American Insurgents: A Brief History of American Anti-imperialism
All empires spin self-serving myths, and in the US the most potent of these is that America is a force for democracy around the world. Yet there is a tradition of American anti-imperialism that exposes this misleading mythology. American Insurgents is a surprising, revelatory history of anti-imperialism in the United States since the American Revolution. It charts the movements against empire from the Indian Wars and the expansionism of the slave South to the Anti-Imperialist League of Mark Twain and Jane Addams. Seymour crafts a lively and transparent explanation of why some of these movements succeeded and others failed. The result is a vital perspective for those organizing antiwar resistance today.
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Two Cuba Libre the AntiImperialist League
Three From Wilsonianism to Bolshevism
Four The Cold War and Decolonization
Five After Vietnam
Six From the End of History to the War on Terror
Epilogue Revolution in the Middle East
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