The Politics of War: The Story of Two Wars which Altered Forever the Political Life of the American Republic (1890-1920)

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Franklin Square Press, 2003 - Political Science - 384 pages
Politics of War describes the emergence of the United States as a world power between the years 1890 and 1920-our contrivance of the Spanish-American War and our gratuitous entrance into World War I-and by filling in the back story of an era in which mendacious oligarchy organized the country's politics in a manner convenient to its own indolence and greed, Karp offers a clearer understanding of our current political circumstance.

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The US government, desperate for a distraction from domestic ills, bends and twists all manner of information to paint a desperate threat on an annoying, if generally harmless, enemy. The time is not ... Read full review

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