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Author Kiernan, V. G. (Victor Gordon), 1913-2009, author

Title America : from white settlement to world hegemony / Victor Kiernan ; preface by Eric Hobsbawm ; introduction and epilogue by John Trumpbour
Published London : Zed Books, 2015
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Contents Cover ; About the Author ; Title Page ; Copyright ; Contents ; Preface ; Foreword ; Introduction ; Part One: The Winning of the National Territory ; 1. The Birth of a Nation ; 2. The Pursuit of Happiness ; 3. White Man and Red Man ; Part Two: Middle Decades ; 1. The Literary Mirror
1. Great War and Not So Great Peace 2. Victory and After: The Mirror of Science Fiction ; 3. America, the World's Banker ; 4. Slump Years, and a New Look at the Red Indian ; 5. From Isolationism to Conquest ; Part Six: The American Hegemony ; 1. Capitalism, Militarism and the Cold War
2. From West Indies to Far East 3. Civil War and After ; 4. The Last Indian Wars ; Part Three: Overseas Expansion and the War with Spain ; 1. The Red Man in Custody ; 2. New Visions of Empire ; 3. Latin America and Further Asia ; 4. Anglo-Saxons and Their Wars
2. The Old Empires and Neo-Colonialism 3. War in Vietnam and Its Repercussions ; 4. The Middle East and Africa ; 5. Latin America ; 6. Retrospect and Prospect ; Epilogue by John Trumpbour ; Bibliography ; Index
Part Four: Imperial Choices for a New Century 1. The Progressivist Era ; 2. The Philippines Experiment, and Direct or Indirect Rule ; 3. Dollar Diplomacy in Central America ; 4. Old World Frustrations, and Ideas of a New World Order ; Part Five: Two Strides to World Power
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed October 20, 2015)
Subject United States -- Foreign relations.
United States -- Territorial expansion.
Form Electronic book
Author Hobsbawm, E. J. (Eric J.), 1917-2012, author of preface
Trumpbour, John, author of introduction, author of epilogue
ISBN 1783605995 (electronic bk)
1783606002 (electronic bk)
9781783605996 (electronic bk)
9781783606009 (electronic bk)