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The Resource A country of vast designs : James K. Polk and the conquest of the American continent, Robert W. Merry

A country of vast designs : James K. Polk and the conquest of the American continent, Robert W. Merry

Label
A country of vast designs : James K. Polk and the conquest of the American continent
Title
A country of vast designs
Title remainder
James K. Polk and the conquest of the American continent
Statement of responsibility
Robert W. Merry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A biography of James K. Polk, the eleventh president of the United States, elected in 1844, focusing on how he was able to acquire the Oregon Territory, as well as Texas and surrounding lands, establishing the country from coast to coast
Summary
Explores the one-term presidency of James K. Polk, during which the United States extended its territory across the continent by threatening England and manufacturing a controversial war with Mexico that Abraham Lincoln opposed
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2009
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
336255
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Library Journal
  • Publisher's Weekly
  • Kirkus Starred
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Merry, Robert W.
Dewey number
  • 973.6/1/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Adult
  • Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
E417
LC item number
.M1153 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Polk, James K.
  • Presidents
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
James K. Polk and the conquest of the American continent
Label
A country of vast designs : James K. Polk and the conquest of the American continent, Robert W. Merry
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 479-550) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18203319
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
x, 576 pages
Isbn
9780743297448
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009024131
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (LHPL)330782
  • (IMchF)fol12625844
Label
A country of vast designs : James K. Polk and the conquest of the American continent, Robert W. Merry
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 479-550) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18203319
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
x, 576 pages
Isbn
9780743297448
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009024131
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (LHPL)330782
  • (IMchF)fol12625844

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