Imperialism and Expansionism in American History [4 volumes] by Chris J. Magoc
A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection

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Synopsis

This four-volume encyclopedia chronicles the historical roots of the United States' current military dominance, documenting its growth from continental expansionism to hemispheric hegemony to global empire.


• Overviews the history of American imperialism through chronologically arranged entries that are multidisciplinary, incisively written, and informed by the latest scholarship

• Covers issues ranging from the fur trade of the frontier era to today's complex engagement in the Middle East and Africa

• Shares key insights on the intersection of popular culture with the projection of U.S. military power

• Includes background material and an extensive selection of primary documents that will help students practice critical reading, thinking, and writing skills

• Features numerous photos, illustrations, and sidebars that enliven the text and engage students in participatory learning

 

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Published December 14, 2015 by ABC-CLIO. 1542 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Non-fiction