Extraordinary tenure :Massachusetts and the making of the nation : from President Adams to Speaker O'Neill /Neil J. Savage.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-249607

Description

400 p. ; 23 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Politicians
Politiker.
Politics and government.

Originator

Savage, Neil J., 1929-

Contents

I: Beyond revolution -- A government functioning -- Goodbye, Mr. Adams -- To Her Majesty the Queen (and the odd king) -- The end of illusion -- Barbarians at the ballot box : a cobbler's journey -- A poet in Piccadilly -- The rise of the Celt -- II: The American century -- The Commonwealth's century : a question of continuity -- Striking a balance -- The honorable and formidable Mr. Lodge -- In diplomatic service : political appointees and careerists -- The speaker, the president, and it all came tumbling down -- III: The American Revolution -- continued -- Bad times-worse times -- In and out with Speaker Martin -- Always certain, never sure : Massachusetts men in Berlin -- The general's men -- The party of inclusion -- Neither one nor the other -- IV: "They came to the delectable mountain" -- The cardinal rabbi -- Little boy blue -- Family feuds -- A question of attitude -- Men of principle -- The O'Neill.

Publication

Worcester, Mass. : Ambassador Books

Description

400 p. ; 23 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 386-391) and index.
Complimentary copy, August 29, 2005.

ISBN

1929039255 (pbk.)
9781929039258 (pbk.)

Call Number

Stacks F63.S28 2004

Material Type

Biography.

Places

Massachusetts
United States
Massachusetts.