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The moralist

Patricia O"Toole

The moralist

Woodrow Wilson and the world he made

by Patricia O"Toole

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Presidents,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Biography,
  • Foreign relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesWoodrow Wilson and the world he made
    StatementPatricia O"Toole
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE767 .O95 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 636 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages636
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26954394M
    ISBN 100743298098, 0743298101
    ISBN 109780743298094, 9780743298100
    LC Control Number2018006628
    OCLC/WorldCa989963746

      The title of Patricia O’Toole’s new book is a twofold puzzle. In what sense does she consider Wilson a “moralist”? It is a word with multiple shades of meaning, not all positive. And what exactly is the world that Woodrow Wilson made? Whatever O’Toole’s intent, there is a . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wheelis, Allen, Moralist. New York, Basic Books [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

      The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made by Patricia O'Toole has an overall rating of Positive based on 8 book reviews.3/4(8). The book’s title, The Moralist, suggests the author’s take on Wilson’s political achievements. O’Toole states that his moral ideology was “more secular than religious, the effect of his.

    Biographer Patricia O’Toole talked about her book, The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made. May 7, The Moralist. Now a classic, this book was hailed upon its original publication in as "An event to be acclaimed a book of genuine brilliance on Freud's cultural importance a permanently valuable contribution to the human sciences."—Alastair MacIntyre, Manchester Guardian "This remarkably subtle and substantial book, with its nicely ordered sequences of skilled 5/5(1).


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By the author of acclaimed biographies of Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Adams, a penetrating biography of one of the most high-minded, consequential, and controversial US presidents, Woodrow Wilson ( 4/5.

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With surgical precision she analyzes Wilson’s intellectual greatness, military cunning, and evangelical fervor aimed at promoting global democracy after World War I.

“By turns eloquent, aloof, incisive, racist, romantic, and, above all, moralistic, /5(18). The Moralist (book) Fifty-year-old "spin doctor" Red Rover volunteers for a creative writing mentoring program and falls in love with his twelve-year-old protege Jonathan. Over the next year and a half, as their relationship and the boy matures, Red becomes outraged by the witch-hunt hysteria gripping the nation.

KIRKUS REVIEW. O’Toole (When Trumpets Call: Theodore Roosevelt After the White House,etc.) adds to a long list of Woodrow Wilson () biographies with a skillfully crafted account of the president’s life and legacy. As suggested in the title, Wilson considered himself the moral conscience of the United States, and he acted : Patricia O’Toole.

The Moralist is a cautionary tale about the perils of moral vanity and American overreach in foreign affairs. In domestic affairs, Wilson was a progressive who enjoyed unprecedented success in leveling the economic playing field, but he was behind the.

Patricia O’Toole is the author of five books, including The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made, When Trumpets Call: Theodore Roosevelt after the White House, and The Five of Hearts: An Intimate Portrait of Henry Adams and His Friends, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.

A biographer of Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Adams, O’Toole is a lucid and elegant writer (her book about Adams was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize), and “The Moralist” is a fluid account that.

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Freud: The Mind of the Moralist (; second edition ) is a book about Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychoanalysis, by the sociologist Philip Rieff, who described his motive in writing it as being to "show the mind of Freud, not the man or the movement he founded, as it derives lessons on the right conduct of life from the misery of living it Author: Philip Rieff.

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O’Toole (The Five of Hearts: An Intimate Portrait of Henry Adams and His Friends, –) offers a comprehensive biography of Woodrow Wilson and a. The Moralist is a cautionary tale about the perils of moral vanity and American overreach in foreign affairs. In domestic affairs, Wilson was a progressive who enjoyed unprecedented success in leveling the economic playing field, but he was behind the times on racial equality and women’s suffrage.

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