The Resource All the great prizes : the life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt, John Taliaferro

All the great prizes : the life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt, John Taliaferro

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All the great prizes : the life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt
Title
All the great prizes
Title remainder
the life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt
Statement of responsibility
John Taliaferro
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John Hay was both witness and author of many of the most significant chapters in American history-- from the birth of the Republican Party, the Civil War, and the Spanish-American War, to the prelude to the First World War. Much of what we know about Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt comes to us through the observations Hay made while private secretary to one and secretary of state to the other. Hay's friends included virtually every president, sovereign, author, artist, power broker, and robber baron of the Gilded Age. As an ambassador and statesman, he guided many of the country's major diplomatic initiatives at the turn of the twentieth century: the Open Door with China, the creation of the Panama Canal, the establishment of America as a world leader. But for all his poise and polish, he had his secrets. His marriage to one of the wealthiest women in the country did not prevent him from pursuing the Madame X of Washington society, whose other secret suitor was Hay's best friend, Henry Adams. Here is the epic tale of one of the most amazing figures in American history
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Taliaferro, John
Dewey number
973.7092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hay, John
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Statesmen
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
All the great prizes : the life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt, John Taliaferro
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [613]-642) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
673 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781416597308
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012032847
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 69166
  • 5437257
Label
All the great prizes : the life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt, John Taliaferro
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [613]-642) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
673 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781416597308
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012032847
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 69166
  • 5437257

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