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Empire for liberty : a history of American imperialism from Benjamin Franklin to Paul Wolfowitz

Autor Richard H Immerman
Vydavatel: Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2010]
Vydání/formát:   e-kniha : Document : EnglishZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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How could the United States, a nation founded on the principles of liberty and equality, have produced Abu Ghraib, torture memos, Plamegate, and warrantless wiretaps? Did America set out to become an empire? And if so, how has it reconciled its imperialism--and in some cases, its crimes--with the idea of liberty so forcefully expressed in the Declaration of Independence? Empire for Liberty tells the story of men who  Přečíst více...
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Žánr/forma: Electronic books
History
Doplňující formát: Print version:
Immerman, Richard H.
Empire for liberty.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009040885
(OCoLC)452296312
Typ materiálu: Document, Internetový zdroj
Typ dokumentu Internetový zdroj, Počítačový soubor
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Richard H Immerman
ISBN: 9781400834280 1400834287 9781282569188 128256918X
OCLC číslo: 642206028
Popis: 1 online resource (xi, 271 pages) : illustrations
Obsahy: Introduction : contending with the American empire --
Benjamin Franklin and America's imperial vision --
John Quincy Adams and America's tortured empire --
Wlliam Henry Seward reimagines the American empire --
Henry Cabot Lodge and the new American empire --
John Foster Dulles and the conflicted empire --
Paul Wolfowitz and the lonely empire --
Postscript : the dark side.
Odpovědnost: Richard H. Immerman.

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