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American Insurgents : A Brief History of American Anti-Imperialism
by Richard Seymour


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 
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Overview
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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  • ISBN-13: 9781608461417
  • ISBN-10: 1608461416
  • Publisher: Haymarket Books
  • Publish Date: June 2012
  • Page Count: 268


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Books > History > United States - General
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