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The Resource A country of vast designs : : James K. Polk, the Mexican War and the conquest of the American continent, Robert W. Merry, (sound recording)

A country of vast designs : : James K. Polk, the Mexican War and the conquest of the American continent, Robert W. Merry, (sound recording)

Label
A country of vast designs : : James K. Polk, the Mexican War and the conquest of the American continent
Title
A country of vast designs :
Title remainder
James K. Polk, the Mexican War and the conquest of the American continent
Statement of responsibility
Robert W. Merry
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When James K. Polk was elected president in 1844, the United States was locked in a bitter diplomatic struggle with Britain over the rich lands of the Oregon Territory. Texas, not yet part of the Union, was threatened by a more powerful Mexico. And the territories north and west of Texas---what would become California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, and part of Colorado---belonged to Mexico. When Polk relinquished office four years later, the country had grown by more than a third as all these lands were added. The continental United States as we know it today was established---facing two oceans and positioned to dominate both
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
  • 973.6/1092
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
biography
PerformerNote
Read by Michael Prichard
Label
A country of vast designs : : James K. Polk, the Mexican War and the conquest of the American continent, Robert W. Merry, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 19:00:00
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
15 sound discs (19 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400144952
Isbn Type
(library binder)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other control number
9781400114955
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm464586875
  • 4432-20860
  • (OCoLC)464586875
  • (OCoLC)ocn464586875
  • 486015
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A country of vast designs : : James K. Polk, the Mexican War and the conquest of the American continent, Robert W. Merry, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 19:00:00
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
15 sound discs (19 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400144952
Isbn Type
(library binder)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other control number
9781400114955
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm464586875
  • 4432-20860
  • (OCoLC)464586875
  • (OCoLC)ocn464586875
  • 486015
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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