William McKinley

The 25th President, 1897-1901
Author(s): Kevin Phillips
Original Publish Date: Mar 01, 2003
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (5.82 hours)
Product Number: Z100126357
Released: Jun 02, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781593973391
Narrator/s: Richard Rohan
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
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A bestselling historian and political commentator reconsiders McKinley's overshadowed legacy By any serious measurement, bestselling historian Kevin Phillips argues, William McKinley was a major American president. It was during his administration that the United States made its diplomatic and military debut as a world power. McKinley was one of eight presidents who, either in the White House or on the battlefield, stood as principals in successful wars, and he was among the six or seven to take office in what became recognized as a major realignment of the U.S. party system. Phillips argues that McKinley's lackluster ratings have been sustained not by unjust biographers but by years of criticism about his personality, indirect methodologies, middle-class demeanor, and tactical inability to inspire the American public. In this powerful and persuasive biography, Phillips musters convincing evidence that McKinley's desire to heal, renew prosperity, and reunite the country qualify him for promotion into the ranks of the best chief executives.

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Author(s): Kevin Phillips
Product Number EB00202968
Released: Mar 18, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
ISBN: #9781466866430

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