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Empire"s workshop Latin America, the United States, and the rise of the new imperalism by Greg Grandin

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Published by Metropolitan Books in New York, NY .
Written in English


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StatementGreg Grandin.
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LC ClassificationsF
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Paginationxii, 286 p. ;
Number of Pages286
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Open LibraryOL22729424M
ISBN 100805077383

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Greg Grandin is the author of Fordlandia, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. A Professor of History at New York University, Grandin has published a number of other award-winning books, including Empire's Workshop, The Last Colonial Massacre, and The Blood of Guatemala.4/5. Empires Workshop stands a good head and shoulders above most works of this nature I have recently read. Grandin writes fluently about the relationship between the United States and Latin America over the last hundred years or so, identifying the continuities as well as the innovations/5(31).   The British and Roman empires are often invoked as precedents to the Bush administration's aggressive foreign policy. But America's imperial identity was actually shaped much closer to home. In a brilliant excavation of long-obscured history, Empire's Workshop shows how Latin America has functioned as a proving ground for American strategies 4/5(). Empires Workshop Latin America the United States & the Rise of the New Imperialism by Greg Grandin available in Trade Paperback on , also read synopsis and reviews. “Grandin has always been a brilliant historian; now he uses his detective skills in a book that is.