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What Hath God Wrought The Transformation of America, 1815-1848

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ISBN-10: 0195078942

ISBN-13: 9780195078947

Edition: 2007

Authors: Daniel Walker Howe

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The Oxford History of the United States is by far the most respected multi-volume history of our nation. The series includes two Pulitzer Prize winners, two New York Times bestsellers, and winners of the Bancroft and Parkman Prizes. Now, in What Hath God Wrought, historian Daniel Walker Howe 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. Howe's panoramic narrative portrays revolutionary improvements in transportation and communications that accelerated the extension of the American empire. Railroads, canals, newspapers,…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/29/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 848
Size: 9.49" wide x 6.50" long x 2.24" tall
Weight: 3.036
Language: English

Maps
Editor's Introduction
Abbreviations Used in Citations
Introduction
Prologue: 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
Finale: A Vision of the Future
Bibliographical Essay
Index