Manifest Destiny and Mission in American History: A Reinterpretation

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Harvard University Press, 1963 - History - 278 pages
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Contents

I Prologue
3
II Manifest Destiny
24
Polk
61
War and the Opposition
89
V All Mexico
107
VI Sectional and Party A ttitudes
144
Problems
157
vni The Demise of All Mexico
180
IX A Caribbeanized Manifest Destiny
202
The Demise of Continentalism
215
XI The Rise and Fall of Insular Imperialism
228
xn Mission
261
Index
267
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About the author (1963)

Frederick Merk was Gurney Professor of American History, Harvard University.

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