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Empire for Liberty: A History of American Imperialism from Benjamin Franklin to Paul Wolfowitz

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The men who spoke of liberty to shape an American empire How could the United States, a nation founded on the principles of liberty and equality, have produced Abu Ghraib, torture memos, Plamegate, and warrantless wiretaps? Did America set out to become an empire? And if so, how has it reconciled its imperialism--and in some cases, its crimes--with the idea of liberty so forcefully expressed in the Declaration of Independence? Empire for Liberty tells the story of men who used the rhetoric of liberty to further their ...

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Empire for Liberty: A History of American Imperialism from Benjamin Franklin to Paul Wolfowitz
2012, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691156071

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Empire for Liberty: A History of American Imperialism from Benjamin Franklin to Paul Wolfowitz
2010, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691127620

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