The Imperial Cruise

The Imperial Cruise

[a Secret History of Empire and War]

Audiobook CD - 2009
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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. Full of fascinating characters and brilliantly told, THE IMPERIAL CRUISE will forever reshape the way we understand U.S. history
Publisher: New York : Hachette Audio, p2009.
ISBN: 9781600243950
Characteristics: 8 compact discs (approximately 9 hrs.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Richard, Poe - Narrator

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