Rough Rider in the White House: Theodore Roosevelt and the Politics of Desire (review)

@article{Ricard2005RoughRI,
  title={Rough Rider in the White House: Theodore Roosevelt and the Politics of Desire (review)},
  author={S. Ricard},
  journal={The Journal of Military History},
  year={2005},
  volume={69},
  pages={536 - 537}
}
  • S. Ricard
  • Published 2005
  • History
  • The Journal of Military History
  • 536 ★ sexuality. Wittingly or unwittingly, Alice lent racial and bestial overtones to her father’s fears of uncontrolled female sexuality, for, in order to bear a monkey child, Alice must presumably find a simian father “ (p. 89). These passages show an astonishing lack of either a sense of humor or understanding of children. Was Alice nine or a teenager? Was TR, the father of six lively children, really “livid with anger” or tortured by “fundamental fears” by the fantasies of one of his kids… CONTINUE READING