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Table of Contents FOREWORD by Paul Buhle PROLOGUE CHAPTER I: The Internal Empire - The Massacre at Wounded Knee - Certain White Men - The Pullman Strike - The Open Door Policy CHAPTER II: The Spanish American War - The Invasion of Cuba - The Yellow Kids - Smoked Yankees: The Black 25th Infantry CHAPTER III: The Invasion of the Philippines - Benevolent Assimilation - Republic or Empire? - The Battle of Bud Dajo (Moro Massacre) CHAPTER IV: War is the Health of the State - Righteous Conquest - The Ludlow Massacre - World War I - Resistance to War CHAPTER V: Growing Up Class Conscious - Poor but Never Hungry - Sacco and Vanzetti - Street Smarts CHAPTER VI: WWII, A People¿s War? - Questioning War - Just Following Orders - The Atomic Age CHAPTER VII: The Cool War - The Jitterbug Riot - Cradle of R&B Fandom CHAPTER VIII: Children of the Empire - The Quiet War - Civil Rights: Shaken to the Bone - The Bombs in Vietnam Explode at Home - Vietnam: The Domino Theory - From Resistance to Revolt - The My Lai Massacre - A Peace Mission CHAPTER IX: Land of Burning Children - What Happens to a Dream Deferred - War Resistance at Home - The Second Battle of Wounded Knee CHAPTER X: The Same Rotting Barrel - Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers - Hostage to Imperialism CHAPTER XI: Resurgence of Empire - The Sandinista Revolution - Augusto Sandino - The Secret War in Central America - Massacre at El Mozote (The Thistle) - The Contra War - The Iran-Contra Scandal CHAPTER XII: Covert Action and Reaction - Iran: Overthrowing Democracy - Operation Ajax - The Rule and Ruin of the Shah - Permanent War: The Bipartisan Consensus EPILOGUE: The Possibility of Hope BIBLIOGRAPHY PICTURE CREDITS ACKNOWLEDGMENTS INDEX ABOUT THE AMERICAN EMPIRE PROJECT
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United States -- Foreign relations -- Comic books, strips, etc.
United States -- Territorial expansion -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Imperialism -- History -- Comic books, strips, etc.
United States -- Social conditions -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Social movements -- United States -- History -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Zinn, Howard, 1922- -- Comic books, strips, etc.
Historians -- United States -- Biography -- Comic books, strips, etc.