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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  - 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  - 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


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