American Encounters/Global Interactions

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  1. Communication and Empire
    Filling in a key chapter in communications history, Dwayne R. Winseck and Robert M. Pike offer an in-depth examination of the rise of the “global media” between 1860 and 1930. They analyze the connections between the... Learn More
    Published: 17th July 2007
    Hardback | £99.00
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  2. FDR and the Spanish Civil War
    What was the relationship between President Franklin D. Roosevelt, architect of America’s rise to global power, and the 1936–39 Spanish Civil War, which inspired passion and sacrifice, and shaped the road to world... Learn More
    Published: 2nd July 2007
    Hardback | £86.00
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  3. From Silver to Cocaine
    Demonstrating that globalization is a centuries-old phenomenon, From Silver to Cocaine examines the commodity chains that have connected producers in Latin America with consumers around the world for five hundred years. In clear,... Learn More
    Published: 18th July 2006
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  4. Haunted by Empire
    A milestone in U.S. historiography, Haunted by Empire brings postcolonial critiques to bear on North American history and draws on that history to question the analytic conventions of postcolonial studies. The contributors to... Learn More
    Published: 5th May 2006
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  5. Confronting the American Dream
    Michel Gobat deftly interweaves political, economic, cultural, and diplomatic history to analyze the reactions of Nicaraguans to U.S. intervention in their country from the heyday of Manifest Destiny in the mid–nineteenth... Learn More
    Published: 27th December 2005
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  6. From the Revolution to the Maquiladoras
    From the Revolution to the Maquiladoras is a major contribution to the study of globalization, labor, and women’s movements. Jennifer Bickham Mendez presents a detailed ethnographic account of the Nicaraguan Working and... Learn More
    Published: 7th September 2005
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  7. America's Miracle Man in Vietnam
    America’s Miracle Man in Vietnam rethinks the motivations behind one of the most ruinous foreign-policy decisions of the postwar era: America’s commitment to preserve an independent South Vietnam under the premiership... Learn More
    Published: 27th January 2005
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  8. Juan Soldado
    Paul J. Vanderwood offers a fascinating look at the events, beliefs, and circumstances that have motivated popular devotion to Juan Soldado, a Mexican folk saint. In his mortal incarnation, Juan Soldado was Juan Castillo Morales,... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2004
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  9. Continental Crossroads
    Published in Cooperation with the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University.The U.S.-Mexico borderlands have long supported a web of relationships that transcend the U.S. and Mexican nations.... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2004
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  10. The School of the Americas
    Located at Fort Benning in Columbus, Georgia, the School of the Americas (soa) is a U.S. Army center that has trained more than sixty thousand soldiers and police, mostly from Latin America, in counterinsurgency and combat-related... Learn More
    Published: 13th September 2004
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  11. Aloha Betrayed
    In 1897, as a white oligarchy made plans to allow the United States to annex Hawai'i, native Hawaiians organized a massive petition drive to protest. Ninety-five percent of the native population signed the petition, causing the... Learn More
    Published: 7th September 2004
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  12. Silence on the Mountain
    new in paperbackSilence on the Mountain is a virtuoso work of reporting and a masterfully plotted narrative tracing the history of Guatemala’s thirty-six-year internal war, a conflict that claimed the lives of some 200,000... Learn More
    Published: 20th August 2004
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  13. Catarino Garza's Revolution on the Texas-Mexico Border
    Catarino Garza’s Revolution on the Texas-Mexico Border rescues an understudied episode from the footnotes of history. On September 15, 1891, Garza, a Mexican journalist and political activist, led a band of Mexican rebels... Learn More
    Published: 26th July 2004
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  14. Crude Chronicles
    Ecuador is the third-largest foreign supplier of crude oil to the western United States. As the source of this oil, the Ecuadorian Amazon has borne the far-reaching social and environmental consequences of a growing U.S. demand... Learn More
    Published: 7th June 2004
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  15. Financial Missionaries to the World
    Winner of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations Robert H. Ferrell Book PrizeFinancial Missionaries to the World establishes the broad scope and significance of "dollar diplomacy"—the use of international... Learn More
    Published: 2nd January 2004
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  16. Banana Wars
    Over the past century, the banana industry has radically transformed Latin America and the Caribbean and become a major site of United States–Latin American interaction. Banana Wars is a history of the Americas told through... Learn More
    Published: 20th November 2003
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