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The world remade : America in World War I / G.J. Meyer.

Meyer, G. J., 1940- (author.).
Book Book ([2016])
Description: xvii, 651 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, [2016]
8 of 8 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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  • ISBN: 9780553393323 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 0553393324 (hardback)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 605-611) and index.
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.
Introduction -- The crooked road to war -- The price -- Sowing dragon's teeth -- Aftermath: "Now it is all over" -- Appendix: Woodrow Wilson's Program for Peace.
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.
"An indispensable, sharply drawn tour through America's epoch-defining involvement in the Great War, enlivened by fresh insights into the key issues, events, and personalities of the period. After years of bitter debate and provocations on all sides, the U.S. declaration of war on Imperial Germany on April 6, 1917, plunged the country into the savage European conflict that would destroy--and remake--the world. The World Remade is an engrossing account of America's pivotal, still controversial, intervention into WWI, encompassing the prelude to war, its conduct abroad and at home, and its aftermath; and including the tumultuous politics and seismic shifts of the era and the towering personalities of the day--a briskly paced, timely treatment of the seminal conflict of the twentieth century, which set the stage for America's emergence as a world power and the global tragedies and triumphs to come"-- Provided by publisher.

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Meyer, G J. "The world remade : America in World War I." New York : Bantam Books, 2016.
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