American Empire

a study of the out-lying territories of the United States
  • 3.13 MB
  • English

University of Chicago Press , Chicago
StatementWilliam H. Haas, editor.
ContributionsHaas, William H.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21809882M

Dec 19,  · “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.”―David Hastings Dunn, Political Studies ReviewCited by: Jul 30,  · American Empire: A Global History (America in the World) - Kindle edition by A.

Hopkins. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading American 5/5(4).

A new history of the United States that turns American exceptionalism on its head American Empire is a panoramic work of scholarship that presents a bold new global perspective on the history of the United States. Drawing on his expertise in economic history and the imperial histories of Britain and Europe, A.

Hopkins takes readers from the colonial era to today to show/5. “The website is dedicated to countering Empire. In this historical moment that supreme manifestation of Empire is the United States - to which the entire Western world is tied in various supportive ways; under which domination the rest of the world suffers: in the Greater Middle East as only one example, which endures brutal will to domination and oppression at the hands of American Empire.”.

The American Empire series is a trilogy of alternate history novels by Harry Turtledove. It follows How Few Remain and the Great War trilogy, and is part of the Southern Victory Series.

It takes the Southern Victory Series Earth from to Novels. American Empire: Blood and Iron; American Empire: The Center Cannot Hold. American Empire: Blood and Iron is the first book of the American Empire trilogy of alternate history fiction novels by Harry Turtledove.

It is a sequel to the novel How Few Remain and the Great War trilogy, and is part of the Southern Victory Harry Turtledove. Nov 28,  · This book is indispensable for anyone who wants to understand the background to U.S.

world hegemony at the start of the 21st century; and it is also a most valuable warning about the dangers into which the pursuit and maintenance of this hegemony may lead America. Washington Monthly - Anatol Levin. American Empire is an immensely thoughtful Pages: "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. Verney, Journal of. The American Empire Project is a response to the changes that have occurred in America's strategic thinking as well as in its military and economic posture.

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This book is indispensable for anyone who wants to understand the background to U.S. world hegemony at the start of the 21st century; and it is also a most valuable warning about the dangers into which the pursuit and maintenance of this hegemony may lead AmericaAnatol Levin, Washington MonthlyReviews of this book: American Empire is an 5/5(1).

Oct 01,  · 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 geographical vision.

—Andrew J. Bacevich, author of Twilight of the American Century "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.

Still, there’s good cause for Hopkins to begin his vast book with the British experience in Iraq, a place to which more than one empire has gone to die, and to place the American experience in turn in the larger context of empires across history.

Ambitious though overly. “Stephen Kinzer’s The True Flag is a marvelous and timely look at the rise of American imperialism at the turn of the twentieth century. All the big power players of the era – Theodore Roosevelt and Mark Twain among them – are analyzed cogently as intellectuals of great merit.

An outstanding book!”. “The most clear and engaging history of the deadly, historic partnership between Western powers and political Islam.”— Devil’s Game is the first comprehensive account of America’s misguided efforts, stretching across decades, to dominate the strategically vital Middle East by courting and cultivating Islamic fundamentalism.

Drawing on extensive archival research and. Jan 14,  · Life at the End of American Empire Richard Lachmann on the Slow Decline of a Superpower. Via Verso Books. By Richard Lachmann.

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It is especially revealing, and depressing, that this book was written by the American who has been more successful than any other at building citizen organizations over the past half Richard Lachmann.

Jul 29,  · Why The Fall of the American Empire Will Come by His new book “ In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of U.S.

Global Power ” is coming out in September. May 31,  · Ironically, the one European example the author totally ignores, the maritime empire of the Venetian Republic, is the one that offers the most interesting parallel to.

Apr 29,  · About The Secret History of the American Empire. New York Times bestseller From the author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, comes an exposé of international corruption, and an inspired plan to turn the tide for future generations With a presidential election around the corner, questions of America’s military buildup, environmental impact.

About American Empire. A compelling look at the movements and developments that propelled America to world dominance. In this landmark work, acclaimed historian Joshua Freeman has created an epic portrait of a nation both galvanized by change and driven by conflict.

An unadmitted empire that is portrayed by the creators as benign, because it is decorated with a flag and a popular socialist motto that appeals to the masses that is, liberty, equality, and justice for all. "The American Empire and the Commonwealth of God" gives the reader a panoramic view rather than in depth discussion of American by: 4.

A Main Selection of the Science Fiction Book Club, Breakthroughs is the third installment of best-selling author Harry Turtledove’s The Great War series of remarkable alternate histories.

As the frightening war to end all wars continues to spread with vengeance around the globe, the swiftly modernizing armies of the Confederacy and the United States battle for control of the North American. Jul 28,  · Abby Martin interviews history Professor Daniel Immerwahr about his new book, 'How To Hide An Empire,' where he documents the story of our "Greater United States." The Collapse of.

Book - Americans - McDougall Littel. Ch 1 Exploration and the Colonial Era. The Americas, West Africa and Europe - pg.

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4 Ch 10 America Claims an Empire. Imperialism in America - pg. The Spanish American War - pg. The American Dream in the 50s - pg. Popular Culture - pg. The Other America - pg. In it is a distillation of hundreds of books and conversations, thousands of articles, and tens of thousands of images we have gone through in our attempt to pierce the veil of lies in which we were all born into.

It is a story of how the elite captured the American nation. Aug 30,  · The Collapse of the American Empire - Lecture Featuring Chris Hedges gives us an entirely new view of a nation in crisis in his recently released book, America: The. A Free and Online, Collaboratively Built American History Textbook.

Nov 24,  · The Future of the American Empire The Future of the American Empire Historian Alfred McCoy discusses his new book, the deep state, and Donald Trump’s threats to. American Empire: The Rise of a Global Power, the Democratic Revolution at Home, (The Penguin History of the United States series) by Joshua Freeman.

Mar 08,  · This book, however, is somewhat one-dimensional. The full story of any empire must include what it does to the home country. In France, for example, the arrival of. Histories of U.S. empire often start in with the Spanish-American War, out of which the United States took control of Puerto Rico and the Philippines.CIGI and Words Worth Books are proud to partner on this public event featuring celebrated author, Chris Hedges.

The globally renowned Pulitzer Prize-winner gives us an entirely new view of a nation in crisis in his newest stunning book, America: The Farewell Tour, which holds both liberals and conservatives to account--as rousingly pertinent for Canada as for the disoriented US.

Beautifully.The American Empire By Scott Nearing The genius of revolution presided at the birth of the American Republic, whose first breath was drawn amid the economic, social and political turmoil of Author: Scott Nearing.