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The king and the cowboy : Theodore Roosevelt and Edward the Seventh : secret partners

Author: David Fromkin
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An analysis of the unlikely friendship between Edward VII of England and President Theodore Roosevelt discusses their collaborative efforts at the Algeciras conference of 1906 while explaining how their alliance initiated an international power shift.
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Named Person: Theodore Roosevelt; Edward, King of Great Britain; Edward, King of Great Britain; Theodore Roosevelt; Franklin D Roosevelt; Eduard, Großbritannien König VIII.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Fromkin
ISBN: 9781594201875 1594201870 9780143116189 0143116185
OCLC Number: 213308973
Description: 256 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. VICTORIA'S WORLD. When German Monarchs ruled England --
A liberal German's worldview --
Was Bertie really born lucky? --
2. A PROFILE OF BERTIE. Nemesis strikes --
Seduced by Paris --
Seducing the New World --
Can she forgive him? --
War and politics divide the family --
The young marrieds --
Other beds, other women --
Bertie's politics --
3. WILLY CASTS A SHADOW. Willy bites --
Willy barks --
Willy sends a telegram --
Willy challenges Bertie --
4. A PROFILE OF TEDDY. Teedie refuses to be weak --
Teedie in love --
What should he do with his life? --
Politics! --
Following the Western Star --
Back to politics! --
Teddy's war --
5. INTO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. Alarm! --
A special relationship --
An entente --
Showdown in Morocco --
On to Algeciras --
High noon --
Who moves history? --
Time runs out --
The road to Sarajevo --
The Anglo-French entente.
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An analysis of the unlikely friendship between Edward VII of England and President Theodore Roosevelt discusses their collaborative efforts at the Algeciras conference of 1906 while explaining how their alliance initiated an international power shift.

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