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The bases of empire : the global struggle against U.S. military posts

Author: Catherine Lutz
Publisher: Washington Square, N.Y. : New York University Press, ©2009
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bases of empire.
Washington Square, N.Y. : New York University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008033630
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Lutz
ISBN: 9780814752432 0814752438 9780814752449 0814752446
OCLC Number: 897007932
Notes: U.S. foreign military base and military colonialism: personal and analytical perspectives / Joseph Gerson. U.S. military bases in Latin America and the Caribbean / John Lindsay-Poland. U.S. nuclear weapons bases in Europe / David Heller and Hans Lammerant. Iraq as a Pentagon construction site / Tom Engelhardt. People's movement responses to evolving U.S. military activities in the Philippines / Roland G. Simbulan. "Give us back Diego Garcia": unity and division among activists in the Indian Ocean / David Vine and Laura Jeffery. Environmental struggle after the Cold War: new forms of resistance to the U.S. military in Vieques, Puerto Rico / Katherine T. McCaffrey. Okinawa: women's struggle for demilitarization / Kozue Akibayashi and Suzuyo Takazato. Opposition to the U.S. military presence in Turkey in the context of the Iraq war / Ayse Gul Altinay and Amy Holmes. Resisting militarization in Hawai'i / Kyle Kajihiro
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 356 p.) illustrations, maps
Contents: List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Foreword - Cynthia EnloeIntroduction: Bases, Empire, and Global ResponseCatherine LutzPart I: Mapping U.S. Power 1. U.S. Foreign Military Bases and Military Colonialism: Personal and Analytical Perspectives Joseph Gerson 2. U.S. Military Bases in Latin America and the Caribbean John Lindsay-Poland 3. U.S. Nuclear Weapons Bases in Europe David Heller and Hans Lammerant 4. Iraq as a Pentagon Construction Site Tom EngelhardtPart II: Global Resistance 5. People's Movement Responses to Evolving U.S. Military Activities in the Philippines Roland G. Simbulan 6. "Give Us Back Diego Garcia": Unity and Division among Activists in the Indian Ocean David Vine and Laura JefferyTHE BASES OF EMPIRE 7. Environmental Struggle after the Cold War: New Forms of Resistance to the U.S. Military in Vieques, Puerto Rico Katherine T. McCaffrey 8. Okinawa: Women's Struggle for Demilitarization Kozue Akibayashi and Suzuyo Takazato 9. Opposition to the U.S. Military Presence in Turkey in the Context of the Iraq War Ays,e Gul Altinay and Amy Holmes10. Resisting Militarization in Hawai'i Kyle KajihiroAfterword: Down Here Julian AguonList of ContributorsIndex
Responsibility: edited by Catherine Lutz


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