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THE WAR LOVERS: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A dynamic examination of America's rush into the Spanish-American War.On Feb. 15, 1898, a mysterious explosion destroyed the U.S.S. Maine off the coast of Cuba, killing more than 250 American crewmen. Though the cause is still unknown, many in the United States, including some powerful political figures, wanted a war—even one waged on false pretenses. Longtime Newsweek editor Thomas (Sea of ... Read full review

Review: The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Ron Kaplan

The War Lovers, by awardwinning journalist Evan Thomas, serves as a reminder that everything old is new again. While economic issues are eternal, the America of the late 19th century was faced with a different set of problems, including a perceived “need” by highranking officials to expand the American “brand.” While Spain was pressing an iron boot on the neck of a Cuban nation yearning to be free ... Read full review

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