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The imperial cruise : a secret history of empire and war / James Bradley.

Poe, Richard.(Added Author).

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Noble Co PL - Central (Albion) AUDIO MP3 973.911 BRA (Text) 38131004030325 NCPLC-Audio Book On MP3 player Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781607884330
  • ISBN: 160788433X
  • Physical Description: 1 audio media player (9 hr.) : digital ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
  • Publisher: [Solon, Ohio] : Playaway Digital Audio : [2009]

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General Note:
Earphones and AAA battery are required.
Title from Playaway label.
Unabridged.
Previously released by Hachette Audio, p2009.
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Richard Poe ; with an introduction and closing read by the author.
Summary, etc.:
In 1905 President Teddy Roosevelt dispatched Secretary of War William Taft, his gun-toting daughter Alice and a gaggle of congressmen on a mission to Japan, the Philippines, China, and Korea. There, they would quietly forge a series of agreements that divided up Asia. At the time, Roosevelt was bully-confident about America's future on the continent. But these secret pacts lit the fuse that would-decades later-result in a number of devastating wars: WWII, the Korean War, the communist revolution in China. One hundred years later, James Bradley retraces that epic voyage and discovers the remarkable truth about America's vast imperial past-and its world-shaking consequences.
Subject: United States. Navy > Cruise, 1905.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 > Political and social views.
Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930.
United States > History, Naval > 20th century.
United States > Foreign relations > Japan.
Japan > Foreign relations > United States.
United States > Foreign relations > East Asia.
East Asia > Foreign relations > United States.
Imperialism > History > 20th century.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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