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Country of Vast Designs James K. Polk, the Mexican War and the Conquest of the American Continent von Merry, Robert W. (eBook)

  • Verlag: Simon & Schuster
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Country of Vast Designs

A New York Times Bestseller and New York Times Notable Book Robert Merry's brilliant and highly acclaimed history of a crucial epoch in U.S. historythe presidency of James K. Polk, "our most underrated president" (Walter Isaacson, author of Einstein).In a one-term presidency, James K. Polk completed the story of America's Manifest Destinyextending its territory across the continent by threatening England with war and manufacturing a controversial and unpopular two-year war with Mexico. "A crucial architect of modern America, James K. Polk deserves to be elevated out of the mists of history" (Jon Meacham, author of American Lion).


    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Seitenzahl: 592
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781439160459
    Verlag: Simon & Schuster
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