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What hath God wrought : the transformation of America, 1815-1848

Author: Daniel Walker Howe
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Oxford history of the United States (Unnumbered)
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As part of the Oxford History of the United States series, this volume is a portrait of an era that saw dramatic transformations in American life. The author illuminates the period from the battle of New Orleans to the end of the Mexican-American War, an era when the United States expanded to the Pacific and won control over the richest part of the North American continent. This narrative portrays revolutionary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Walker Howe
ISBN: 9780195078947 0195078942 9780195392432 0195392434
OCLC Number: 122701433
Awards: Pulitzer Prize for History, 2008.
Pulitzer Prize, History, 2008.
Association of American Publishers PROSE Award, 2007.
Description: xviii, 904 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: The defeat of the past --
The continental setting --
From the jaws of defeat --
An era of good and bad feelings --The world that cotton made --
Awakenings of religion --
Overthrowing the tyranny of distance --
The improvers --
Pursuing the millennium --
Andrew Jackson and his age --
Battles over sovereignty --
Jacksonian democracy and the rule of law --
Reason and revelation --
Jackson's third term --
The new economy --
The Whigs and their age --
American renaissance --
Texas, Tyler, and the telegraph --
Westward the star of empire --
The war against Mexico --
The revolutions of 1848 --
A vision of the future.
Series Title: Oxford history of the United States (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Daniel Walker Howe.
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Historian Daniel Walker Howe illuminates the period from the battle of New Orleans to the end of the Mexican-American War, when the United States expanded to the Pacific and won control over the  Read more...

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by WakefieldPublicLibrary (WorldCat user on 2008-05-29)

Pulitzer Prize for History, 2008.

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A comprehensive, richly detailed, and elegantly written account of the republic between the War of 1812 and the American victory in Mexico a generation later...a masterpiece. The Atlantic Howe has Read more...

 
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