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The Empire Trap - a book by Maurer, Noel

The Empire Trap

The Rise and Fall of the U. S. Intervention to Protect American Property Overseas, 1893-2012

The Empire Trap( )
Author: Maurer, Noel
ISBN:978-0-691-15582-1
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $42.00
Book Description:

Throughout the twentieth century, the U.S. government willingly deployed power, hard and soft, to protect American investments all around the globe. Why did the United States get into the business of defending its citizens' property rights abroad? The Empire Trap looks at how modern U.S. involvement in the empire business began, how American foreign policy became increasingly tied to the sway of private financial interests, and how postwar administrations finally extricated...
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Pages:568
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / General
Business & Economics / Economic Conditions
Political Science / American Government / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.396 x 9.438 x 1.622 Inches
Book Weight:2.042 Pounds

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