Daniel Walker Howe

Daniel Walker Howe is a historian and professor emeritus of American history at Oxford University and UCLA. Born on January 10, 1937, he is known for his expertise on the early nineteenth-century United States. His most notable work, 'What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815–1848,' won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 2008. Howe's research interests include the history of political and religious thought, as well as the history of technology and communication.


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  1. 1. What Hath God Wrought

    This book provides a comprehensive historical account of the United States from 1815 to 1848, a transformative period marked by the significant political, economic, and technological changes that shaped the country's future. The author explores key events such as the War of 1812, the rise of industrialization, the expansion of democracy, and the Mexican-American War. The narrative also delves into the role of religion, the evolution of communications with the invention of the telegraph, and the emergence of a distinct American identity.