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The blood of government : race, empire, the United States, & the Philippines
  • P. Kramer
  • History, Political Science
  • 17 April 2006
In 1899 the United States, having announced its arrival as a world power during the Spanish-Cuban-American War, inaugurated a brutal war of imperial conquest against the Philippine Republic. Over theExpand
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Power and Connection: Imperial Histories of the United States in the World
WHEN U.S. HISTORIANS BEGIN TO TALK about empire, it usually registers the declining fortunes of others. The term’s use among historians in reference to the United States has crested duringExpand
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Is The World our Campus? International Students and U.S. Global Power in The Long Twentieth Century
It was 1951 and Rozella Switzer, postmistress of McPherson, Kansas, a prosperous, conservative, nearly all-white oil town of 9,000 people on the Eastern edge of the wheat belt, had not seen theExpand
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The American colonial state in the Philippines : global perspectives
In 1898, the United States declared sovereignty over the Philippines, an archipelago of seven thousand islands inhabited by seven million people of various ethnicities. While it became a colonialExpand
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Empires, Exceptions, and Anglo-Saxons: Race and Rule between the British and United States Empires, 1880–1910
Setting out to address The Problem of Asia and Its Effect upon International Policies in 1900, the year of the joint expedition against the Boxers and one year into the Philippine-American War, theExpand
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EMBEDDING CAPITAL: POLITICAL-ECONOMIC HISTORY, THE UNITED STATES, AND THE WORLD
  • P. Kramer
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
  • 1 July 2016
One of the chief promises of the emerging history of capitalism is its capacity to problematize and historicize relationships between economic inequality and capital's social, political, andExpand
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The Geopolitics of Mobility: Immigration Policy and American Global Power in the Long Twentieth Century
Wanto Co. grocery store, owned by the Japanese American Masuda family in the previously thriving Japantown neighborhood of Oakland, California. The Oakland-born owner, Tatsuro Masuda, a graduate ofExpand
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Race-Making and Colonial Violence in the U.S. Empire: The Philippine-American War as Race War
Speaking on May 4, 1902 at the newly-opened Arlington Cemetery, in the first Memorial Day address there by a U.S. President, Theodore Roosevelt placed colonial violence at the heart of AmericanExpand
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IMPERIAL OPENINGS: CIVILIZATION, EXEMPTION, AND THE GEOPOLITICS OF MOBILITY IN THE HISTORY OF CHINESE EXCLUSION, 1868–1910
  • P. Kramer
  • History
  • The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
  • 1 July 2015
By most measures, Daniel Augustus Tompkins was a highly unlikely opponent of totalized Chinese exclusion. The owner of three cotton mills and a New South booster editor, Tompkins presided over aExpand
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