American Ideal: Theodore Roosevelt's Search for American Individualism
By: Paul M. Rego (author)Paperback
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This book takes Theodore Roosevelt seriously as a man of ideas, a thinker who was deeply committed to addressing the problems of his generation. It also is a study of TR as a leader, one who used rhetoric and example to convince his fellow citizens that it was possible to reconcile the American traditionof individualism with a Progressive-inspired concern for the social good.
Paul M. Rego is assistant professor of politics at Messiah College in Pennsylvania.
Chapter 1 Table of Contents Chapter 2 Introduction Chapter 3 1 Individualism and Its Discontents Chapter 4 2 Years of Preparation Chapter 5 3 The "Dude" Emerges Chapter 6 4 Hero Tales Chapter 7 5 The Square Deal Chapter 8 6 The Preacher President Chapter 9 7 The New Nationalism Chapter 10 8 TR, the New Freedom, and the World War Chapter 11 Conclusion Chapter 12 Bibliography
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