Briefly Noted

The True Flag, by Stephen Kinzer (Henry Holt). In just four years at the turn of the twentieth century, the United States invaded and established de-facto control over Cuba, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines. “Never in history has a nation leaped so suddenly to overseas empire,” Kinzer writes in a well-researched account, which also gestures toward subsequent U.S. interventions. The most vocal expansionist was Theodore Roosevelt, for whom hegemony was an end in itself. He...

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