12 edition of America as empire found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-206) and index.
|LC Classifications||E902 .G37 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 224 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||224|
|LC Control Number||2003060684|
An American Empire, constructed over the last century, long ago overtook European colonialism, and it has been widely assumed that the new globalism it espoused took us beyond geography. Neil Smith debunks that assumption, offering an incisive argument that American globalism had a distinct geography and was pieced together as part of a powerful . AMERICA, EMPIRE OF LIBERTY: A New History of the United States User Review - Kirkus. A concise and still-inclusive history of America—from Cahokia to the presidential election—by accomplished British historian Reynolds (International History/Cambridge Univ.; Summits: Six Read full review5/5(1).
NPR coverage of How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States by Daniel Immerwahr. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. US 'is an empire in denial' the book whose tie-in TV series controversially concentrated on the liberalising latter days of the British empire. He said that America's refusal to admit to "what Author: Fiachra Gibbons.
This book describes the history of Empire in the Americas with power and pragmatism, telling about English, British, and U.S. empire and the effects of that Empire. This book is vital to understanding current events, whether domestically or abroad, pertaining to Latinos both in the United States and in Latin America/5. This book has already been widely and justly acclaimed as the most comprehensive study yet to appear on U.S.-Philippine relations, as a good read, and as an absorbing history of the turbulent relationship between Washington and Manila since the United States was vaulted into the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. The conclusion is rather somber. Karnow .
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American Empire is a panoramic work of scholarship that presents a bold new global perspective on the history of the United States.
America as empire book American Empire goes beyond the myth of American exceptionalism to place the United States within the wider context of the global historical forces that shaped the Western empires and the world/5(6).
“American Empire is an immensely thoughtful book. Its reflections go beyond the narrow realm of U.S. security policy and demonstrate a deep understanding of American history and culture.” Its reflections go beyond the narrow realm of U.S.
security policy and demonstrate a deep understanding of American history and culture.”Cited by: The author covers a lot of ground but gives more emphasis to the 20th century as major events and cultural movements then shaped America today.
He weaves his narrative together with three themes: empire, liberty and faith. The book explores how the American people shaped their story and confronted the paradoxes inherent in these three by: 1. A new history of the United States that turns American exceptionalism on its head American Empire is a panoramic America as empire book of scholarship that presents a bold new global perspective on the history of the United States/5.
This book starts with 9/11 and goes back to how America started to gain an empire before the turn into the s. It's a startling read for anyone, like myself, who doesn't realize just how much the American government and army has done around /5. About the Author. Peter Schweizer is the author of, among other books, Clinton Cash, Extortion, Throw Them All Out, and Architects of Ruin.
He has been featured throughout the media, including on 60 Minutes and in the New York Times. He is the cofounder and president of the Government Accountability Institute, /5(). His narrative of the rise of our colonial empire outside North America, and then our surprising pivot from colonization to globalization after World War II, is enthralling in the telling ― and troubling for anyone pondering our nation’s past and future.
The result is a book Cited by: 3. The proposition that the US is an empire is less controversial today. The case can be made in a number of ways. The dispossession of Native Americans and relegation of many to reservations was pretty transparently imperialist. Then, in the s, the US fought a war with Mexico and seized a third of it.
" American Empire is a thoughtful, well written, and deeply researched book. Hopkins has made his mark, and has made it well. American Empire is a provocative, perceptive, and compelling step towards a richer integration of American, European, and world history." —Michael A.
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A landmark history of postwar America and the second volume in the Penguin History of the United States series, edited by Eric Foner. In this momentous work, acclaimed labor historian Joshua B.
Freeman presents an epic portrait of the United States in the latter half of the twentieth century, revealing a nation galvanized by change even as conflict. This is where we begin Joshua B. Freeman's American Empire, a sweeping look at the history of the United States after World War II.
With such a large subject matter in both time and geography, this book necessarily skims over the intricate specifics but /5. It is a nation based on contradiction: an empire founded by men escaping British imperialism, a "land of liberty" reliant on black slavery and a "secular state energised by godly ambition".
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The word “empire” has a distinct place in the American lexicon: readily applicable to other. The American Empire Project is a book series that deals with imperialist and exceptionalist tendencies in US foreign policy in the early 21st century. The series is published by Metropolitan Books and includes contributions by such notable American thinkers and authors as Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Chalmers Johnson and Andrew project's goal is to.
America, Empire of Liberty is the title of a radio series and book by British historian David Reynolds about US history. The title is taken from Thomas Jefferson's speeches (he used the phrase "empire of liberty" at least twice).Home station: BBC Radio 4.
"How to Hide an Empire is a breakthrough, for both Daniel Immerwahr and our collective understanding of America’s role in the world.
His narrative of the rise of our colonial empire outside North America, and then our surprising pivot from colonization to globalization after World War II, is enthralling in the telling — and troubling for Brand: Picador. Though Karnow claims that U.S. imperialism in its former colony, the Philippines, has been ``uniquely benign'' compared to European colonialism, the evidence set.
The American model is an attractive one to many of the world’s people, and democratic countries have long valued America as an ally. “The American empire was built by people who recognized.The book is written in 22 brisk chapters, full of lively characters, dollops of humor, and surprising facts.
It has been a war both provoked by America’s empire of bases, and fought from.