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The Warrior and the Priest

Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt

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$35.50 • £28.95 • €32.00

ISBN 9780674947511

Publication Date: 10/15/1985


480 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

18 halftones

Belknap Press


An engrossing study… Mr. Cooper is at ease with his subjects and at home in their period, and he puts his learning at our disposal in a clear, active, engaging style.The New Yorker

[Cooper’s] book displays the trained historical mind at close to its professional best. His distinctions are sharp, his insights original, his judgments balanced and his narrative unfailingly graceful.The New York Times Book Review

[An] intellectually rich and provocative study.The New York Review of Books

[A] superb comparative biography, [and] an important work of historical scholarship.Publishers Weekly

A truly great work of biographical and historical literature… Since Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson were the architects of all important domestic and foreign policies of the United States in the twentieth century, this book will be read avidly by persons interested in how we came to be what we are as a nation in the 1980s.—Arthur S. Link, Princeton University

A book that should become a classic in the field. The comparative perspective really works. The two men had enough in common, yet were sufficiently distinctive, for the comparative perspective to add significantly to our understanding of each person.—Paul K. Conkin, Vanderbilt University

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