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During the Cold War years, mainstream commentators were quick to dismiss the idea that the United States was an imperialist power. Even when U.S. interventions led to the overthrow of popular governments, as in Iran, Guatemala, or the Congo, or wholesale war, as in Vietnam, this fiction remained intact. During the 1990s and especially since September 11, 2001, however, it ...more
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Published April 1st 2006 by Monthly Review Press
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LOVED THIS BOOK!! Encompasses all my interests. The book links various historical events to the current role the US is playing in foreign policy. Although I would recommend maybe skimming the economic based chapters, I learned a lot from this book.
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I really respect professor Foster. Read this book for his class, and I rather enjoyed it.
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John Bellamy Foster is a professor of sociology at the University of Oregon, editor of Monthly Review and author of several books on the subject of political economy of capitalism, economic crisis, ecology and ecological crisis, and Marxist theory.
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