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Rough Riders

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ISBN-10: 0803289731

ISBN-13: 9780803289734

Edition: N/A

Authors: Theodore Roosevelt, Matthew Oyos

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The Spanish-American War of 1898 was brief but decisive, marking the United States as a world power, Theodore Roosevelt as a national hero, and the Rough Riders as a legendary force in winning the independence of Cuba from Spain. This volunteer cavalry regiment was one of the most colorful ever assembled, with lawyers, cowboys and ranchers, actors and musicians, hunters and trappers, football players, Indian fighters, ivy-league scholars, and blacksmiths proving equal to each other in stoic bravery. Commanding them, inspiring them, dashing through gunfire, was the ebullient Colonel Roosevelt. nbsp; The Rough Riders, published the year after “the splendid little war,” is Roosevelt’s…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publication date: 11/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 316
Size: 5.24" wide x 7.99" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Periodically throughout his extraordinary career, Theodore Roosevelt turned to the writing of history. Energetic about everything he did, he imbued his writing with verve and a strong sense of drama that continues to attract readers today. Born in New York City and educated at Harvard University, he immersed himself in public affairs long before he became President of the United States. A man of many talents, he was, among other things, police commissioner, mayoral candidate, rancher, hunter, explorer, soldier, and governor. His strong sense of history probably influenced his actions more times than not, and certainly he brought to the White House in 1901 an awareness of how much the past…    

The Rough Riders
To Cuba
General Young's Fight at Las Guasimas
the Cavalry at Santiago
In the Trenches
The Return Home