Let the Sea Make a Noise...: A History of the North Pacific from Magellan to MacArthur

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HarperCollins, Mar 30, 2004 - History - 848 pages
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In this exceptionally innovative work, Walter McDougall projects on a large screen four hundred years of exciting voyages of discovery, pioneering feats, engineering marvels, political plots and business chicanery, racial clashes and brutal wars. It is a chronicle complete with little-known facts and turning points, but always focused on the remarkable people at the center of events, among them the America-loving Japanese ambassador to Washington on the eve of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Russian builder of the Trans-Siberian Railway, and a Hawaiian queen during the first period of Western competition for the islands.

Let the Sea Make a Noise . . . is a gripping account of the rise and fall of the empires in the last, vast, unexplored corner of the habitable earth -- an area occupying one-sixth of the globe. There is no other book that covers these same subjects in this wealth of detail and with such chronological scope.

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Review: Let the Sea Make a Noise...: A History of the North Pacific from Magellan to MacArthur

User Review  - Michelle Ule - Goodreads

FAntastic, though long book. It took me six weeks to get through it--but they were fascinating and interesting weeks. I read it while we lived in Hawai'i and it touched on so many places where I have ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kevin - Goodreads

A political history, as opposed to a social history, so lots and lots of battles, politicians, treaties…. I prefer more social history, but I found out I didn't know that much about a lot of this ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

A professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania, Walter A. McDougall is the author of many books, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Heavens and the Earth and Let the Sea Make a Noise. . . . He lives in Pennsylvania with his wife and two teenage children.

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