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Empire of Defense: Race and the Cultural Politics of Permanent War

Joseph Darda

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226632896
eISBN:
9780226633084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226633084.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book tells the story of how the United States turned war into defense. The formation of the Department of Defense in the first years of the Cold War inaugurated an era of contradiction for the ... More


The “Global War on Terror”: Who Wins? Who Loses?

G. Simon Harak

in Faith, Resistance, and the Future: Daniel Berrigan's Challenge to Catholic Social Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239825
eISBN:
9780823239863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239825.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter grounds itself in Berrigan’s political, economic, and moral reading of the American war-making state, and in the civil disobedience of Berrigan at a Catonsville draft board center. Harak ... More


The Health of the State: Modern US War Narrative and the American Political Imagination, 1890-1964

Jonathan Vincent

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190466664
eISBN:
9780190466688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466664.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Health of the State is an interpretive cultural history that explores three phases of modern American war writing: the usable past of Civil War memory as it was employed in literature during the ... More


Conclusion

Simeon Man

in Soldiering through Empire: Race and the Making of the Decolonizing Pacific

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520283343
eISBN:
9780520959255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283343.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The conclusion summarizes the major arguments of the book and explains the multiple legacies of the decolonizing Pacific since the 1970s. It describes the militarization of U.S. foreign policy and ... More


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