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Empire's Workshop Latin America, the United States, and the Rise of the New Imperialism

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ISBN-10: 0805083235

ISBN-13: 9780805083231

Edition: 2007 (Annotated)

Authors: Greg Grandin

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"Grandin has always been a brilliant historian; now he uses his detective skills in a book that is absolutely crucial to understanding our present." --Naomi Klein, author of "No Logo""" The British and Roman empires are often invoked as precedents to the Bush administration's aggressive foreign policy. But America's imperial identity was actually shaped much closer to home. In a brilliant excavation of long-obscured history, "Empire's Workshop" shows how Latin America has functioned as a proving ground for American strategies and tactics overseas. Historian Greg Grandin follows the United States' imperial operations from Jefferson's aspirations for an "empire of liberty" in Cuba and Spanish…    
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
Publication date: 5/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.55" wide x 8.27" long x 0.83" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English