By Richard Seymour
All empires spin self-serving myths, and within the US the main powerful of those is that the United States is a strength for democracy world wide. but there's a culture of yankee anti-imperialism that exposes this deceptive mythology. American Insurgents is a shocking, revelatory historical past of anti-imperialism within the usa because the American Revolution. It charts the activities 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 rationalization of why a few of these activities succeeded and others failed. the result's a necessary standpoint for these organizing antiwar resistance at the present time.
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