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The imperial cruise : a secret history of empire and war / James Bradley.

Author/Creator:
Bradley, James, 1954-
Publication:
New York, NY : Little, Brown and Co., 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
387 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
United States. Navy -- Cruise, 1905.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 -- Political and social views.
Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930.
United States -- History, Naval -- 20th century.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Japan.
Japan -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- East Asia.
East Asia -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Imperialism -- History -- 20th century.
Summary:
Analyzes the multinational conflicts that set the stage for World War II, the Chinese communist revolution, and the Korean War, documenting Theodore Roosevelt's 1905 diplomatic mission in the Pacific through which the United States forged ill-fated covert agreements.
Contents:
One hundred years later
Civilization follows the Sun
Benevolent intentions
Pacific Negroes
Haoles
Honorary Aryans
Playing Roosevelt's game
The Japanese Monroe Doctrine for Asia
The imperial cruise
Roosevelt's open and closed doors
Incognito in Japan
Sellout in Seoul
Following the Sun.
Notes:
Maps on lining papers.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-373) and index.
ISBN:
9780316008952
0316008958
OCLC:
430522360