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The Resource What hath God wrought : the transformation of America, 1815-1848, Daniel Walker Howe

What hath God wrought : the transformation of America, 1815-1848, Daniel Walker Howe

Label
What hath God wrought : the transformation of America, 1815-1848
Title
What hath God wrought
Title remainder
the transformation of America, 1815-1848
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Walker Howe
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
A panoramic history of the United States ranges from the 1815 Battle of New Orleans to the end of the Mexican-American War and chronicles the dramatic changes that took place in America during the period, interweaving political and military events with social, economic, and cultural history to address such issues as women's rights, religion, slavery and abolition, education, literature, and more
Award
  • American History Book Prize, 2007.
  • Pulitzer Prize for History, 2008.
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254241
Cataloging source
DLC
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Howe, Daniel Walker
Dewey number
973.5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E338
LC item number
.H69 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Oxford history of the United States
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  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Social change
Target audience
adult
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the transformation of America, 1815-1848
Label
What hath God wrought : the transformation of America, 1815-1848, Daniel Walker Howe
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0714/2007012370.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [856]-878) and index
Contents
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 revolution of 1848 -- Finale: A vision of the future
Control code
ocn122701433
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xviii, 904 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780195078947
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007012370
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)122701433
Label
What hath God wrought : the transformation of America, 1815-1848, Daniel Walker Howe
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0714/2007012370.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [856]-878) and index
Contents
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 revolution of 1848 -- Finale: A vision of the future
Control code
ocn122701433
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xviii, 904 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780195078947
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007012370
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)122701433

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