American Imperialism: The Territorial Expansion of the by Adam Burns PDF

By Adam Burns

ISBN-10: 1474402135

ISBN-13: 9781474402132

ISBN-10: 1474402143

ISBN-13: 9781474402149

the us has been defined by way of lots of its overseas and family critics as an "empire". offering a wide-ranging research of the USA as a territorial, imperial energy from its beginning to the current day, this e-book explores the USA' acquisition or long term profession of territories via a chronological standpoint. It starts off through exploring early continental growth, equivalent to the acquisition of the Louisiana Territory from Napoleon Bonaparte in 1803, and strains US imperialism via to the debatable ongoing presence people forces at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. The booklet offers clean insights into the historical past people territorial growth and imperialism, bringing jointly extra famous cases (such because the buy of Alaska) with these less-frequently mentioned (such because the acquisition of the Guano Islands after 1856). the quantity considers key ancient debates, controversies and turning issues, delivering a historiographically-grounded second look people enlargement from 1783 to the current day.

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