American Insurgents: A Brief History of American Anti-Imperialism

American Insurgents: A Brief History of American Anti-Imperialism

Richard Seymour


All empires spin self-serving myths, and within the US the main powerful of those is that the USA is a strength for democracy around the globe. but there's a culture of yankee anti-imperialism that exposes this deceptive mythology. American Insurgents is a stunning, revelatory historical past of anti-imperialism within the usa because the American Revolution. It charts the routine opposed to empire from the Indian Wars and the expansionism of the slave South to the Anti-Imperialist League of Mark Twain and Jane Addams. Seymour crafts a full of life and obvious clarification of why a few of these pursuits succeeded and others failed. the result's an essential viewpoint for these organizing antiwar resistance today.

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