Product DescriptionIn 1905 President Teddy Roosevelt sent Secretary of War William Taft, her daughter Alice carrying firearms and a group of congressmen on a mission to Japan, Philippines, China and Korea. There, in silence forge a series of agreements that divides Asia. At that time, Roosevelt was bully-confidence in the future of America on the continent. But these secret agreements lit the fuse that, decades later, lead to a series of devastating wars: World War II, the Korean War and the communist revolution in China. One hundred years later, James Bradley tells the epic journey and discover the truth about the United States is notable vast imperial past – and their world-shaking consequences. Full of fascinating characters. . . More>>

The Imperial Cruise: A True Story of Empire and War

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