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On the American Empire from a British Imperial Perspective

Dane Kennedy

Dane Kennedy is Elmer Louis Kayser Professor of History and International Affairs at George Washington University and Director of the National History Center, USA. His recent publications include How Empire Shaped Us (with Antoinette Burton, 2016), Decolonization: A Very Short Introduction (2016), and The Last Blank Spaces: Exploring Africa and Australia (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Imperial History Wars : Debating the British Empire

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017


...The election of George W. Bush as president in 2000 empowered a group of neoconservative foreign policy experts who believed the United States should embrace its imperial destiny. With the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq in the aftermath...