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The Resource Polk : the man who transformed the presidency and America, Walter R. Borneman

Polk : the man who transformed the presidency and America, Walter R. Borneman

Label
Polk : the man who transformed the presidency and America
Title
Polk
Title remainder
the man who transformed the presidency and America
Statement of responsibility
Walter R. Borneman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Borneman, Walter R.
Dewey number
  • 973.6/1092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E417
LC item number
.B67 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Polk, James K.
  • Presidents
  • United States
Label
Polk : the man who transformed the presidency and America, Walter R. Borneman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [396]-404) and index
Contents
Introduction : dark horse, bright land -- A prologue in two parts -- Key dates in the life of James K. Polk -- Old Hickory's boy -- Carrying the water -- Tennessee and Old Tippecanoe -- The last defeat -- Hands off Texas -- A summons from Old Hickory -- Baltimore, 1844 -- "Who is James K. Polk?" -- Making good on Texas -- Standing firm on Oregon -- Eyeing California -- Mission to Mexico -- "American blood upon American soil" -- 54o40' or compromise! -- To Sante Fe and beyond -- Mr. Polk's war -- Old Bullion's son-in-law -- A president on the spot -- Securing the spoils -- The Whigs find another general -- Homeward bound -- A presidential assessment -- Epilogue : Sarah
Control code
14805816
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 422 p.
Isbn
9781400065608
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007014040
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
Polk : the man who transformed the presidency and America, Walter R. Borneman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [396]-404) and index
Contents
Introduction : dark horse, bright land -- A prologue in two parts -- Key dates in the life of James K. Polk -- Old Hickory's boy -- Carrying the water -- Tennessee and Old Tippecanoe -- The last defeat -- Hands off Texas -- A summons from Old Hickory -- Baltimore, 1844 -- "Who is James K. Polk?" -- Making good on Texas -- Standing firm on Oregon -- Eyeing California -- Mission to Mexico -- "American blood upon American soil" -- 54o40' or compromise! -- To Sante Fe and beyond -- Mr. Polk's war -- Old Bullion's son-in-law -- A president on the spot -- Securing the spoils -- The Whigs find another general -- Homeward bound -- A presidential assessment -- Epilogue : Sarah
Control code
14805816
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 422 p.
Isbn
9781400065608
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007014040
Other physical details
ill., maps

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