Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson, c.1910-1915. Library of Congress.

Esmond Wright offers the second part of his study of the early 20th century American president and moralist.

Esmond Wright offers a study of the steps by which the political moralist, who was President of the United States between 1912 and 1920, found himself reluctantly drawn from high-principled neutrality into a crusading intervention on behalf of democracy.

Alan Sharp takes a fresh look at the statesmen responsible for the Treaty of Versailles

Alan Sharp looks at the factors shaping national policies in the weeks preceding the Paris Peace Conference, when the failure of the victorious allies to agree on aims and a process for negotiations with the Germans resulted in a ‘tragedy of disappointment’.

Paul Brewer looks at the politics behind US involvement in the First World War and how President Woodrow Wilson dealt with those Americans who campaigned against it.

Peacemaker or warmonger: history has awarded the former epithet (albeit ill-fated) to Woodrow Wilson, but here Christopher Ray looks at how the President performed as head of the services in conflict and at his relationship with America’s generals