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American Empire: Roosevelt’s Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization (California Studies in Critical Human Geography #9)

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An American Empire, constructed over the last century, long ago overtook European colonialism, and it has been widely assumed that the new globalism it espoused took us "beyond geography." Neil Smith debunks that assumption, offering an incisive argument that American globalism had a distinct geography and was pieced together as part of a powerful geographical vision. The ...more
Paperback, 586 pages
Published October 29th 2004 by University of California Press (first published 2003)
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A great look into a little known but highly important man in the evolution of American geopolitics. Interspersed with parts of great human and political interest as well as dragging tedious parts.
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