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Replete with larger-than-life characters, the American adventure in Cuba, Hawaii, and the Philippine Islands in 1898 was a watershed in the United States rise to world power. In this superbly written narrative of what we now call the Spanish-American War, Walter Millis analyzes its causes and the motives of the time s leading spirits Teddy Roosevelt, Hearst, Pulitzer, Dewey, Lodge, Hay, and others and recounts the ironies and grotesqueries of the conflict. A notable contribution to the study of American history and of American character. Henry Steele Commager. Mr. Millis writes every page well. New York Times. A mature, intelligent, and exciting work a rare occurrence in historical writing A complete history of the American people at war which is so well contrived and so wittily written that it puts to shame both the efforts of professional historians and the products of those writers who merely seek to amuse without intending to inform. The Nation.

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Replete with larger-than-life characters, the American adventure in Cuba, Hawaii, and the Philippine Islands in 1898 was a watershed in the United States' rise to world power. In this superbly written narrative of what we now call the Spanish-American War, Walter Millis analyzes the causes and motives of the time's leading spirits — Teddy Roosevelt, Hearst, Pulitzer, Dewey, Lodge, Hay, and others — and recounts the ironies and grotesqueries of the conflict.

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A superbly written narrative of the Spanish-American War, in which Mr. Millis analyzes the causes and motives of the time's leading spirits and recounts the ironies and grotesqueries of the conflict. A notable contribution to the study of American history and of American character. --Henry Steele Commager

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [413]-417) and index.

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ISBN:
9780929587073
Author:
Millis, Walter
Publisher:
El-E-Phant Books
Location:
Chicago :
Subject:
Marriage
Subject:
Military - United States
Subject:
Sociology - Marriage & Family
Subject:
Sociology
Subject:
Sociology, anthropology and archaeology
Subject:
Marriage and family
Subject:
United States - 19th Century/Turn of the Century
Subject:
Spanish-american war, 1898
Subject:
US History-19th Century
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st Elephant pbk. ed.
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
19881231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
444
Dimensions:
8.50x5.51x1.16 in. 1.14 lbs.

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Product details 444 pages El-E-Phant Books - English 9780929587073 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Replete with larger-than-life characters, the American adventure in Cuba, Hawaii, and the Philippine Islands in 1898 was a watershed in the United States' rise to world power. In this superbly written narrative of what we now call the Spanish-American War, Walter Millis analyzes the causes and motives of the time's leading spirits — Teddy Roosevelt, Hearst, Pulitzer, Dewey, Lodge, Hay, and others — and recounts the ironies and grotesqueries of the conflict.
"Synopsis" by , A superbly written narrative of the Spanish-American War, in which Mr. Millis analyzes the causes and motives of the time's leading spirits and recounts the ironies and grotesqueries of the conflict. A notable contribution to the study of American history and of American character. --Henry Steele Commager
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