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The Resource The statesman and the storyteller: : John Hay, Mark Twain, and the rise of American imperialism, Mark Zwonitzer, (electronic resource)

The statesman and the storyteller: : John Hay, Mark Twain, and the rise of American imperialism, Mark Zwonitzer, (electronic resource)

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The statesman and the storyteller: : John Hay, Mark Twain, and the rise of American imperialism
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The statesman and the storyteller:
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John Hay, Mark Twain, and the rise of American imperialism
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Mark Zwonitzer
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John Hay, Mark Twain, and the rise of American imperialism
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eng
Summary
John Hay, Lincoln's private secretary and later secretary of state under presidents McKinley and Roosevelt, and Samuel Langhorne Clemens, famous as "Mark Twain," grew up fifty miles apart on the banks of the Mississippi River in the same rural antebellum stew of race, class, and want. This shared history drew them together in the late 1860s, and their mutual admiration never waned in spite of sharp differences. In The Statesman and the Storyteller, the last decade of their lives play out against the tumultuous events of the day, as the United States government begins to aggressively pursue a policy of imperialism, overthrowing the duly elected queen of Hawaii; violently wresting Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines away from Spain; and finally supporting a revolution to clear a path for the building of the U.S.-controlled Panama Canal. Stunning in its relevance, The Statesman and the Storyteller explores the tactics of America's earliest global policies and their influence on U.S. actions for years to follow. Ultimately, it is the very human rendering of Clemens and Hay that distinguishes Zwonitzer's work, providing profound insights into the lives of two men who helped define their era
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Zwonitzer, Mark
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Read by Joe Barrett
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The statesman and the storyteller: : John Hay, Mark Twain, and the rise of American imperialism, Mark Zwonitzer, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (25hr., 13 min.))
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9781681681610
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11627724
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MWT11627724
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Label
The statesman and the storyteller: : John Hay, Mark Twain, and the rise of American imperialism, Mark Zwonitzer, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (25hr., 13 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781681681610
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11627724
Publisher number
MWT11627724
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
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(MWT)MWT11627724
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
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not applicable

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