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By Serge Ricard

ISBN-10: 144433140X

ISBN-13: 9781444331400

A better half to Theodore Roosevelt is the 1st finished anthology to surround Roosevelt as complete, highlighting either his character and his expert diplomacy.Revitalizes and internationalizes scholarship in this most well liked and highly-rated American presidentCovers many points of Roosevelt’s character and his guidelines, family and overseas, to create a whole photo of the manProvides scholarship from either side of the Atlantic, from tested Roosevelt specialists,  revered students, and a brand new iteration of historiansA new and clean historiographical exploration of Roosevelt’s existence and concepts, political occupation and achievements, and his legacies

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And TR strongly felt the pull of New York politics. In June a New York assemblyman asked TR whether he was considering a place on the state ticket in the fall. That same month New York City mayor William R. Grace offered TR the position of President of the Board of Health. Grace had been elected in 1884 as a reform Democrat, and sought a candidate to replace an indicted bribe-taker. The fact that he reached out to Republican Theodore Roosevelt indicated the value of the Roosevelt name in New York City politics, a name associated with independence and good government.

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). ” History of Childhood Quarterly 2: 461–92. Davis, Glen (1975). ’ ” History of Childhood Quarterly 3: 43–74. Wagenknecht, Edward (1958). The Seven Worlds of Theodore Roosevelt. New York: Longmans, Green & Co. , Jr. (1952). 2: 301–15. indd 26 7/8/2011 6:04:37 PM Chapter Two THEODORE ROOSEVELT’S EARLY POLITICAL CAREER: THE MAKING OF AN INDEPENDENT REPUBLICAN AND URBAN PROGRESSIVE Edward P.

Theodore gazed up through the haze and caught sight of a single lamp that flickered faintly through the window of Alice’s upstairs bedroom. It was an eerie scene, TR must have sensed, an ominous portent of something dreadful (New York Times, February 13, 1884; Putnam 1958, 383–86; Morris 1979, 240–41). As he entered his family home on West 57th Street, Elliott informed his brother that both Alice and mother “Mittie” were dying. “There is a curse on this house,” TR mumbled, echoing his brother’s lament.

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