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The forging of the American empire : [from the revolution to Vietnam, a history of U.S. imperialism

Author: Sidney Lens
Publisher: London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press ; Chicago : Haymarket Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Surveying the pressures--internal and external-- on the United States today, Lens concludes that like any other empire, the reign of the U.S. will end--and he examines how this time of reckoning may come about. --From publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
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Lens, Sidney.
Forging of the American empire.
London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press ; Chicago : Haymarket Books, 2003
(OCoLC)894562084
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney Lens
ISBN: 0745321011 9780745321011 0745321003 9780745321004
OCLC Number: 53458546
Notes: Originally published: New York : Crowell, 1971.
Description: xii, 464 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Myth of morality --
Forgotten ally --
Fallen star --
On to Canada --
Picking the Spanish bone --
Mexico for Americans --
Transcontinental conquest --
The brave braves --
Commerce follows the flag --
The flag follows commerce --
Subduing the banana republics --
The fine art of vandalism --
The big leap --
The war before the war (I) --
The war before the war (II) --
Against friend and foe --
Global imperialism --
The ecstasy and the agony --
Closing the circle.
Responsibility: Sidney Lens].
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