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US imperialism : the changing dynamics of global power /
James Petras.
imprint
New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2020.
description
xiii, 234 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN
0367252759, 0367252783, 9780367252755, 9780367252786, 9780429286957, 9781000566901, 9781000571769, 9781000576627
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imprint
New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2020.
isbn
0367252759
0367252783
9780367252755
9780367252786
9780429286957
9781000566901
9781000571769
9781000576627
contents note
Part I: Historical background. US global power in the 21st century: military or economic imperialism? ; Fifty years of imperial wars ; Empire or vampire? ; A century of wars that were lost -- Part II: Structure of empire. Foundations of the US empire: axes of evil ; Networks of empire and realignments of world power ; Imperial power centers: divisions, indecisions and civil war -- Part III: Political economy of empire. Democracy and world power ; Imperial wars and domestic epidemics ; The Pentagon and Big Oil: militarism and capital accumulation ; Soaring profits and soaring social costs ; Putting an end to the welfare state: the last cut ; Imperial recovery and disappearing workers ; Global empire and internal colonialism ; Immigration: western wars and imperial exploitation uproot millions ; Imperialists' fear and loathing-- of being colonized -- Part IV: Geopolitics of empire. Dis-accumulation on a world scale: pillage, plunder and wealth ; Washington's two-track policy: Marines to Central America and diplomats to Cuba ; The United States' grand strategy toward China: mistaken assumptions and prescriptions ; Remapping the Middle East ; The offensive against Venezuela ; The sun never sets but a mote remains ; The emperor's rage -- Part V: Ideology of Empire. The Harvard School of Empire Building ; Lies and deceptions on the left ; An empire built on fear at home and abroad ; Imperial road to conquest: peace and disarmament agreements ; Mapping Trump's empire: assets and liabilities ; Latin America in the time of Trump ; Trump's protectionism: a Great Leap backward ; Trump marches onward and downward ; Trump against the world order: a teapot in a tempest? ; A decalogue of American empire building.
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13041543
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-222) and index.

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