Theodore Roosevelt's History of the United States: His Own Words, Selected and Arranged by Daniel Ruddy

Theodore Roosevelt's History of the United States: His Own Words, Selected and Arranged by Daniel Ruddy

by Daniel Ruddy

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“A splendid piece of work.”
— Edmund Morris

In a unique project, author Daniel Ruddy has carefully extracted Teddy Roosevelt’s most relevant and telling comments—from letters, books, speeches, and other sources—and organized them to form a fairly full, always colorful, and highly opinionated history of the United States up to 1919 (the year TR died). With a preface by Theodore Rex author Edmund Morris.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061991455
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
Publication date: 05/04/2010
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 912,577
File size: 797 KB

About the Author

Daniel Ruddy grew up on Long Island, New York, where a childhood trip to Roosevelt's home, Sagamore Hill, triggered a lifelong interest in Theodore Roosevelt. A marketing consultant for Fortune 500 companies, Ruddy holds a master's degree in international relations from the London School of Economics.

Table of Contents

Foreword Edmund Morris xi

Introduction xv

1 On Writing History 1

2 Revolutionary Era (1776-1824) 21

3 Jacksonian Era (1825-1850) 109

4 Civil War Era (1851-1876) 165

5 Gilded Age (1877-1900) 207

6 Twentieth Century (1901-1918) 253

Acknowledgments 319

Works Cited and Other Sources 521

Explanatory Notes 325

Source Notes 355

Index 409

What People are Saying About This

Douglas Brinkley

“Daniel Ruddy’s Theodore Roosevelt’s History of the United States is a marvelous omnibus showcasing our twenty-sixth president’s flashy wit, statesman-like grace, and original thinking. A real gift to the world.”

Thomas Fleming

This is a book that everyone even faintly interested in American history will read with amazement and delight. It is nothing less than an historical experience, a journey into our past in the company of a unique and often startling time-traveller.

Edmund Morris

I have nothing but admiration for a young historian’s ingenuity in putting together what is, in a sense, a Rooseveltian apologia pro vita sua, with not one word of other argument interpolated...A splendid piece of work.

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