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Heir to the Empire City: New York and the making of Theodore Roosevelt

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display_description"Theodore Roosevelt is best remembered as America's prototypical "cowboy" president-a Rough Rider who derived his political wisdom from a youth spent in the untamed American West. But while the great outdoors certainly shaped Roosevelt's identity, historian Edward P. Kohn argues that it was his hometown of New York that made him the progressive president we celebrate today. During his early political career, Roosevelt took on local Republican factions and Tammany Hall Democrats alike, proving his commitment to reform at all costs. He combated the city's rampant corruption, and helped to guide New York through the perils of rabid urbanization and the challenges of accommodating an influx of immigrants-experiences that would serve him well as president of the United States. A riveting account of a man and a city on the brink of greatness, Heir to the Empire City reveals that Roosevelt's true education took place not in the West but on the mean streets of nineteenth-century New York. "--
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subject_facetBIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
HISTORY / United States / 19th Century
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA)
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New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 1865-1898
Politicians -- New York (State) -- Biography
Presidents -- United States -- Biography
Roosevelt, Theodore, -- 1858-1919
title_displayHeir to the Empire City : New York and the making of Theodore Roosevelt
title_fullHeir to the Empire City : New York and the making of Theodore Roosevelt / Edward P. Kohn
title_shortHeir to the Empire City
title_subNew York and the making of Theodore Roosevelt
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History
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Roosevelt, Theodore