The Story of the Philippines and our New Possessions by Murat Halstead 1898 Our Possessions Publishing Co.

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Embark on a historical journey with Murat Halstead's 1898 work, The Story of the Philippines and Our New Possessions. The Our Possessions Publishing Co. book provides a thorough examination of American expansionist efforts in the late 1890s, including its acquisitions after the Spanish-American War.


  • Title: The Story of the Philippines and Our New Possessions
  • Author: Murat Halstead
  • Publication Date: 1898
  • Publisher: Our Possessions Publishing Co.
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: Approx. 437
  • Dimensions: Approx. 7 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Wear on cover, split in binding, all pages attached (as shown in photos)

Key Elements:

  • Discover the comprehensive geography and historical context of territories like the Philippines, Hawaii, Cuba, and Puerto Rico as they became part of the United States' narrative. Halstead's writing provides an in-depth look at this pivotal period in American history.
  • This book serves as a unique window into the late 19th century, a time marked by significant political and territorial changes. It offers insight into the consequences and motivations behind America's expansionist policies.
  • Enhanced with black-and-white photos and drawings, this volume not only tells but also shows the reader the landscapes, people, and events of the era, adding depth to the written word.
  • Explore this enlightening account of America's late-19th-century territorial expansions. Let The Story of the Philippines and Our New Possessions be your guide to understanding a crucial era of American history.


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In Summation:

The Story of the Philippines and Our New Possessions is not just a book; it's a historical artifact that offers a glimpse into America's past. An essential addition for history buffs and collectors of Americana.

Seize Your Piece of History:

Don't miss the opportunity to own this captivating chronicle of America's expansionist era.  Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of American history. Perfect for history enthusiasts and collectors, this book is a window into an era of transformation and growth. Act now to add this historical gem to your library!

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