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The World Remade, America in World War I, G.J. Meyer

Label
The World Remade, America in World War I, G.J. Meyer
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 577-611) and index
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
The World Remade
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
951753567
Responsibility statement
G.J. Meyer
Sub title
America in World War I
Summary
"An indispensable, sharply drawn account of America's pivotal--and still controversial--intervention in World War I, enlivened by fresh insights into the key issues, events, and personalities of the period, from the New York Times bestselling author of A World Undone"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Part one. The crooked road to war -- December 1918: Apotheosis ; Background: how it happened -- Neutrality the Wilson way ; Background: coming of age -- Quickly to the brink ; Background: the tortoise and the hare -- Many sacred principles ; Background: mystery voyage -- Marked cards and a stacked deck ; Background: choosing sides -- "A dangerous thing; ; to inflame a people" ; Background: the war of words--and pictures -- Onward Christian soldiers ; Background: troublemaker -- Why ; Background: over there--the war as of April 1917 -- "A message of death" -- Part two. The price -- Taking charge ; Background: going dry -- "Skin-deep dollar patriotism" ; Background: destiny's child -- Cracking down ; Background: three faces of labor -- Welcome to France ; Background: Buffalo soldiers -- "A moblike madness" ; Background: "disgusting creatures" -- The law of selfishness ; Background: the war, too, changes -- The last roll of the iron dice ; Background: the war of the air--and of the future -- Deadlocked no more ; Background: death from a new direction -- The tide turns ; Background: eggs loaded with dynamite -- An army at last ; Background: "a soldier's soldier" -- In at the kill -- Part three. Sowing dragons' teeth -- The world the war made ; Background: lost? -- Compromise or betrayal? ; Background: strange bedfellows -- "Hell's dirtiest work" ; Background: the Palmer raids -- "The door is closed" -- Aftermath: "Now it's all over" -- Appendix: Woodrow Wilson's Program for Peace
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