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Imperialism and Expansionism in American History : A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and
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This four-volume set for high school and up explores popular culture expression of American expansionism and imperialism on the American continent and overseas. The reference is designed to stimulate student interest, with entries on topics such as Hollywood westerns, jazz in the Cold War, Indian captivity narratives, and protest and country music. Chronological and thematic entries deal with key figures, events, conflicts, policies, technology, and economic agendas driving American expansion. Each entry contains cross references and further reading. There are also entries on treaties, manifestoes, and other types of documents, to align with the collection of documents and excerpts from primary sources. Each document is preceded by a brief introduction. Each volume opens with its own chronology and contains its own glossary. Volume 1 covers the period from the Seven Years’ War to the annexation of Hawaii. Each subsection begins with a historical overview, and each subsection has its own collection of primary documents. Subsequent volumes cover the periods from the Northwest Indian Wars to Wounded Knee; the Spanish-American War to WWII; and the Cold War to the War on Terror. Each volume contains b&w photos and historical illustrations. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
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.
Number of Pages: 4154215
Genre: History, Political Science
Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc
Street Date: December 14, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-06-4501
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