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How to Hide an Empire

A Short History of the Greater United States

von Immerwahr, Daniel   (Autor)

'Wry, readable and often astonishing... A provocative and absorbing history of the United States' New York Times The United States denies having dreams of empire. We know America has spread its money, language and culture across the world, but we still think of it as a contained territory, framed by Canada above, Mexico below, and oceans either side. Nothing could be further from the truth. This is the story of the United States outside the United States - from nineteenth-century conquests like Alaska and Puerto Rico to the catalogue of islands, archipelagos and military bases dotted around the globe. Full of surprises and previously forgotten episodes, this fascinating book casts America's history, and its present, in a revealing new light.

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'Wry, readable and often astonishing... A provocative and absorbing history of the United States' New York Times

The United States denies having dreams of empire.

We know America has spread its money, language and culture across the world, but we still think of it as a contained territory, framed by Canada above, Mexico below, and oceans either side. Nothing could be further from the truth.

This is the story of the United States outside the United States - from nineteenth-century conquests like Alaska and Puerto Rico to the catalogue of islands, archipelagos and military bases dotted around the globe. Full of surprises and previously forgotten episodes, this fascinating book casts America's history, and its present, in a revealing new light. 

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[A] smashing new book... fascinating Tim Stanley Daily Telegraph 

Autoreninfo

Immerwahr, Daniel
Daniel Immerwahr is an associate professor of history at Northwestern University and the author of Thinking Small: The United States and the Lure of Community Development, which won the Organization of American Historians' Merle Curti Award. He has written for n+1, Slate, Dissent, and other publications. 

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Random House UK Ltd

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Immerwahr, Daniel

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Medium: Buch
Format: Kartoniert
Seiten: viii, 516
Sprache: Englisch
Erschienen: Januar 2020
Sonstiges: B-format paperback. 236898. 723707
Maße: 198 x 132 mm
Gewicht: 410 g
ISBN-10: 1784703915
ISBN-13: 9781784703912
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