Browse by Subject "Imperialism"
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(2015-02-12)This dissertation investigates the ways that migration and the ongoing legacies of imperialism shaped the United States’ engagement with the world in the early twentieth century. It focuses on interaction between Americans ...
(University of Chicago Press, 1996)
Dangerous Subjects: U.S. War Narrative, Modern Citizenship, and the Making of National Security, 1890-1964 (2011-05-25)“What if we approach war,” Leerom Medovoi asks, “not as an exception to or the opposite of regulation, but rather as continuous with it, as the point when regulation’s militarism has surged into the open air?” Taking that ...
(2004-12-03)It is a central argument of this book that American imperial ambition is not new either with the neo-cons or the post-cold war world but that it has been episodic throughout US history. The first truly global (as opposed ...
Exporting the racial republic: African colonization, national citizenship, and the transformation of U.S. expansion, 1776-1864 (2011-08-26)The effort to create a colony of African Americans on the west coast of Africa was one of the most celebrated and influential movements in the United States during the first half of the 19th century. While historians have ...
(2011-01-14)My dissertation establishes a critical dialogue between two distinct phenomena at the turn of the twentieth century: first, the exponential growth and mercurial nature of novelistic genres and, secondly, the emergence of ...
Limits of settlement: Racialized masculinity, sovereignty, and the imperial project in colonial Natal, 1850-1897 (2014-05-30)Nineteenth century settlers viewed the British colony of Natal in southern Africa as an ‘empty’ territory ready for European bodies. These immigrants sought to create a settler state that would outnumber and supplant ...
The face of empire: the cultural production of U.S. imperialism in the Panama Canal Zone and California, 1904–1916 (2016-04-11)The U.S. government's construction of the Panama Canal (1904–1914) presented a template for expansive imperialism in Latin America in the twentieth century. After the highly publicized atrocities of the Philippine–American ...