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Empire on the Pacific

Norman A. Graebner

Empire on the Pacific

a study in American continental expansion.

by Norman A. Graebner

  • 180 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Ronald Press Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Pacific States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Territorial expansion,
    • Pacific States -- History,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1845-1849

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE179.5 .G7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 278 p.
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6178489M
      LC Control Number55010664
      OCLC/WorldCa353435

        An incisive, evocative history of the experience of empire in the Oceanic world This compelling book explores the lived experience of empire in the Pacific, the last region to be contacted and colonized by Europeans following the great voyages of Captain Cook. Winding Up the British Empire in the Pacific Islands is the first detailed account, based on recently-opened archives, of when, how, and why the British Government changed its mind about giving independence to the Pacific Islands. As Britain began to dissolve the Empire in Asia in the aftermath of the Second World War, it announced that there were some countries that were so small, remote, and.

      In a comprehensive study of four decades of military policy, Brian McAllister Linn offers the first detailed history of the U.S. Army in Hawaii and the Philippines between and Most accounts focus on the months preceding the Japanese attack on P. American Empire in the Pacific explores the empire that emerged from the Oregon Treaty of with Great Britain and the outcome of the Mexican War in Together, they signalled the mastery of the United States over the continent of North America; the Pacific Ocean and the ancient civilizations of Asia at last lay within reach.

      The ‘-Pacific’ part of ‘Asia-Pacific’: Oceanic diplomacy in the treaty for the prohibition of nuclear weapons. Asian Journal of Political Science, Vol. 26, Issue. 3, p. Asian Journal of Political Science, Vol. 26, Issue. 3, p. Cited by: The Japanese Empire: Grand Strategy from the Meiji Restoration to the Pacific War S.C.M. Paine The Japanese experience of war from the late-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century presents a stunning example of the meteoric rise and shattering fall of a great power.


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Empires on the Pacific smashes the standard narrative of World War II in the Pacific theater, showing America's aim to replace Britain as East Asia's New Imperial Power. Robert Smith Thompson offers a long overdue explanation of what America's war against Japan was really about--in a word: China/5(8).

An American naval expedition seized Monterey and the Bay Area early in the war, and the peace treaty drew the international border ten miles south of San Diego, the third of the harbors Polk sought. The United States’ growth into a major Pacific /5.

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This compelling book explores the lived experience of empire in the Pacific, the last region to be contacted and colonized by Europeans following the great voyages of Captain Cook.

Unlike conventional accounts that emphasize confrontation and the destruction of indigenous cultures, Islanders reveals there was gain as well as loss, survival as well as suffering, and invention as well as by: Indo-Pacific Empire: China, America and the contest for the world's pivotal region (Contemporary American and Canadian Writers) 1st EditionFormat: Hardcover.

Professor Thompson discussed his book Empires on the Pacific, published by Basic Books. In it he revisits the conflict between Japan and the U.S. during World War II and examines the strategic.

The book illuminates the war service of legendary marines such as EB Sledge and John Basilone, the inhumanity of being a POW of the IJA and the air war over the Pacific. In the main however the book covers the island campaigns of the marines as they traverse the Pacific covering the intense fighting on Guadalcanal, Peleliu, Iwo Jima and Okinawa/5().

This compelling book explores the lived experience of empire in the Pacific, the last region to be contacted and colonized by Europeans following the great voyages of Captain Cook.

Unlike conventional accounts that emphasize confrontation and the destruction of indigenous cultures, Islanders reveals there was gain as well as loss, survival as well as suffering, and/5. Empire on the Pacific: A Study In American Continental Expansion View larger image.

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Exploring the conflicting engagements with love for and against the empire in the Pacific, this book is an imaginative and ground-breaking. Revisionist history casting the 20th-century struggle for control of the Pacific Rim nations as a conflict among various expanding empires.

Noted for arguing in A Time for War () that President Roosevelt provoked the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Thompson (History/Univ. of South Carolina) turns here to mid–20th-century attempts by Britain, China, Japan, and the US to gain supremacy in Author: Robert Smith Thompson.

Science, Empire and the European Exploration of the Pacific. DOI link for Science, Empire and the European Exploration of the Pacific. Science, Empire and the European Exploration of the Pacific bookCited by: 5.

Buy a cheap copy of Empires on the Pacific: World War II and book by Robert S. Thompson. This revisionist history of the Second World War's Pacific theater announces that the familiar story we all know in which the good guys beat the bad guys isn't Free shipping over $Cited by: 5.

She turned the book on its side and brought her face in for a closer look. This was Keala Pelekai. In the back seat, with her nose in a gameboy, was a very familiar little girl in a red mumu.

The Pacific miniseries features the 1st Marine Division 's battles in the Pacific, such as Guadalcanal, Cape Gloucester, Peleliu, and Okinawa, as well as Basilone's involvement in the Battle of Iwo Jima. It is based primarily on the memoirs of two U.S.

Marines: With the Old Breed: At Peleliu Directed by: Tim Van Patten, David Nutter. The Pacific War by Costello is a similar read akin to Spector's book. My favorite one volume history is: The War in the Far East A Military History by Basil Collier. If you want a more detailed set of reads I would look at Willmott's Empires in the Balance, The Barrier and the Javelin, The War with Japan, and his Battle of Leyte Gulf.

The book’s epilogue points to the ambiguity attendant on weighing this engagement of the West with the islanders. Much undoubtedly was lost but a new range of possibilities came too. The human cultural ecology (and indeed the wider ecology) was greatly perturbed but a new, if rearranged one emerged during this period of empire.

9 best books about the Pacific War World War II is sometimes thought of as primarily a fight against Nazi Germany, with the war in the Pacific as an : Terry Hartle. Your next book, Roy MacLaren’s Commissions High: Canada in London,looks at how World War II affected Canada’s ties with Britain.

This is another way of thinking about the Empire. I chose these five books because I wanted to bear out Ronald Hyam’s observation that it is an astonishingly complicated and varied phenomenon and there are different ways of coming at it. Ken’s Men Against the Empire: The B Era tells an amazing and important story of the early air war in the Pacific, created from all available surviving unit records integrated with the stories, records and accounts of hundreds of veterans who served with the nascent unit.Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Graebner, Norman A.

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