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First great triumph : how five Americans made their country a world power

Author: Warren Zimmermann
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Documents how the United States rose to a significant world power one century ago through the actions of five political figures, including Theodore Roosevelt, naval strategist Alfred T. Mahan, and Senator Henry Cabot Lodge.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Theodore Roosevelt; John Hay; A T Mahan; Elihu Root; Henry Cabot Lodge; John Milton Hay; Henry Cabot (Politiker 1850-1924) Lodge; Alfred T Mahan; Theodore Roosevelt; Elihu Root; John Hay; Henry Cabot Lodge; A T Mahan; Theodore Roosevelt; Elihu Root
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Warren Zimmermann
ISBN: 0374179395 9780374179397
OCLC Number: 49531681
Description: xii, 562 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Rising Empire --
The Music Makers --
The Expansionist Impulse --
The Favor of Fortune --
A Pen-and-Ink Sailor --
A Lawyer's Duty --
Dauntless Intolerance --
So Brilliant and Aggressive a Man --
Imperial America --
Island Fortress, Cuban Blood --
The Supreme Triumphs of War --
Jingoes and Goo-goos --
The White Man's Burdens --
The Imperial Presidency --
America's Century.
Responsibility: Warren Zimmermann.
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Documents how the United States rose to a significant world power one century ago through the actions of five political figures, including Theodore Roosevelt, naval strategist Alfred T. Mahan, and Senator Henry Cabot Lodge.

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