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“The essays cover a myriad of pertinent topics and are consistently well argued and thought-provoking.… This is a highly valuable volume for Wilson scholars. Highly recommended.”—Choice

“A book full of scholarly, thoughtful essays on Wilson and his -ism.”—Peter H. Buckingham, Journal of American History

Chapter List

Introduction: Wilson Revisited
John Milton Cooper Jr.

Part I: Institutionalizing Progressivism
1. Making a Case for Wilson
John Milton Cooper Jr.
2. “Common Counsel”: Woodrow Wilson’s Pragmatic Progressivism, 1885–1913
Trygve Throntveit
3. Wilson’s Reform of Economic Structure: Progressive Liberalism and the Corporation
W. Elliot Brownlee

Part II. Race, Speech, and Gender
4. Race and Nation in the Thought and Politics of Woodrow Wilson
Gary Gerstle
5. Did Woodrow Wilson’s Gender Politics Matter?
Victoria Bissell Brown

Part III. The Seeds of Wilsonianism
6. Revolution, War, and Expansion: Woodrow Wilson In Latin America
Mark T. Gilderhus
7. Mr. Wilson’s First Amendment
Geoffrey R. Stone
8. Democracy, Peace, and World Order
Lloyd E. Ambrosius

Part IV. Post-Wilsonian Wilsonianism
9. Progressive Internationalism and Reformed Capitalism: New Freedom to New Deal
Emily S. Rosenberg
10. Woodrow Wilson and the Cold War: “Tear Down This Wall, Mr. Gorbachev”
Martin Walker
11. Wilsonianism after the Cold War: “Words, Words, Mere Words”
Frank Ninkovich

Afterword: Making Democracy Safe for the World
Anne-Marie Slaughter

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