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The Resource Lion in the White House : a life of Theodore Roosevelt, Aida D. Donald

Lion in the White House : a life of Theodore Roosevelt, Aida D. Donald

Label
Lion in the White House : a life of Theodore Roosevelt
Title
Lion in the White House
Title remainder
a life of Theodore Roosevelt
Statement of responsibility
Aida D. Donald
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"New York State Assemblyman, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, New York City Police Commissioner, Governor of New York, Vice President, and, at forty-two, the youngest President ever - in his own words, Theodore Roosevelt "rose like a rocket." He was also a cowboy, a soldier, a historian, an intrepid explorer, and an unsurpassed environmentalist - all in all, perhaps the most versatile Chief Executive in our nation's history. In Lion in the White House: A Life of Theodore Roosevelt, historian Aida D. Donald chronicles the life of this first modern president." "Theodore Roosevelt's accomplishments in office were immense. As President, he redesigned the office of Chief Executive and the workings of the Republican Party to meet the challenges of the new industrial economy. Believing that the emerging aristocracy of wealth represented a genuine threat to democracy, Roosevelt broke trusts to curb the rapacity of big business. He improved economic and social conditions for the average American, made food and drugs safe, and conserved western lands for the nation's common heritage. Roosevelt built the Panama Canal and a modern navy, while engaging the country in world affairs, thus putting an end to isolationism. And he won the Nobel Peace Prize - the only sitting president ever so honored - for his several peace negotiations that ended one war and prevented others." "Throughout his public career, Roosevelt fought valiantly to steer the Republican Party back to its noblest ideals as embodied by Abraham Lincoln. Alas, his hopes were quashed by the party's strong rightward turn in the years after he left office."--BOOK JACKET
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Donald, Aïda DiPace
Dewey number
  • 973.91/1092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E757
LC item number
.D658 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Roosevelt, Theodore
  • Presidents
  • United States
Label
Lion in the White House : a life of Theodore Roosevelt, Aida D. Donald
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-268) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Born in a cocoon -- From cocoon to the world -- "I rose like a rocket" -- The arc of power -- Man of the hour -- The accidental president -- A mandate at last -- The imperial years -- Too much fame
Control code
167498905
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvi, 287 pages
Isbn
9780465002139
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007034122
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)167498905
Label
Lion in the White House : a life of Theodore Roosevelt, Aida D. Donald
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-268) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Born in a cocoon -- From cocoon to the world -- "I rose like a rocket" -- The arc of power -- Man of the hour -- The accidental president -- A mandate at last -- The imperial years -- Too much fame
Control code
167498905
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xvi, 287 pages
Isbn
9780465002139
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007034122
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)167498905

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