xviii, 904 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
9780195078947 hardcover alkaline paper 0195078942 hardcover alkaline paper
Oxford history of the United States (Unnumbered)
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -878) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Prologue: The defeat of the past The continental setting From the jaws of defeat An era of good and bad feelings The world that cotton made Awakenings of religion Overthrowing the tyranny of distance The improvers Pursuing the millennium Andrew Jackson and his age Battles over sovereignty Jacksonian democracy and the rule of law Reason and revelation Jackson's third term The new economy The Whigs and their age American renaissance Texas, Tyler, and the telegraph Westward the star of empire The war against Mexico The revolutions of 1848 Finale: A vision of the future.