Hemispheric Imaginings The Monroe Doctrine and Narratives of U. S. Empire

ISBN-10: 0822334968
ISBN-13: 9780822334965
Edition: 2005
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Description: Gretchen Murphy describes the development of the concepts that underpinned what became known as 'The Monroe Doctrine', the self-appointed task of the U.S. to protect all of the Americas from the tyranny of colonialism, particularly the roles played  More...

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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 4/5/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Gretchen Murphy describes the development of the concepts that underpinned what became known as 'The Monroe Doctrine', the self-appointed task of the U.S. to protect all of the Americas from the tyranny of colonialism, particularly the roles played by journalism & literary fiction.

Gretchen Murphy is Associate Professor of English at the University of Texas-Austin. She is the author of Hemispheric Imaginings: The Monroe Doctrine and Narratives of U.S. Empire.

Preface
Introduction: Writing the Hemisphere
Separate (Hemi)Spheres: John Quincy Adams, Lydia Maria Child, and the Domestic Ideology of the Monroe Doctrine
Selling Jim Crow from Salem to Yokohama
Geographic Morality and the New World
Gringos Abroad: Rationalizing Empire with Richard Harding Davis
Conclusion: The Remains of the Doctrine
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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