By Serge Ricard
A better half to Theodore Roosevelt is the 1st entire anthology to surround Roosevelt as complete, highlighting either his character and his expert diplomacy.Revitalizes and internationalizes scholarship in this hottest and highly-rated American presidentCovers many points of Roosevelt’s character and his rules, household and international, to create an entire photo of the manProvides scholarship from either side of the Atlantic, from confirmed Roosevelt specialists, revered students, and a brand new iteration of historiansA new and clean historiographical exploration of Roosevelt’s lifestyles and concepts, political occupation and achievements, and his legacies
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Sewall, William W. (1919). R. New York: Harper and Brother’s. Stickney, Victor Hugo (1922). Theodore Roosevelt, Ranchman. : Post Printing and Binding Co. Thayer, William Roscoe (1919). Theodore Roosevelt: An Intimate Biography. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Willis, John (1931). Roosevelt in the Rough: As Told to Horace Smith. New York: I. Washburn. indd 25 7/8/2011 6:04:37 PM 26 MICHAEL L. COLLINS FURTHER READING Cutright, Paul R. (1956). Theodore Roosevelt the Naturalist. New York: Harper. Davis, Glen (1975).
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Before departing Dakota Territory, TR had written the elder Ferris and Merrifield a check for $14,000 for the purpose of buying a herd of 400 cattle “on shares” and purchasing the grazing rights to a spread near Chimney Butte, some seven miles south of the twin hamlets of Little Missouri and Medora. Perhaps another trip to the Badlands would allow him to rediscover some sense of purpose, if only he could find time away from other responsibilities (Hagedorn 1921, 7–24, 28–42; Reavis 1872, 553). First he had to finish the work that he had started in Albany.
A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt by Serge Ricard