The Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt / Edition 1

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"This book deserves to be read by a large general audience trying to understand not only Roosevelt but also the development of the modern presidency. It will become the standard work on the subject."—Robert Dallek, author of The American Style of Foreign Policy

"Unquestionably the most authoritative account of Theodore Roosevelt's presidency."—William H. Harbaugh, author of Power and Responsibility: The Life and Times of Theodore Roosevelt and editor of The Writings of Theodore Roosevelt

Author Biography: Lewis L. Gould is Eugene C. Barker Centennial Professor Emeritus in American History at the University of Texas at Austin and author or coauthor of eighteen other books, including The Presidency of William McKinley; The Spanish-American War and President McKinley; 1968: The Election that Changed America; Lady Bird Johnson and the Environment; and Lady Bird Johnson: Our Environmental First Lady.

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Editorial Reviews

Journal of American History
A model of thorough research, balanced judgment, and persuasive argument. . . . An invaluable contribution to understanding Roosevelt's presidency and its influence over reform and the evolution of the national government in the twentieth century.
Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
This comprehensive one-volume study of the 26th president's administration (1901-1909) emphasizes Roosevelt's aggressive exercise of the powers of his office. Domestically, this included his ``trust-busting'' strategy, his regulation of big business and the economy, and his campaign to conserve our national natural resources. Decisiveness was equally manifest in Roosevelt's foreign policy; Gould explores TR's role as mediator in the Russo-Japanese War, his acquisition of the Panama Canal site and the start of the Canal's construction, and the controversial ``Roosevelt corollary'' to the Monroe Doctrine. On the negative side, Gould analyzes Roosevelt's ``reluctant racial tolerance,'' using as his prime example the president's harsh attitude toward black soldiers accused in 1906 of shooting up the Texas town of Brownsville. The author charges that their trial-less dishonorable discharge was a serious miscarriage of justice, one sanctioned by the chief executive, who ``could not rise above the racial values of his time.'' Roosevelt's presidency, we're shown in this balanced, scholarly assessment, exerted a profoundly positive effect on the national self-image. (Jan.)
Booknews
An analytic narrative of Roosevelt's two administrations (1901-1909) that places in their historical context both his constructive and his troubling contributions to the emergence of the modern presidency. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
American Historical Review
A clear, balanced, insightful account that establishes itself as the best treatment yet done of its subject.
Journal of American History
An invaluable contribution to understanding Theodore Roosevelt's presidency and its influence over the evolution of the national government.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780700605651
  • Publisher: University Press of Kansas
  • Publication date: 8/28/1992
  • Series: American Presidency Series
  • Edition description: REISSUE
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 355
  • Product dimensions: 6.04 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Meet the Author

Lewis L. Gould is the author of The Presidency of William McKinley and The William Howard Taft Presidency, among many other works. He lives in Austin, Texas.

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