The King and the Cowboy: Theodore Roosevelt and Edward the Seventh, Secret Partners

By David Fromkin

An intimate examine remarkable figures and their mystery collaboration?one that became the alliance constitution of the political global upside down

In this character-driven research, acclaimed historian and bestselling writer David Fromkin unearths how colourful figures?Theodore Roosevelt and Edward the 7th? assumed management of the English-speaking global in the beginning of the 20 th century. As humans, the 2 males might infrequently were extra assorted. Edward, a lover of good meals, drink, appealing ladies, and the pleasure-seeking tradition of Paris, had formerly been considered as not anything greater than a playboy. around the Atlantic, Theodore Roosevelt, the aristocrat from big apple and self-made cowboy, could upward push above his critics to develop into one of many nation?s so much loved presidents. jointly, they wrote the schedule for the North Atlantic democracies of the 20th century.

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