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Walter Nugent
Walter Nugent

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Walter Nugent taught history at the University of Notre Dame for sixteen years and at Indiana University for twenty-one years before that. As a visiting professor he has also taught, lectured, and lived in England, Israel, Germany, Poland, and Ireland. He has published eleven previous books and nearly two hundred essays and reviews. He is a past president of the Western History Association and a former member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He lives in Highland Park, Illinois, with his wife, the historian Suellen Hoy.

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Habits of Empire
A History of American Expansionism
Written by Walter Nugent


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $17.00

Since its founding, the United States' declared principles of liberty and democracy have often clashed with aggressive policies of imperial expansion. In this sweeping narrative history, acclaimed scholar Walter Nugent explores this fundamental American contradiction by recounting the story of American land acquisition since 1782 and shows how this steady addition... Read more >
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Habits of Empire

Written by Walter Nugent


Format: eBook, 400 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

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Into the West
The Story of Its People
Written by Walter Nugent


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 13, 2001
Price: $16.95

Acclaimed historian Walter Nugent brings us what is perhaps the most comprehensive and fascinating account to date of the peopling of the American West. In this epic social-demographic history, Nugent explores the populations of the West as they grow, change and intersect from the Paleo-Indians, the Spanish Conquistadors, to displaced Okies... Read more >
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Into the West
The Story of Its People
Written by Walter Nugent


Format: eBook, 544 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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