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Charles Gates Dawes: A Life
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Charles Gates Dawes: A Life (Hardback)

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Charles Gates Dawes: A Life is the first comprehensive biography of an American in whose fascinating story contemporary readers can follow the struggles and triumphs of early twentieth-century America and Europe.Dawes is most known today as vice president of the United States under Calvin Coolidge, but he also distinguished himself and his hometown of Evanston, Illinois, on the world stage with the 1925 Nobel Peace Prize. This engrossing biography traces how, when the punitive armistice that ended the First World War resulted in a disabled, restive Germany, Dawes's diplomatic legerdemain averted war through a renegotiation of Germany's debt repayments.Dawes's diplomatic and political achievements, however, were only the illustrious capstones to a multifaceted career that included military service, law, finance, and business on the local, state, national, and global stages. In every arena of his life, he combined the social graces of the Gilded Age with the spirit of service of the Progressive Era.Despite his life of disciplined service, Dawes was an ebullient and irrepressible figure. Dawes's salty language was often colorful fodder for tabloid and magazine writers of his era. In this captivating biography, Annette B. Dunlap recounts the story of an original American who enlightened and enlivened his world.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: historical, political & militaryBusinessFinance & accountingFinanceBankingHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentInternational relationsDiplomacyHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical structure & processesPolitical leaders & leadership Publisher: Northwestern University Press Publication Date: 30/08/2016 ISBN-13: 9780810134218  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Annette B. Dunlap is the author of Frank: The Story of Frances Folsom Cleveland, America's Youngest First Lady and The Gambler's Daughter: A Personal and Social History.

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