At a glance:
- Author: John Milton Cooper Jr.
- First Published: 1977
- Type of Work: Biography
- Time of Work: 1855-1918
- Setting: Raleigh, North Carolina; New York City; Boston; London, England
- Genres: Nonfiction, Biography
- Subjects: United States or Americans, South or Southerners, Twentieth century, Nineteenth century, Politicians, Diplomacy or diplomats
- Locales: New York, NY, Europe, United States, Boston, MA, New York, London, England, North Carolina, Massachusetts, North America, Raleigh, NC, United Kingdom
Walter Hines Page, though usually remembered today as Woodrow Wilson’s ambassador to England during World War I, made his most significant contribution to late nineteenth century and early twentieth century America as an advocate of the “New South” and sectional reconciliation, as a magazine editor, and as a Progressive reformer. It is to the credit of author John Milton Cooper, Jr., that this exquisitely written critical biography elucidates in rich detail Page’s earlier fascinating career without minimizing Page’s diplomatic service.
Walter Hines Page was...
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