A Most Glorious Ride: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886

A Most Glorious Ride: The Diaries of Theodore Roosevelt, 1877-1886

by Edward P. Kohn (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438455136
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 04/01/2015
Pages: 322
Sales rank: 590,111
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Edward P. Kohn is Assistant Professor of History and Chair of the Department of American Culture and Literature at Bilkent University in Turkey. Kohn has written extensively on Theodore Roosevelt, and his previous books include Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt and Hot Time in the Old Town: The Great Heat Wave of 1896 and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt.

Table of Contents

Preface: Theodore Roosevelt as Diarist

Introduction: Theodore Roosevelt’s Life until 1877

Harvard: Volume I (1877)
Diary Entries

“Trust in the Lord, and Do Good”: Volume II (1878)
Diary Entries

Chestnut Hill: Volume III (1879)
Diary Entries

Married: Volume IV (1880)
Diary Entries

photo gallery follows pages 176

Politics: Volume V (1881)
Diary Entries

Albany: Volume VI (1882)
Diary Entries

1882 Legislative Diary: Diary of Five Months in the New York Legislature

Albany and “Dakotah”: Volume VII
Diary Entries

“The light has gone out of my life”: Volume VIII (1884)
February 14 Entry (Image)
Diary Entries

“E. K. C.”: Volume IX
Diary Entries

Conclusion: Theodore Roosevelt’s Life after 1886

Glossary of Latin Names of Wildlife Observed and Collected by Theodore Roosevelt

Works Consulted

Index

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