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Reforming the world : the creation of America's moral empire / Ian Tyrrell.

Author/creator Tyrrell, Ian R.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoPrinceton : Princeton University Press,
Descriptionx, 322 p. ; ill. ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Subject(s)
Series America in the world
Contents pt. 1. Networks of empire -- Webs of communication -- Missionary lives, transnational networks : the Misses Margaret and Mary Leitch -- pt. 2. Origins of American empire -- The missionary impulse -- The matrix of moral reform -- Blood, souls, and power : American humanitarianism abroad in the 1890s -- pt. 3. The challenge of American colonialism -- Reforming colonialism -- Opium and the fashioning of the American moral empire -- Ida Wells and others : radical protest and the networks of American expansion -- pt. 4. The era of World War I and the Wilsonian new world order -- States of faith : missions and morality in government -- To make a dry world : the new world order of prohibition -- Conclusion: The judgments of heaven : change and continuity in moral reform.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2009050189
ISBN9780691145211 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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