Theodore Roosevelt: Imperialist or Global Strategist in the New Expansionist Age?

@article{Ricard2008TheodoreRI,
  title={Theodore Roosevelt: Imperialist or Global Strategist in the New Expansionist Age?},
  author={S. Ricard},
  journal={Diplomacy & Statecraft},
  year={2008},
  volume={19},
  pages={639 - 657}
}
  • S. Ricard
  • Published 2008
  • Political Science
  • Diplomacy & Statecraft
  • This article argues that as the first modern US president and an innovative shaper of American foreign relations, Theodore Roosevelt launched the rising United States on the world stage as a major actor in power politics, that American diplomacy came of age with him and not with Woodrow Wilson, and that the secular pragmatist who succeeded because he was abreast of the times should not be begrudged the laurels that are so often bestowed on the religious-minded visionary who failed because he… CONTINUE READING
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