Modern history

What is America?: A Short History of the New World Order

What is America?: A Short History of the New World Order

In the six years since 9/11, as the bush regime has squandered domestic solidarity and international goodwill, many of the archetypes and ideals with which we’ve traditionally framed the American enterprise now seem endangered, even hollow. This raises the question, has America ever been what it thinks it is? 

Chapter 1. THE NEW WORLD ORDER

Chapter 2. LOOT, LABOUR AND LAND

Chapter 3. VERY WELL PEOPLED AND TOWNED

Chapter 4. RELIGION AND PROFIT JUMP TOGETHER

Chapter 5. WHITE SAVAGES

Chapter 6. MANIFEST DESTINY

Chapter 7. A SORT OF EMPIRE

Chapter 8. THE WINDS OF FEAR

Chapter 9. THE WORLD’S BEST HOPE

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