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Leviathan: America Comes of Age, 1865-1900

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Here is a sweeping narrative history of the United States in its epoch of greatest change, the thirty-five years from the end of the Civil War to the turn of the twentieth century, when America rose phoenix-like from catastrophe and disunion to become the wealthiest, most powerful nation on
In this fast-paced and dazzlingly colorful narrative, H.W. Brands captures t
Hardcover, 672 pages
Published October 1st 2007 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published 2007)
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Henry William Brands was born in Portland, Oregon, where he lived until he went to California for college. He attended Stanford University and studied history and mathematics. After graduating he became a traveling salesman, with a territory that spanned the West from the Pacific to Colorado. His wanderlust diminished after several trips across the Great Basin, and he turned to sales of a differen ...more
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