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Honor in the Dust : Theodore Roosevelt, War in the Philippines, and the Rise and Fall of America's I Mperial Dream
by Gregg Jones


Overview - "Fascinating... In the end, Honor in the Dust is less about the freedom of the Philippines than the soul of the United States. This is the story of what happened when a powerful young country and its zealous young president were forced to face the high cost of their ambitions."--Candice Millard, New York Times Book Review

On the eve of a new century, an up-and-coming Theodore Roosevelt set out to transform the U.S.  Read more...


 
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Overview
"Fascinating... In the end, Honor in the Dust is less about the freedom of the Philippines than the soul of the United States. This is the story of what happened when a powerful young country and its zealous young president were forced to face the high cost of their ambitions."--Candice Millard, New York Times Book Review

On the eve of a new century, an up-and-coming Theodore Roosevelt set out to transform the U.S. into a major world power. The Spanish-American War would forever change America's standing in global affairs, and drive the young nation into its own imperial showdown in the Philippines.

From Admiral George Dewey's legendary naval victory in Manila Bay to the Rough Riders' heroic charge up San Juan Hill, from Roosevelt's rise to the presidency to charges of U.S. military misconduct in the Philippines, Honor in the Dust brilliantly captures an era brimming with American optimism and confidence as the nation expanded its influence abroad.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780451239181
  • ISBN-10: 0451239180
  • Publisher: Berkley Books
  • Publish Date: January 2013
  • Page Count: 430
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds


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Books > History > Military - Wars & Conflicts (Other)
Books > History > Military - United States
Books > History > Asia - Southeast Asia

 
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