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Book Review: This Violent Empire: The Birth of an American National Identity
Journal of American History (2010)
  • Duchess Harris
Abstract

This Violent Empire sheds important light on the dark historical schism between the aspirations of the new republic and its racially violent reality, the lingering concept of the “Other,” and it provides a context for engaging in a critical analysis of the effect this history has on the current political climate.

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Publication Date
Winter December, 2010
Citation Information
Duchess Harris. "Book Review: This Violent Empire: The Birth of an American National Identity" Journal of American History Vol. 97 Iss. 3 (2010)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/duchess_harris/33/