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5 edition of American empire in the Pacific found in the catalog.

American empire in the Pacific

from trade to strategic balance, 1700-1922

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Published by Ashgate/Variorum in Aldershot, Hants, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Pacific Area,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Imperialism.,
    • Pacific Area -- Foreign relations -- United States.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Pacific Area.,
    • Pacific Area -- History.,
    • United States -- History -- Philosophy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Arthur Power Dudden.
      SeriesThe Pacific world ;, v. 9
      ContributionsDudden, Arthur Power, 1921-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDU30 .A44 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxl, 372 p. :
      Number of Pages372
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3687349M
      ISBN 100754630498
      LC Control Number2003052111

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expansion beyond the North American continent in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. The best books on American Imperialism recommended by A G Hopkins. American Empire: the islands in the Caribbean and Pacific that were formally placed under US jurisdiction in On top of that, you can argue for the presence of what is called an ‘informal’ empire, where US influence has been so pervasive—whether in Japan, Korea.

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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 how, far from diverging, the United States and Western Europe followed similar trajectories.

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America’s flirtation with an external empire — as opposed to the steady, internal advance from the Atlantic to the Pacific coasts of North America, mainly through backward, sparsely populated. 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. Last December, leftist columnist Ryan Cooper wrote in The Week, “The American empire is crumbling.” University of Wisconsin historian Alfred McCoy declared to The Intercept that Trump has been demolishing “pillars of U.S.

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