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By Immerwahr, Daniel
In Puerto Rico, Immerwahr shows how US doctors conducted grisly experiments they wouldn't have attempted on the mainland and he shows how, after the Second World War, the US moved away from colonialism in the European tradition, instead devising a new sort of influence that did n ...
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For a country that has always denied having dreams of empire, the United States owns a lot of overseas territory. Full of surprises, and driven by an original conception of what empire and globalization mean today, How to Hide an Empire is a major and compulsively readable work o ...
Daniel Immerwahr tells how the United States sought to rescue the world from poverty through small-scale, community-based approaches. He also sounds a warning: such strategies, now again in vogue, have been tried before, alongside grander moderization schemes with often disastrou ...
A history of the United States' overseas possessions, from Puerto Rico to the Philippines and beyond, and what they reveal about the true meaning of American empire. --Provided by publisher.
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