This book expands that list and highlights his most significant contributions to history, including:
- His role in the creation of the Panama Canal
- How he ended the Russo-Japanese War
- His "trust busting," which brought corporations under the control of the people
- The impact of his conservation efforts
- How he built up the navy and established the United States as a world power
A refreshing alternative to the stuffy, overly academic books on the market, this book is the definitive guide for you to learn more about one of the most successful U.S. presidents, scholars, and statesmen in world history.
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About the Author
About the Foreword Writer:
Dr. William N. Tilchin, recipient of a PhD in History from Brown University in 1992, is a scholar in the fields of U.S. diplomatic history and the history of presidential leadership at Boston University, where he has been teaching since 1994. His primary research focus is the presidency and foreign policy of Theodore Roosevelt. Dr. Tilchin is the author of Theodore Roosevelt and the British Empire: A Study in Presidential Statecraft (1997) and of numerous essays on Roosevelt's diplomacy and related topics, and he is the co-editor (with Charles E. Neu) of Artists of Power: Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and Their Enduring Impact on U.S. Foreign Policy (2006). He has been a keynote speaker in various forums throughout the United States, and for the past five years he has been serving as the editor of the quarterly Theodore Roosevelt Association Journal.