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Wilsonian Maritime Diplomacy, 1913-1921
Wilsonian Maritime Diplomacy, 1913-1921
By Jeffrey J. Safford
Rutgers University Press, 1978, 282 pp.

A competent history of the efforts of the Wilson Administration to create a preeminent American merchant marine. The author adds convincingly to the picture that has been emerging in the last 20 years of Wilson as a President concerned with enhancing American power.