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Review: The Dominion of War: Empire and Liberty in North America, 1500-2000

User Review  - Donald Linnemeyer - Goodreads

Very highly recommended. This book has just the right pace for a broad-sweeping history book. The authors manage to tell a compelling story of America from the perspective of warfare, and it's a very ... Read full review

Review: The Dominion of War: Empire and Liberty in North America, 1500-2000

User Review  - Douglas - Goodreads

An exceptionally well-written overview of the role played by warfare in the evolution of post-contact North America and, primarily, of the United States. In fact, the only chapter to consider the ... Read full review

Review: The Dominion of War: Empire and Liberty in North America, 1500-2000

User Review  - Homer H Blass - Goodreads

Like it so well I have used it as a text for two different semesters in my History of American Diplomacy course. Does an excellent job of relationg the zeitgeist of American leaders to the policy they ... Read full review

Review: The Dominion of War: Empire and Liberty in North America, 1500-2000

User Review  - Owen - Goodreads

Anderson claims that Americans are raised to beleive that three wars matter- The Revolutionary War, that made America, the Civil War, that saved America, and WWII, where America saved the world. We ... Read full review

Review: The Dominion of War: Empire and Liberty in North America, 1500-2000

User Review  - Roger - Goodreads

Superb analysis of North American political evolution. Reminiscent of Lies My Teacher Told Me. Makes very effective use of biography (eg, Champlain, Santa Ana, Grant, Powell) to illustrate what might otherwise be dry, abstract points on the evolution of the North Amercican empire(s). Read full review

Review: The Dominion of War: Empire and Liberty in North America, 1500-2000

User Review  - Jacob - Goodreads

It was decent, and a very informative read. I was surprised to see it taking a biographical approach to this novel but it added an interesting perspective to the way they portray the expansion of the ... Read full review

Review: The Dominion of War: Empire and Liberty in North America, 1500-2000

User Review  - Christopher Sutch - Goodreads

Would have been useful for my dissertation. A bit too conservative (as any academic historian would be), but a good synthetic account that places imperialism squarely at the center of American culture. Read full review

Review: The Dominion of War: Empire and Liberty in North America, 1500-2000

User Review  - Andypants - Goodreads

Usually books that try to reframe history are a bit heavy-handed. This book does better than that. It has a clear separation of opinions, facts and arguments, alongside an appreciation for the motives ... Read full review

Review: The Dominion of War: Empire and Liberty in North America, 1500-2000

User Review  - Sweatherford - Goodreads

great book about how our constant involvement in war has shaped our country and us. Read full review

Review: The Dominion of War: Empire and Liberty in North America, 1500-2000

User Review  - Pierre Corneille - Goodreads

I might have rated this book 4.5 stars, but decided to go the whole hog and ratchet it up to the five star club. Some people say that Anderson is one of the best historians of 18th-century America ... Read full review


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