This four-volume encyclopedia chronicles the historical roots of the United States' current military dominance, documenting its growth from continental expansionism to hemispheric hegemony to global empire.
• Overviews the history of American imperialism through chronologically arranged entries that are multidisciplinary, incisively written, and informed by the latest scholarship
• Covers issues ranging from the fur trade of the frontier era to today's complex engagement in the Middle East and Africa
• Shares key insights on the intersection of popular culture with the projection of U.S. military power
• Includes background material and an extensive selection of primary documents that will help students practice critical reading, thinking, and writing skills
• Features numerous photos, illustrations, and sidebars that enliven the text and engage students in participatory learning
|Product dimensions:||9.30(w) x 11.80(h) x 5.60(d)|
About the Author
Chris J. Magoc, PhD, is professor of history at Mercyhurst University in Erie, PA.
David Bernstein, PhD, is visiting professor of history at Denison University in Granville, OH.