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United States and Imperialism

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ISBN-10: 1577180569

ISBN-13: 9781577180562

Edition: 2001

Authors: Frank A. Ninkovich

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The United States and Imperialism uses concepts of civilization, identity, the civilizing mission, and cooperation to explain the role of imperialism in American history. The book begins with a survey of the methods and reasons behind America's imperialist drive in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and then outlines the place of imperialism within the broader sweep of modern United States foreign policy. Ninkovich's original analysis of America as an empire shows that imperialism, anti-imperialism, and geopolitics have all played a role in how the United States made decisions about acquiring new territories.
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Book details

List price: $63.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/5/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Introduction
Imperialism and National Identity in the 1890s
Failed Expectations: The Civilizing Mission in the Philippines
America's Caribbean Empire
The Modernization of China and the Diplomacy of Imperialism
Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism in America's World Policies
Conclusion: Beyond Imperialism: The Empire of Modernity
Index