American Insurgents

American Insurgents

A Brief History of American Anti-imperialism

Paperback - 2011
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All empires spin self-serving myths, and in the US the most potent of these is that America is a force for democracy around the world. Yet there is a tradition of American anti-imperialism that exposes this misleading mythology. American Insurgents is a surprising, revelatory history of anti-imperialism in the United States since the American Revolution. It charts the movements against empire from the Indian Wars and the expansionism of the slave South to the Anti-Imperialist League of Mark Twain and Jane Addams. Seymour crafts a lively and transparent explanation of why some of these movements succeeded and others failed. The result is a vital perspective for those organizing antiwar resistance today.
Publisher: Chicago : Haymarket Books, 2011.
ISBN: 9781608461417
1608461416
Characteristics: xxiv, 268 p. ; 21 cm.

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