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Author Gould, Lewis L

Title The William Howard Taft presidency / Lewis L. Gould

Publ Info Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, 2009
 PC  E761 .G68 2009    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  E761 .G68 2009    AVAILABLE
 URI  E761 G68 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 269 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series American presidency series
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents "The man of the hour" in 1908 -- Being his own king -- The new president and his country -- A substantial revision downward : the Payne Aldrich Tariff -- The Ballinger Pinchot controversy -- Taft, Knox, and dollar diplomacy -- Taft and Congress, 1910 -- Taft, Roosevelt, and the 1910 election -- Taft as administrator -- Reciprocity, revolution, and arbitration -- Toward a break with Roosevelt -- "Roosevelt was my closest friend" -- The 1912 campaign -- Leaving the White House
LC subject United States -- Politics and government -- 1909-1913
Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930
ISBN 9780700616749 (cloth : alk. paper)
0700616748 (cloth : alk. paper)