America, Empire of Liberty A New History of the United States

ISBN-10: 0465022146
ISBN-13: 9780465022144
Edition: 2009
Authors: David Reynolds
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 7/12/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Thomas Jefferson envisioned the United States as a great "empire of liberty." In this single-volume history of the United States, David Reynolds takes Jefferson's phrase as a key to the American saga. He examines how the anti-empire of 1776 became the greatest superpower the world has seen and asks difficult questions about the cost of American greatness, from slavery to the War on Terror. Written with verve, insight, and humor, America, Empire of Libertyis a magisterial depiction of America in all its grandeur and contradictions.

List of Maps
Introduction
Liberty and Slavery
Natives and Europeans
Empire and Liberties
Independence and Republicanism
Liberty and Security
East and West
Slave or Free?
Power and Progress
North and South
White and Black
Capital and Labor
Reform and Expansion
War and Peace
From Boom to Bomb
Empire and Evil
Red or Dead?
Rights and Riots
The Impotence of Omnipotence
D�tente and Discontent
Revolution and Democracy
Pride and Prejudice
Conclusion
Further Reading
Notes
Acknowledgments
Index

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