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Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921

Karine Walther

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625393
eISBN:
9781469625416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625393.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, as Americans increasingly came into contact with the Islamic world, U.S. diplomatic, cultural, political, and religious beliefs about Islam ... More


The Lost Geography of the American Century

Neil Smith

in American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces the concept of “lost geography” and the American Century. It begins by discussing the two events that may be considered as the bookends of the American Century and the two ... More


American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Neil Smith

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

An American Empire, constructed over the last century, long ago overtook European colonialism, and it has been widely assumed that the new globalism it espoused took us “beyond geography.” This book ... More


Understanding and Classifying the United States’ “Mohammedan Wards” in the Philippines, 1898–1905

Karine V. Walther

in Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625393
eISBN:
9781469625416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625393.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 5 focuses on the period between 1898 and 1905 and analyzes American religious justifications for the annexation of the Philippines after the Spanish-American War and the role that American ... More


Extending American Colonial Governance over Filipino Muslims, 1903–1920

Karine V. Walther

in Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625393
eISBN:
9781469625416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625393.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 6 focuses on the American Empire in the Philippines between 1903 and 1921, analyzing how religious beliefs continued to play a part in the development and application of American colonial ... More


A Prisoner of Hope in the Night of the American Empire: Dialogue with Gabriel Rockhill

Cornel West

in Politics of Culture and the Spirit of Critique: Dialogues

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151870
eISBN:
9780231526364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151870.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter deals with African American philosopher Cornel West, who explains how his personal struggles with white supremacy have influenced his primary philosophical concerns: black cultural ... More


Translation, Transnation: Theatrical Politics and Political Theater in the American Pacific

Margaret Werry

in The Tourist State: Performing Leisure, Liberalism, and Race in New Zealand

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666058
eISBN:
9781452946719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666058.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explores the relationship between tourism and statehood within the broader context of global geopolitics, along with the ways in which the affects and governmental effects of race are ... More


Pentimento Geographies

Jacob Rama Berman

in American Arabesque: Arabs and Islam in the Nineteenth Century Imaginary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789506
eISBN:
9780814789513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789506.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter looks at the figure of the indigene as it relates to the question of nativity and ownership in the American context. The Arab figure that mostly reverberates with the midcentury American ... More


The Real American Empire

Antony G. Hopkins

in The Prospect of Global History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198732259
eISBN:
9780191796562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732259.003.0009
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter offers an imperial perspective on the history of the United States. The United States, though formally independent in 1783 did not attain effective independence until well into the ... More


Borderlines in Borderlands: James Madison and the Spanish-American Frontier, 1776-1821

J. C. A. Stagg

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139051
eISBN:
9780300153286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139051.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In examining how the United States gained control over the northern borderlands of Spanish America, this work reassesses the diplomacy of President James Madison. Historians have assumed that ... More


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