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CONTENTS Foreword ix Preface xi Introduction: War in Peace 1 Prologue: A Troubled Nation 9 1. Political Apprenticeship 13 2. “Let Us Have Peace” 41 3. Grant Takes Command 59 4. Reconstruction: Consummation without Closure 95 5. Reconstructing the Nation’s Finances 109 6. Brush with Disaster: The New York Gold Corner Conspiracy 125 7. Reconstructing American Foreign Policy 151 8. Revolt in Cuba 179 9. The Gate to the Caribbean Sea 199 10. The Battle of Santo Domingo 229 11. Launching the Peace Policy 263 12. Reform and Revolt 277 13. War at Home 313 viii CONTENTS 14. Peace Abroad 329 15. Vindication 363 16. Second Term Woes 395 17. Crises Domestic and Foreign 419 18. Reconstruction under Siege 451 19. Sound Money, Crooked Whiskey 481 20. The President under Fire 511 21. Securing the Succession 535 22. Third Term Dreams 565 Coda: Rendering “7KH3UHVLGHQF\RI8O\VVHV6*UDQW” 587 Notes 595 Bibliographical Essay 695 Index 701 ...


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