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The Imperial Cruise - A Secret History of Empire and War

James Bradley

In 1905 President Teddy Roosevelt dispatched Secretary of War William Taft, his gun-toting daughter Alice and a gaggle of congressmen on a mission to , the , , and . There, they would quietly forge a series of agreements that divided up . At the time, Roosevelt was bully-confident about 's future on the continent. But these secret pacts lit the fuse that would-decades later-result in a number of devastating wars: WWII, the Korean War, the communist revolution in . One hundred years later, James Bradley retraces that epic voyage and discovers the remarkable truth about 's vast imperial past-and its world-shaking consequences. Full of fascinating characters and brilliantly told, THE IMPERIAL CRUISE will forever reshape the way we understand history

In 1905 President Teddy Roosevelt dispatched Secretary of War William Taft, his gun-toting daughter Alice and a gaggle of congressmen on a mission to , the , , and . There, they would quietly forge a series of agreements that divided up . At the time, Roosevelt was bully-confident about 's future on the continent. But these secret pacts lit the fuse that would-decades later-result in a number of devastating wars: WWII, the Korean War, the communist revolution in . One hundred years later, James Bradley retraces that epic voyage and discovers the remarkable truth about 's vast imperial past-and its world-shaking consequences. Full of fascinating characters and brilliantly told, THE IMPERIAL CRUISE will forever reshape the way we understand history
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History

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In 1905 President Teddy Roosevelt dispatched Secretary of War William Taft, his gun-toting daughter Alice and a gaggle of congressmen on a mission to , the , , and . There, they would quietly forge a series of agreements that divided up . At the time, Roosevelt was bully-confident about 's future on the continent. But these secret pacts lit the fuse that would-decades later-result in a number of devastating wars: WWII, the Korean War, the communist revolution in . One hundred years later, James Bradley retraces that epic voyage and discovers the remarkable truth about 's vast imperial past-and its world-shaking consequences. Full of fascinating characters and brilliantly told, THE IMPERIAL CRUISE will forever reshape the way we understand history

Language:

English

Narrators:

Richard Poe

Length:

9h 5m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:35


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

13:42


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:21:07


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

53:29


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

57:36


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

49:54


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

57:41


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

23:34


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

01:03:47


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

25:48


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

46:42


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

17:39


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

20:47


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

33:36