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The sorrows of empire : militarism, secrecy, and the end of the Republic /

by Johnson, Chalmers.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: American empire project: Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books Henry Holt and Company, 2004Description: 389 pages ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0805070044; 9780805070040.Subject(s): Militarism -- United States | Military-industrial complex -- United States | Civil-military relations -- United States | Imperialism | Intervention (International law) | Official secrets -- United States | United States -- Military policy | United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001- | United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009 | United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001-2009 | United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009 | Gift of Anatolia Trustee Angelos G. Papaioannou
Contents:
Prologue. The unveiling of the American empire -- 1. Imperialisms, old and new -- 2. The roots of American militarism -- 3. Toward the new Rome -- 4. The institutions of American militarism -- 5. Surrogate soldiers and private mercenaries -- 6. The empire of bases -- 7. The spoils of war -- 8. Iraq wars -- 9. Whatever happened to globalization? -- 10. The sorrows of empire.
Summary: The author examines American militarism and its repercussions at home and abroad, sounding a warning about the military-industrial complex and analyzing its influence on US policy making.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Prologue. The unveiling of the American empire -- 1. Imperialisms, old and new -- 2. The roots of American militarism -- 3. Toward the new Rome -- 4. The institutions of American militarism -- 5. Surrogate soldiers and private mercenaries -- 6. The empire of bases -- 7. The spoils of war -- 8. Iraq wars -- 9. Whatever happened to globalization? -- 10. The sorrows of empire.

The author examines American militarism and its repercussions at home and abroad, sounding a warning about the military-industrial complex and analyzing its influence on US policy making.

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