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The Resource The true flag : Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the birth of American empire, Stephen Kinzer

The true flag : Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the birth of American empire, Stephen Kinzer

Label
The true flag : Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the birth of American empire
Title
The true flag
Title remainder
Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the birth of American empire
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Kinzer
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Revealing a piece of forgotten history, Stephen Kinzer transports us to the dawn of the twentieth century, when the United States first found itself with the chance to dominate faraway lands. That prospect thrilled some Americans. It horrified others. Their debate gripped the nation. The country's best-known political and intellectual leaders took sides. Theodore Roosevelt, Henry Cabot Lodge, and William Randolph Hearst pushed for imperial expansion; Mark Twain, Booker T. Washington, and Andrew Carnegie preached restraint. Only once before―in the period when the United States was founded―have so many brilliant Americans so eloquently debated a question so fraught with meaning for all humanity. All Americans, regardless of political perspective, can take inspiration from the titans who faced off in this epic confrontation. Their words are amazingly current. Every argument over America’s role in the world grows from this one
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
327.73009/034
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
  • E713
  • E713
LC item number
  • .K58 2016
  • .K58 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The true flag : Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the birth of American empire, Stephen Kinzer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
White and peaceful wings -- There may be an explosion -- The great day of my life -- Islands or canned goods -- If they resist, what shall we do? -- Stinkpot -- I turn green in bed at midnight -- What a choice for a patriotic American! -- The Constitution does not apply -- You will get used to it -- The deep hurt
Control code
sky283725410
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
306 pages., 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781627792165
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016019840
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Label
The true flag : Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the birth of American empire, Stephen Kinzer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
White and peaceful wings -- There may be an explosion -- The great day of my life -- Islands or canned goods -- If they resist, what shall we do? -- Stinkpot -- I turn green in bed at midnight -- What a choice for a patriotic American! -- The Constitution does not apply -- You will get used to it -- The deep hurt
Control code
sky283725410
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
306 pages., 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781627792165
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016019840
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits

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