William Howard Taft



Ebook William Howard Taft By Jonathan Lurie Bassgrotto.co.uk In This New Biographical Study Of The Only American Ever To Have Been Both President And Chief Justice Of The United States, Jonathan Lurie Reassesses William Howard Taft S Multiple Careers, Which Culminated In Taft S Election To The Presidency In 1908 As The Chosen Successor To Theodore Roosevelt By 1912, However, The Relationship Between Taft And Roosevelt Had Ruptured Lurie Reexamines The Taft Roosevelt Friendship And Concludes That It Rested On Flimsy Ground He Also Places Taft In A Progressive Context, Taking Taft S Own Self Description As A Believer In Progressive Conservatism As The Starting Point At The End Of His Biography, Lurie Concludes That This Label Is Accurate When Applied To Taft.William Howard Taft

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  • Hardcover
  • 232 pages
  • William Howard Taft
  • Jonathan Lurie
  • English
  • 28 July 2018
  • 0521514215

10 thoughts on “William Howard Taft

  1. says:

    The author did a good job with this book Taft however was not a great president His whole life he never wanted to be president so I have difficulty understanding why he accepted the job It s an interesting story nevertheless.

  2. says:

    This book is a biographical study of the life of William Taft, America s 27th President While the author states that it is intended neither as a new biography nor a detailed study of Taft s presidency, it provides an overview of his life from birth through his appointment as Chief Justice, but not his actual tenure in the Supreme Court.I did not enjoy this book quite as much as I had hoped, although some of that may bedue to a mismatch of expectations on my part than through any fault o This book is a biogra...

  3. says:

    This is certainly not the best biography I ve read, but it did a fairly decent job of providing an overview of Taft s life Sometimes this comes at the expense of ignoring the context of world events in favor of that which is directly related to the points Lurie is trying to make Lurie also uses the word indeedthan 100 times, which, indeed, does stand out after a while Lurie s case that Taft was as he described himself a progressive con...

  4. says:

    Lurie sets out to explore Taft s 1916 description of himself as a conservative progressive which contrasts with the opinion of most previous biographers who see Taft as a hidebound traditionalist sandwiched between two dynamic progressives, Roosevelt and Wilson He accomplishes his task admirably, demonstrating Taft s inability to blow his own horn the way Roosevelt did Through careful documentation he shows Roosevelt s true character as a self absorbed megalomaniac after his return from Africa Lurie sets out to explore Taft s 1916 description of himself as a conservative progressive which contrasts with the opinion of...

  5. says:

    Well Researched It s hard to find an analysis of the Taft presidency This short work does a good job of highlighting the most important aspects of his time in office.

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