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Theodore Rex

Author: Edmund Morris
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2002, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : Modern Library pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In Edmund Morris' sequel to his Pulitzer Prize-winning first book on Theodore Roosevelt, Roosevelt's great deeds, gifts, and energy are on conspicuous display. Roosevelt's presidency was imperial, and he shaped policies and events according to his will despite the opposition of Wall Street, the white South, and other interests. Among his achievements were the acquisition of the Panama Canal and the Philippines, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Theodore Roosevelt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund Morris
ISBN: 0812966007 : 9780812966008
OCLC Number: 50764834
Notes: Originally published: New York : Random House, c2001.
Continues: The rise of Theodore Roosevelt.
Description: x, 772 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: Prologue: 14-16 September 1901 --
The first administration, 1901-1904. The shadow of the crown ; The most damnable outrage ; One vast, smoothly running machine ; A message from the president ; Turn of a rising tide ; Two pilots aboard, and rocks ahead ; Genius, force, originality ; The good old summertime ; No power or duty ; The catastrophe now impending ; A very big and entirely new thing ; Not a cloud on the horizon ; The big stick ; A condition, not a theory ; The black crystal ; White man black and black man white ; No color of right ; The most just and proper revolution ; The imagination of the wicked ; Intrigue and striving and change ; The wire that ran around the world ; The most absurd political campaign of our time --
Interlude --
The second administration, 1905-1909. Many budding things ; The best herder of emperors since Napoleon ; Mere force of events ; The treason of the Senate ; Bloody through marble ; The clouds that are gathering ; Such a fleet and such a day ; Moral overstrain ; The residuary legatee ; One long lovely crackling row --
Epilogue: 4 March 1909.
Responsibility: Edmund Morris.

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In Edmund Morris' sequel to his Pulitzer Prize-winning first book on Theodore Roosevelt, Roosevelt's great deeds, gifts, and energy are on conspicuous display. Roosevelt's presidency was imperial, and he shaped policies and events according to his will despite the opposition of Wall Street, the white South, and other interests. Among his achievements were the acquisition of the Panama Canal and the Philippines, the creation of numerous national parks and monuments, and the prosecution of trusts and monopolies. --From publisher's description.

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