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The Spanish-American War: Republic or Empire


Crucible of Empire: The Spanish American War

The Conquest of the United States by Spain,” by William Graham Sumner;

“Imperialism, Noninterventionism,and Revolution: Opponents of the Modern American Empire,” by Joseph R. Stromberg;

The Spanish-American War: The Leap into Overseas Empire,” by Joseph R. Stromberg;

“The Spanish–American War as Trial Run, or Empire as its Own Justification,” by Joseph R. Stromberg, in the outstanding book, The Costs of War: America’s Pyrrhic Victories, edited by John V. Denson;

Politics of War: The Story of Two Wars Which Altered Forever the Political Life of the American Republic, by Walter Karp;

Republic or Empire? : The Philippine Question, edited by William Jennings Bryan (I have a first edition of this 1899 classic);

Twelve Against Empire: The Anti-Imperialists, 1898-1900, by Robert L. Beisner;

Policing America’s Empire: The United States, the Philippines, and the Rise of the Surveillance State, by Alfred W. McCoy;

Colonial Crucible: Empire in the Making of the Modern American State, edited by Alfred W McCoy and Francisco A. Scarano;

The New Empire: An Interpretation of American Expansion 1860-1898, by Walter F. LeFeber.

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8:22 am on August 29, 2020