Mark Twain and the Colonel: Samuel L. Clemens, Theodore Roosevelt, and the Arrival of a New Century

Mark Twain and the Colonel: Samuel L. Clemens, Theodore Roosevelt, and the Arrival of a New Century

Philip McFarland


In Mark Twain and the Colonel, Philip McFarland tells the tale of the wealthy years of yank historical past among 1890 and 1910 in the course of the absolutely engaged involvement of 2 of its most important individuals.

The narrative unfolds in six sections, each one targeting a unique point of the U.S. of the early 20th century that keeps to subject to this present day: the USA as an imperialist state, the United States as a continental kingdom, the United States as a racial state, the United States as a company country, the US at domestic, and the United States striving for peace.

In this brief span of years, the the US of the past due 19th century will circulate considerably towards the the USA we all know this present day, thank you partly to the effect and activities of Mark Twain and Theodore Roosevelt, of the main influential figures of the age.

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