Cover: Manifest Destiny and Mission in American History: A Reinterpretation, With a New Foreword by John Mack Faragher, from Harvard University PressCover: Manifest Destiny and Mission in American History in PAPERBACK

Manifest Destiny and Mission in American History

A Reinterpretation, With a New Foreword by John Mack Faragher

Add to Cart

Product Details

PAPERBACK

$37.50 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674548053

Publication Date: 10/25/1995

Short

278 pages

World

  • Foreword [John Mack Faragher]
  • Preface
  • 1. Prologue
  • 2. Manifest Destiny
  • 3. Polk
  • 4. War and the Opposition
  • 5. “All Mexico”
  • 6. Sectional and Party Attitudes
  • 7. Problems
  • 8. The Demise of All Mexico
  • 9. A Caribbeanized Manifest Destiny
  • 10. The Demise of Continentalism
  • 11. The Rise and Fall of Insular Imperialism
  • 12. Mission
  • Index

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Jacket: A Brief History of Equality, by Thomas Piketty, from Harvard University Press

Five Reasons Why You Should Read Thomas Piketty’s A Brief History of Equality

In his surprising and powerful new work, A Brief History of Equality, Thomas Piketty reminds us that the grand sweep of history gives us reasons to be optimistic. Over the centuries, he shows, we have been moving toward greater equality. We asked him about his impassioned new book: why he wrote it, how it’s optimistic, and what we need to do to continue making progress on creating an equitable world.