A Companion to Woodrow Wilson presents a compilation of essays contributed by various scholars in the field that cover all aspects of the life and career of America s 28th president.
Represents the only current anthology of essays to introduce readers to the scholarship on all aspects of Wilson's life and careerOffers a 'one stop' destination for anyone interested in understanding how the scholarship on Wilson has evolved and where it stands now
Ross A. Kennedy is Associate Professor of History at Illinois State University. He is the author of The Will to Believe: Woodrow Wilson, World War I, and America's Strategy for Peace and Security (2009).
List of Illustrations ix Notes on Contributors x Introduction 1 Ross A. Kennedy Part I To the Presidency 7 1. Wilson the Man 9 Mark Benbow 2. Wilson s Religious, Historical, and Political Thought 38 Malcolm D. Magee 3. Path to Power: Wilson as President of Princeton and Governor of New Jersey 55 Edmund D. Potter 4. Presidential Politics and the Election of 1912 71 William B. Murphy Part II National Progressivism and Wilson 89 5. Wilson as Chief Executive: Relations with Congress, the Cabinet, and Staff 91 Robert C. Hilderbrand 6. The New Freedom and its Evolution 106 W. Elliot Brownlee 7. Wilson and Race Relations 133 Jennifer D. Keene 8. Wilson s Views on Immigration and Ethnicity 152 Kristofer Allerfeldt 9. The Election of 1916 173 Nicole M. Phelps Part III Foreign Relations: Western Hemisphere and Asia, 1913 1921 191 10. Wilson and Mexico 193 Benjamin T. Harrison 11. US Policies Toward Latin America 206 Michael E. Neagle 12. US Policies Toward China, Japan, and the Philippines 225 Anne L. Foster Part IV World War I: Neutrality to War 241 13. Neutrality Policy and the Decision for War 243 Justus D. Doenecke 14. Preparedness 270 Ross A. Kennedy Part V Wartime Progressivism, 1917 1921 287 15. Economic Mobilization 289 Mark R. Wilson 16. Propaganda: Wilson and the Committee on Public Information 308 Richard L. Hughes 17. Civil Liberties 323 Kathleen Kennedy 18. Wilson and Woman Suffrage 343 Barbara J. Steinson Part VI Fighting World War I 365 19. War Aims, 1917 to November 11, 1918 367 John A. Thompson 20. Policies Toward Russia and Intervention in the Russian Revolution 386 David S. Foglesong 21. Wilson s Policies toward Eastern and Southeastern Europe, 1917 1919 406 M. B. B. Biskupski 22. Wilson and His Commanders 426 Jack McCallum Part VII Peacemaking: Paris and After 443 23. Negotiating Peace Terms for Germany 445 Klaus Schwabe 24. Wilson s Project for a New World Order of Permanent Peace and Security 470 William R. Keylor 25. Wilson, Europe s Colonial Empires, and the Issue of Imperialism 492 Priscilla Roberts 26. The League Fight 518 John Milton Cooper, Jr Part VIII Into the Twenties 529 27. Red Scare 531 Adam J. Hodges 28. The Election of 1920 551 Allan J. Lichtman Part IX Wilson s Shadow 567 29. Legacy and Reputation 569 Lloyd E. Ambrosius Selected Bibliography 588 Index 635