The Republican Roosevelt Author:John Morton Blum An illuminating study of Theodore Roosevelt, this book is a model in the thoroughness of its knowledge of the subject, its succinctness, its bold interpretations, its penetrating analysis, and the understanding it brings to one of the most important figures in American history. .. Howard K. Beale — One of the liveliest, best-written and most thou... more »ghtful books in American history. -- Arthur S. Linn
An interpretation, not just another biography. And it is convincing. -- John D. Hicks
The Republican Roosevelt was first published in 1954. The author John Morton Blum, Professor of History at Yale University, holds the doctorate from Harvard University and has also taught history at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.« less
A very good political biography of Roosevelt. Surprisingly readable and full of things most don't know. This is not a comprehensive biography, but rather focuses exclusively on Roosevelt's political origins and development. I found it enlightening and useful enough to merit a permanent place on my shelf.