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Echoes of Mutiny: Race, Surveillance, and Indian Anticolonialism in North America

Seema Sohi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199376247
eISBN:
9780199376278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376247.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

This book examines the anticolonial movement forged by Indian migrant workers, intellectuals, and students in North America during the early twentieth century and the collaborative efforts of US, ... More


Conclusion: Queer Necropolitics and the Afterlife of US Imperialism

Gina K. Velasco

in Queering the Global Filipina Body: Contested Nationalisms in the Filipina/o Diaspora

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043475
eISBN:
9780252052354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043475.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Beginning with a discussion of the mainstream US news coverage of the 2016 mass shooting at a Latinx party at Pulse (an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Florida), this chapter connects Puerto Rico to the ... More


GIs and the Kids of Korea

Susie Woo

in Framed by War: Korean Children and Women at the Crossroads of US Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479889914
eISBN:
9781479845712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889914.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter centers upon the US military in Korea between 1945 and 1953. While Koreans experienced war violence firsthand, American and international audiences grew increasingly aware of and ... More


“A Doctrine that Nourished the Hopes of the Nonwhite Races”: Vasconcelos, Mestizaje’s Travels, and US Latino Politics

Juliet Hooker

in Theorizing Race in the Americas: Douglass, Sarmiento, Du Bois, and Vasconcelos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190633691
eISBN:
9780190633714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190633691.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Theory

This chapter traces the development of José Vasconcelos’s enormously influential conception of Latin American mestizaje as an anti-colonial ideology developed in response to US imperialism. It shows ... More


The Intimacies of Conflict: Cultural Memory and the Korean War

Daniel Y. Kim

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479800797
eISBN:
9781479800018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800797.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Though known primarily in the United States as “the forgotten war,” the Korean War was a watershed event that fundamentally reshaped both domestic conceptions of race and the interracial dimensions ... More


Lincoln, Seward, and US Foreign Relations in the Civil War Era

Joseph A. Fry

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177120
eISBN:
9780813177137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177120.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

As the Civil War began, President Abraham Lincoln and Secretary of State William Henry Seward formed a most unlikely, but exceedingly successful foreign policy partnership. While functioning as the ... More


Seward and Empire, 1865–1869

Joseph A. Fry

in Lincoln, Seward, and US Foreign Relations in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177120
eISBN:
9780813177137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177120.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines Seward’s final four years as secretary of state during the Johnson administration, following Lincoln’s death. Sustaining the policy of diplomatic pressure, but disdaining ... More


Hollywood in Havana: US Cinema and Revolutionary Nationalism in Cuba before 1959

Megan Feeney

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226593555
eISBN:
9780226593722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226593722.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book explores the US film industry’s presence and influence in Havana, Cuba during the first six decades of the 20th century. Especially beginning in the 1920s, Hollywood dominated the film ... More


Mass culture in the later Republic

Duy Lap Nguyen

in The Unimagined Community: Imperialism and Culture in South Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526143969
eISBN:
9781526150523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526143976.00011
Subject:
History, Asian History

The violence of the war of attrition would result in widespread rural depopulation. Following the collapse of the First Republic, the program of social revolution in the countryside would be replaced ... More


The Monroe Doctrine in the Nineteenth Century

Jay Sexton

in Outside In: The Transnational Circuitry of US History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190459840
eISBN:
9780190459888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459840.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

The Monroe Doctrine reveals how nineteenth-century statecraft was the product of both internal and external processes and pressures. This chapter advances two arguments. First, it positions itself ... More


Psychological warfare, counterinsurgency and the society of spectacle in South Vietnam

Duy Lap Nguyen

in The Unimagined Community: Imperialism and Culture in South Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526143969
eISBN:
9781526150523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526143976.00010
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter four contends that the communism of the early Republic would put it directly odds with the aims of its American ally. This “misalliance” would ultimately compromise both the counterinsurgency ... More


{ Introduction }: Roma Redux

Mark Storey

in Time and Antiquity in American Empire: Roma Redux

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198871507
eISBN:
9780191914409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871507.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The introduction sets out the theoretical and historical stakes of the book. Opening with a cluster of Roman analogies stretching from the Iraq War to the American War of Independence, this chapter ... More


Age of Promise

Matthew J. Smith

in Liberty, Fraternity, Exile: Haiti and Jamaica after Emancipation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469617978
eISBN:
9781469617992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617978.003.0012
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explains how U.S. imperialism spurred opportunities for growth in Jamaica's moribund economy. The increased presence of the United States on the island coexisted, uneasily at times, with ... More


Time and Antiquity in American Empire: Roma Redux

Mark Storey

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198871507
eISBN:
9780191914409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871507.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This is a book about two empires—ancient Rome and the United States—and what happens to historical time when we think about them together. Ranging from the present day to the late eighteenth century, ... More


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