Twelve Against Empire: The Anti Imperialists, 1898-1900

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  • Title: Twelve Against Empire: The Anti Imperialists, 1898-1900
  • Author: Robert L. Beisner
  • ISBN: 9781879176102
  • Page: 348
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. A mere two years - 1898-1900 - gives Beisner the opportunity to discuss an array of characters, in context, who spoke and acted against the US's attempts at creating an empire. Because I know little of this subject, I was especially appreciative and Beisner's clear prose and his penchant for making sure the reader will understand his discussions.

    2. This book takes a look at bunch of angry old white guys from the late 19th century who wanted to keep America quaint (so nothing ever changes). The book profiles Mugwumps (angry old racist white guys suffering from elitism, but otherwise not too bad) and Republicans (just regular angry old white guys) and how they railed against imperialism and what they saw as the death of their elite society due to the oncoming of American expansion. They were kind of the anti-Teddy Roosevelts and unfortunatel [...]

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