The Imperial Cruise: a secret history of empire and war

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description

In 1905 President Teddy Roosevelt dispatched Secretary of War William Howard Taft on the largest U.S. diplomatic mission in history to Hawaii, Japan, the Philippines, China, and Korea. Roosevelt's glamorous twenty-one year old daughter Alice served as mistress of the cruise, which included senators and congressmen. On this trip, Taft concluded secret agreements in Roosevelt's name.In 2005, a century later, James Bradley traveled in the wake of Roosevelt's mission and discovered what had transpired in Honolulu, Tokyo, Manila, Beijing and Seoul.In 1905, Roosevelt was bully-confident and made secret agreements that he though would secure America's westward push into the Pacific. Instead, he lit the long fuse on the Asian firecrackers that would singe America's hands for a century.

Also in this Series
More Like This
More Copies In Prospector
Loading Prospector Copies...
More Details
Contributors:
ISBN:
9781607880219
9781600243950
9780316143332
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID d2f88315-1931-8bc6-449b-4c61637d5363
full_title imperial cruise a secret history of empire and war
author bradley james
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-12-11 01:54:32AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Poe, Richard.
author James Bradley
author2-role Poe, Richard.|Narrator, hoopla digital.
author_display Bradley, James
available_at_catalog Wright Farms
detailed_location_catalog Wright Farms - Adult CD Audiobooks - Nonfiction
display_description

In 1905 President Teddy Roosevelt dispatched Secretary of War William Howard Taft on the largest U.S. diplomatic mission in history to Hawaii, Japan, the Philippines, China, and Korea. Roosevelt's glamorous twenty-one year old daughter Alice served as mistress of the cruise, which included senators and congressmen. On this trip, Taft concluded secret agreements in Roosevelt's name.

In 2005, a century later, James Bradley traveled in the wake of Roosevelt's mission and discovered what had transpired in Honolulu, Tokyo, Manila, Beijing and Seoul.

In 1905, Roosevelt was bully-confident and made secret agreements that he though would secure America's westward push into the Pacific. Instead, he lit the long fuse on the Asian firecrackers that would singe America's hands for a century.

format_catalog Audio Book, eAudiobook, eBook
format_category_catalog Audio Books, eBook
id d2f88315-1931-8bc6-449b-4c61637d5363
isbn 9780316143332, 9781600243950, 9781607880219
item_details hoopla:MWT11338473||Online Hoopla Collection|Online Hoopla|eAudiobook|Audio Books|1|false|true|Hoopla||https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11338473||Available Online||||, ils:732696|711812|Wright Farms - Adult CD Audiobooks - Nonfiction|CD HISTORY ASIA CHINA i|Audio Book|Audio Books|1|false|false|||||On Shelf||wf||, overdrive:f6399736-f7cd-41ff-b59a-f693ebf1b0b4|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,OverDrive Read,Kindle Book|Available Online||||
itype_catalog
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog CD HISTORY ASIA CHINA i
owning_library_catalog All Anythink Libraries
owning_location_catalog Wright Farms
primary_isbn 9781607880219
publishDate 2009
record_details hoopla:MWT11338473|eAudiobook|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|Hachette Audio ,|2009.|1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 04 min.)) : digital., ils:732696|Audio Book|Audio Books||English|Hachette Audio,|p2009.|8 sound discs (ca. 9 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in., overdrive:f6399736-f7cd-41ff-b59a-f693ebf1b0b4|eBook|eBook||English|Little, Brown and Company|2009|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog hoopla:MWT11338473||Available Online|Available Online|false|true|false|false|false|false||||, ils:732696|711812|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, overdrive:f6399736-f7cd-41ff-b59a-f693ebf1b0b4|-1|Available Online|Available Online|false|true|true|false|false|false||||
subject_facet Audiobooks, East Asia -- Foreign relations -- United States, HISTORY / Asia / China, HISTORY / Military / Naval, Imperialism -- History -- 20th century, Japan -- Foreign relations -- United States, Roosevelt, Theodore, -- 1858-1919, Roosevelt, Theodore, -- 1858-1919 -- Political and social views, Taft, William H. -- (William Howard), -- 1857-1930, United States -- Foreign relations -- East Asia, United States -- Foreign relations -- Japan, United States -- History, Naval -- 20th century, United States. -- Navy -- Cruise, 1905
title_display The Imperial Cruise
title_full The Imperial Cruise A Secret History of Empire and War, The imperial cruise : a secret history of empire and war [electronic resource] / James Bradley, The imperial cruise [sound recording] : a secret history of empire and war / James Bradley
title_short The Imperial Cruise
title_sub a secret history of empire and war
topic_facet Audiobooks, Cruise, 1905, Foreign relations, History, History, Naval, Imperialism, Military, Nonfiction, Political and social views, Roosevelt, Theodore, Taft, William H