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Empire Of Liberty: Power, Desire, And Freedom (Re Mapping The Transnational: A Dartmouth Series In American Studies)
In this thoughtful and timely consideration of the nature of American power and empire, Anthony Bogues argues that America's self-presentation as the bastion of liberty is an attempt to force upon the world a single universal truth, which has the objective of eradicating the radical imagination. Central to this project of American supremacy is the elaboration and construct ...more
Paperback, 158 pages
Published November 9th 2010 by Dartmouth Publishing Group
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Feb 12, 2016 Hawkins rated it it was amazing
Empire of Liberty is a very interesting take again on the need to consider American slavery a catastrophic event not just in American history and nation building, but a world changing event whose affect effected had global ramifications and continues to negatively impact the African diaspora and diasporas of people of color generally. Bogues' fourth chapter discusses remaking critical thinking and recognizing our, even person's of color, myopic Western lens through which polity and policy are se ...more