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The Empire of Necessity
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Greg Grandin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-13 - Publisher: Picador

NEW YORK TIMES EDITOR'S CHOICE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE RECOMMENDED BOOK WINNER OF THE BANCROFT PRIZE One morning in 1805, off a remote island in the South Pacific, Captain Amasa Delano, a New England seal hunter, climbed aboard a distressed Spanish ship carrying scores of West Africans he thought were slaves.
The Empire of Necessity
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Greg Grandin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-01 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

SHORTLISTED FOR THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2014 Discover the story of a real-life Captain Ahab of the slave trade, in a landmark book by one of today’s most original and highly acclaimed historians One morning in 1805, off a remote island in the South Pacific, seal hunter and
Empire's Workshop
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Greg Grandin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-05-02 - Publisher: Metropolitan Books

An eye-opening examination of Latin America's role as proving ground for U.S. imperial strategies and tactics In recent years, one book after another has sought to take the measure of the Bush administration's aggressive foreign policy. In their search for precedents, they invoke the Roman and British empires as well
Empire's Workshop (Updated and Expanded Edition)
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Greg Grandin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-02 - Publisher: Picador

"Grandin has always been a brilliant historian; now he uses his detective skills in a book that is absolutely crucial to understanding our present."—Naomi Klein, author of No Logo The British and Roman empires are often invoked as precedents to the Bush administration's aggressive foreign policy. But America's imperial identity
Kissinger's Shadow
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Greg Grandin
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-25 - Publisher: Metropolitan Books

A new account of America's most controversial diplomat that moves beyond praise or condemnation to reveal Kissinger as the architect of America's current imperial stance In his fascinating new book Kissinger's Shadow, acclaimed historian Greg Grandin argues that to understand the crisis of contemporary America—its never-ending wars abroad and political