The New Empire

The New Empire

An Interpretation of American Expansion, 1860–1898

This classic work, by the distinguished historian Walter LaFeber, presents his widely influential argument that economic causes were the primary forces propelling America to world power in the nineteenth century. Cornell University Press is proud to issue this thirty-fifth anniversary edition, featuring a new preface by the author.




Also of interest

"That the People Might Live"
Loss and Renewal in Native American Elegy
Arnold Krupat

Subjects

Interdisciplinary Studies : American Studies
History : History / U.S. and Canada

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