Politics of War: The Story of Two Wars Which Altered Forever the Political Life of the American Republic

Politics of War: The Story of Two Wars Which Altered Forever the Political Life of the American Republic

by Walter Karp, Lewis Lapham
     
 

Politics of War describes the emergence of the United States as a world power between the years 1890 and 1920-our contrivance of the Spanish-American War and our gratuitous entrance into World War I-and by filling in the back story of an era in which mendacious oligarchy organized the country's politics in a manner convenient to its own indolence and greed, Karp

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Politics of War describes the emergence of the United States as a world power between the years 1890 and 1920-our contrivance of the Spanish-American War and our gratuitous entrance into World War I-and by filling in the back story of an era in which mendacious oligarchy organized the country's politics in a manner convenient to its own indolence and greed, Karp offers a clearer understanding of our current political circumstance.

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ISBN-13:
9781879957558
Publisher:
Harper's Magazine Foundation
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
899,851
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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