By Serge Ricard
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 hottest and highly-rated American presidentCovers many features of Roosevelt’s character and his guidelines, household and overseas, to create an entire photo of the manProvides scholarship from either side of the Atlantic, from validated Roosevelt specialists, revered students, and a brand new iteration of historiansA new and clean historiographical exploration of Roosevelt’s lifestyles and ideas, political occupation and achievements, and his legacies
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TR repeatedly indicated that he felt he had to accept the nomination. “I did not well see how I could refuse,” he told Lodge. “If I could have kept out I would never have been in the contest” (TR to Lodge, 17 October 1886, in Morison, Blum, and Chandler 1951, 111– 12). But if TR planned to continue any sort of political career in New York, then he would have to do the bidding of the party leaders, even if this meant offering himself as a sacrifice on election day. Even the timing of the Republican nomination indicated the party’s difficult position in 1886.
A Companion to Theodore Roosevelt by Serge Ricard