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Anti-Americanism in Retreat: Jack Lang, Cultural Imperialism, and the Anti-Anti-Americans

Richard F. Kuisel

in The French Way: How France Embraced and Rejected American Values and Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151816
eISBN:
9781400839971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151816.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter details the rise of anti-Americanism in France, in particular French socialist minister of culture Jack Lang's attack against American popular culture. Lang began by refusing to attend ... More


Democracy in the Philippines

Tony Smith

in America's Mission: The United States and the Worldwide Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154923
eISBN:
9781400842025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154923.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the dynamic of American imperialism in the Philippines since 1898 and the role played by the United States in determining the values, practices, and institutions that constitute ... More


Plague and Fire: Battling Black Death and the 1900 Burning of Honolulu's Chinatown

James C. Mohr

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195162318
eISBN:
9780199788910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162318.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The bubonic plague reached Hawaii for the first time in 1899, just as the archipelago was being annexed by the US. To deal with the epidemic, governmental authorities granted absolute emergency ... More


Anti-imperialism for Jesus

Michael G. Thompson

in For God and Globe: Christian Internationalism in the United States between the Great War and the Cold War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452727
eISBN:
9781501701801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452727.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter follows The World Tomorrow editor Kirby Page from his early career as an aspiring YMCA missionary world traveler with Sherwood Eddy to his vocation as an independent foreign policy ... More


Visualizing American Empire: Orientalism and Imperialism in the Philippines

David Brody

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226075334
eISBN:
9780226075303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075303.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In 1899 an American could open a newspaper and find outrageous images, such as an American soldier being injected with leprosy by Filipino insurgents. These kinds of hyperbolic accounts, this book ... More


Fourth Echo: American Empire

George Athan Billias

in American Constitutionalism Heard Round the World, 1776-1989: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791073
eISBN:
9780814739013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791073.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the fourth “echo” of American constitutionalism: the Spanish-American War in 1898 which paved the way for the rise of the United States as an imperial power. After winning the ... More


Epilogue: The United States in the British Empire *

Jay Sexton

in British North America in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199206124
eISBN:
9780191746635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206124.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The early American republic remained embedded in the structures of the British Empire long after the achievement of its political independence in 1783. The nationalism of “postcolonial America,” as ... More


Asian America’s Japan: The Perils of Gendered Racial Rehabilitation

Jodi Kim

in Ends of Empire: Asian American Critique and the Cold War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816655915
eISBN:
9781452946221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816655915.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter initially looks at the film Hiroshima, Mon Amour with respect to the dialectic of forgetting and remembering. Applying the aforementioned dialectic, it analyzes the partially remembered, ... More


Ends of Empire: Asian American Critique and the Cold War

Jodi Kim

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816655915
eISBN:
9781452946221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816655915.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines Asian American cultural production and its challenge to the dominant understanding of American imperialism, Cold War dynamics, and race and gender formation. The book demonstrates ... More


The World Tomorrow as a Foreign Policy Counterpublic

Michael G. Thompson

in For God and Globe: Christian Internationalism in the United States between the Great War and the Cold War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452727
eISBN:
9781501701801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452727.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents a theoretical framework with which to read The World Tomorrow—one that fuses an old category, “foreign policy public,” and a new term, “counterpublic.” With Kirby Page as ... More


Introduction

in Visualizing American Empire: Orientalism and Imperialism in the Philippines

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226075334
eISBN:
9780226075303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075303.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of President William McKinley's dilemma about what to do with the newly acquired Philippines, and then sets out the book's purpose, which is ... More


Concentration Camps on the Home Front: Japanese Americans in the House of Jim Crow

John Howard

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226354767
eISBN:
9780226354774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226354774.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Without trial and without due process, the United States government locked up nearly all of those citizens and longtime residents who were of Japanese descent during World War II. Ten concentration ... More


A Christian Nation

Susan K. Harris

in God's Arbiters: Americans and the Philippines, 1898-1902

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199740109
eISBN:
9780190252823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199740109.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. The book focuses on the debates over the Philippine-American War and the annexation of the Philippines. Drawing on the ... More


The Origins of Cable and Wireless Limited, 1918–1939: Capitalism, Imperialism, and Technical Change

Robert Boyce

in Communications Under the Seas: The Evolving Cable Network and Its Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012867
eISBN:
9780262255059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012867.003.0056
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter, which gives an overview of the history of Cable and Wireless Limited, and the company’s effect on the industry, begins with the Imperial Wireless and Cable Conference in 1928 to engage ... More


Figures of Empire: American Documentaries in the Philippines

José B. Capino

in The Colonial Documentary Film in South and South-East Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474407205
eISBN:
9781474430487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407205.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In his chapter, J. B. Capino demonstrates how a variety of official and private documentary films were deployed to serve American imperialist interests while also documenting the Philipinos’ daily ... More


Nothing but Commercial Feudalism: California's Hawaiian Empire

Jessica B. Teisch

in Engineering Nature: Water, Development, and the Global Spread of American Environmental Expertise

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834435
eISBN:
9781469603513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807878019_teisch.9
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on the case of Hawaii. Like California, Australia, and South Africa, the case of Hawaii shows how technical and capitalist growth guided infrastructural development in the late ... More


Conclusion: Beyond America's Tropic of Hopes

Henry Knight

in Tropic of Hopes: California, Florida, and the Selling of American Paradise, 1869-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044811
eISBN:
9780813046396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044811.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The conclusion explains how, by the 1930s, California and Florida ranked first and second in terms of the states to which most white Americans relocated, marking an end to the need for boosters to ... More


The Conceptual Impossibility of Racial Blackness: History, the Commodity, and Diasporic Modernity

Lindon Barrett

Justin A. Joyce, Dwight A. Mcbride, and John Carlos Rowe (eds)

in Racial Blackness and the Discontinuity of Western Modernity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038006
eISBN:
9780252095290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038006.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter traces modern conceptions of racial blackness from the beginnings of Euro-American imperialism in the Western Hemisphere through the seventeenth-century Atlantic slave trade and the ... More


Americans at Work: Of Grocers, Fashion Writers,Dentists, and Lawyers

Nancy L. Green

in The Other Americans in Paris: Businessmen, Countesses, Wayward Youth, 1880-1941

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226306889
eISBN:
9780226137520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226137520.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Without design or intent, according to Reinhold Niebuhr in 1930, the United States had become an “awkward imperialist,” forced to conquer foreign markets to prevent the glut of domestic ones. This ... More


Iconoclasm and Censorship

in Capturing the German Eye: American Visual Propaganda in Occupied Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226301693
eISBN:
9780226301716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226301716.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter evaluates the American iconoclastic campaign and visual censorship in Germany. In occupied Germany, visual censorship became a central part of psychological warfare. Iconoclasm was ... More


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