Howe, Daniel Walker.

What hath God wrought : the transformation of America, 1815-1848 / Daniel Walker Howe. - New York : Oxford University Press, 2007. - xviii, 904 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm. - The Oxford history of the United States . - Oxford history of the United States (Unnumbered) .

Includes bibliographical references (p. [856]-878) and index.

Prologue: The defeat of the past -- The continental setting -- From the jaws of defeat -- An era of good and bad feelings -- The world that cotton made -- Awakenings of religion -- Overthrowing the tyranny of distance -- The improvers -- Pursuing the millennium -- Andrew Jackson and his age -- Battles over sovereignty -- Jacksonian democracy and the rule of law -- Reason and revelation -- Jackson's third term -- The new economy -- The Whigs and their age -- American renaissance -- Texas, Tyler, and the telegraph -- Westward the star of empire -- The war against Mexico -- The revolutions of 1848 -- Finale: A vision of the future.

9780195078947 (hardcover : alk. paper) 0195078942 (hardcover : alk. paper)

2007012370


Social change--History--United States--19th century.


United States--History--1815-1861.
United States--Foreign relations--1815-1861.
United States--Politics and government--1815-1861.
United States--Economic conditions--To 1865.

E338 / .H69 2007