Never Call Retreat: Theodore Roosevelt and the Great War

Never Call Retreat: Theodore Roosevelt and the Great War

by J. Thompson


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The first modern account of Theodore Roosevelt and the First World War, this is a tale of war and politics as well as the private story of true love and family devotion: a story as multi-faceted as TR's own personality.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137306524
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 01/15/2014
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 362
Product dimensions: 11.40(w) x 7.60(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

J. Lee Thompson is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society and a Professor of History at Lamar University, USA. His previous books include Theodore Roosevelt Abroad and A Wider Patriotism: Alfred Milner and the British Empire. His work has been featured on C-SPAN and other venues, and he is a visiting Fellow at Cambridge University.

Table of Contents

Prologue: Peace Envoy, Spring 1910 1. A Great Tragedy Impends, June-August 1914 2. A Great Black Tornado, August-November 1914 3. To Serve Righteousness, November 1914-April 1915 4. A Course of National Infamy, May-August 1915 5. First American Citizen, September 1915-March 1916 6. Not in Heroic Mood, March-June 1916 7. A Shadow Dance of Words, July-November 1916 8. The Curse of Meroz, December 1916-April 1917 9. A Slacker in Spite of Himself, April-July 1917 10. Children of the Crucible, August-December 1917 11. The People's War, January-March 1918 12. Crowded Hours of Glorious Life, March-July 1918 13. A Noble Life Gloriously Ended, July-August 1918 14. Peace with Victory, August-November 1918 Epilogue: November 1918-January 1919

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Never Call Retreat: Theodore Roosevelt and the Great War 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have read many books about T.R. and am sad to say this is not one I am enjoying. If I had not paid $35.00 for the nook book I would have given this one up.