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Heir to the Empire City : New York and the making of Theodore Roosevelt /

"Theodore Roosevelt is best remembered as America's prototypical "cowboy" president-a Rough Rider who derived his political wisdom from a youth spent in the untamed American West. But while the great outdoors certainly shaped Roosevelt's identity, historian Edward P. Kohn argues that it was his... Full description

Main Author: Kohn, Edward P. 1968-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Basic Books, 2014
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Contents: Introduction : New York Knickerbocker -- Prologue: June 18, 1910, Homecoming -- "This Little Rocky Island" : New York at Roosevelt's Birth -- "It's Roosevelt from New York" : Roosevelt At Harvard -- "The Dirtiest City in the Universe" 1881 : A Year in New York -- "A Revolting State of Affairs" Roosevelt's Work in the New York Assembly -- "Hero Land" : Roosevelt's Trips West -- "Into the Yawning Gulf" : Roosevelt's 1886 Bid for Mayor -- "With Fidelity and Integrity" -- Roosevelt as Civil Service Commissioner -- "There'll Be a Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight" : Roosevelt as Police Commissioner -- "The Ritz Riders" : Assistant Secretary of the Navy, War in Cuba, and Roosevelt's Path to Albany -- "Governor of the Entire Party" Roosevelt, Thomas Platt, and the New York Governorship -- "The Direct Antithesis of McKinley" : The New York President.
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