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Rise to Globalism: American Foreign Policy since 1938
Title:Rise to Globalism: American Foreign Policy since 1938
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Category:History, Non fiction, Politics, American history
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From bestselling historian Stephen E Ambrose a dual biography of two great nineteenth century warriors General Custer and Crazy Horse culminating in the Battle of Little Bighorn, i Nothing Like It in the World i gives the account of an unprecedented feat of engineering vision and courage It is the story of the men who built the transcontinental railroad the investors who risked their businesses and money the enlightened politicians who understood its importance the engineers and surveyors who risked and sometimes lost their lives and the Irish and Chinese immigrants the defeated Confederate soldiers and the other laborers who did the backbreaking and dangerous work on the tracks br br The U S government pitted two companies the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific Railroads against each other in a race for funding encouraging speed over caution Locomotives rails and spikes were shipped from the East through Panama or around South America to the West or lugged across the country to the Plains In Ambrose s hands this enterprise with its huge expenditure of brainpower muscle and sweat comes vibrantly to life, From Stephen E Ambrose bestselling author of i Band of Brothers i and i D Day i the inspiring story of the ordinary men of the U S army in northwest Europe from the day after D Day until the end of the bitterest days of World War II br br In this riveting account historian Stephen E Ambrose continues where he left off in his bestseller i D Day i i Citizen Soldiers i opens at hours June on the Normandy beaches and ends at hours May with the allied victory It is biography of the US Army in the European Theater of Operations and Ambrose again follows the individual characters of this noble brutal and tragic war From the high command down to the ordinary soldier Ambrose draws on hundreds of interviews to re create the war experience with startling clarity and immediacy From the hedgerows of Normandy to the overrunning of Germany Ambrose tells the real story of World War II from the perspective of the men and women who fought it, From Stephen Ambrose comes a book on the most momentous expedition in American history amp one of the great adventure stories of all time In Pres Th Jefferson selected his personal secretary Cpt Meriwether Lewis to lead a voyage up the Missouri R to the Rockies over the mountains down the Columbia R to the Pacific Ocean amp back Lewis was a perfect choice He endured great hardships amp saw incredible sights including vast herds of buffalo amp Indian tribes with no previous contact with whites He amp his partner Cpt Wm Clark made the st map of the trans Mississippi West provided scientific data on the flora amp fauna of the Louisiana Purchase territory amp established the American claim to Oregon Washington amp Idaho Ambrose has pieced together new information about weather terrain amp medical knowledge at the time to provide a colorfully realistic backdrop for the expedition Lewis saw the N American continent before any other white Ambrose details native peoples weather landscape science everything the expedition encountered thru Lewis eyes Lewis is supported by a host of colorful characters st of all Jefferson himself whose interest in exploring amp acquiring the American West went back years Next comes Clark a frontiersman whose love for Lewis matched Jefferson s There are numerous Indian chiefs amp Sacagawea the Indian girl who accompanied the expedition along with the French Indian hunter Drouillard the great naturalists of Philadelphia the French amp Spanish fur traders of St Louis John Quincy Adams amp other leading political scientific amp military figures of the turn of the century This is a book about a hero about national unity It s also a tragedy When Lewis returned to Washington in the fall of he was a national hero But for Lewis the expedition was a failure Jefferson had hoped to find an all water route to the Pacific with a short hop over the Rockies Lewis discovered no such passage Jefferson hoped the Louisiana Purchase would provide endless farm land Lewis discovered that the Great Plains were too dry Jefferson hoped there was a river flowing from Canada into the Missouri Lewis reported no such river thus no claim to the Canadian prairie Lewis discovered the Plains Indians were hostile amp would block settlement amp trade up the Missouri Lewis took to drink engaged in land speculation piled up debts he couldn t pay made political enemies amp suffered depression High adventure high politics suspense drama amp diplomacy combine with romance amp tragedy to make this work of scholarship as readable as a novel