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1898 : the birth of the American century

Author: David Traxel
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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"1898 examines the lives of politicians and homemakers, outlaws and reformers, in telling the story of America's metamorphosis from a rural, isolationist society into a commanding presence on the world stage."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Traxel, David.
1898.
New York : A.A. Knopf, 1998
(OCoLC)654440924
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Traxel
ISBN: 0679454675 9780679454670
OCLC Number: 37513064
Description: xiii, 365 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Land of contrasts --
The adventure of progress --
Youth and new ideas --
Humanity and self-interest --
War fever --
The glorious First of May --
Waiting for orders --
The real thing --
Wages of war --
A worldwide victory --
Battles at home --
Opportunities --
The new American way --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: David Traxel.
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"1898 examines the lives of politicians and homemakers, outlaws and reformers, in telling the story of America's metamorphosis from a rural, isolationist society into a commanding presence on the world stage."--Jacket.

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