Other books byTheodore Roosevelt
The Winning of the West
The Founding of the Trans-Alleghany...
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The Naval War of 1812
Published when Theodore Roosevelt was only twenty-three years old, The Naval War of 1812 was immediately hailed as a literary and scholarly triumph, and it is still considered the definitive book on the subject. It caused considerable controversy for its bold refutation of earlier accounts of the war, but its brilliant analysis and balanced tone left critics floundering, changed the course of U.S. military history by renewing interest in our obsolete forces, and set the young author and political hopeful on a path to greatness. Roosevelt's inimitable style and robust narrative make The Naval War of 1812 enthralling, illuminating, and utterly essential to every armchair historian. The books in the Modern Library War series have been chosen by series editor Caleb Carr according to the significance of their subject matter, their contribution to the field of military history, and their literary merit.
Through the Brazilian Wilderness
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Winning of the West
Part IV; the Indian Wars, 1784-1787; Franklin,...
In this fourth volume of Roosevelt's engrossing The Winning of the West series, he looks to the rugged frontier. His description of all the American west witnessed from 1784 to 1787—an inrush of settlers, the Indian Wars, the routing of the Mississippi, the Separatist Movement, Kentucky's struggle to become a state, and more—is simply gripping.