The Color of Empire: Race and American Foreign Relations - Issues in the History of American Foreign Relations (Paperback)Michael L. Krenn (author)
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Publisher: Potomac Books Inc
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 249 g
Dimensions: 230 x 150 x 12 mm
"Race and empire have long been two central themes in American history. But only in the past fifteen years has an entire new field of scholarship emerged that links U.S. foreign policy to domestic American race relations. Michael Krenn's well-crafted and very readable new book, The Color of Empire, offers the best brief introduction to this new historical literature."--Prof./I>--Prof. Thomas Borstelmann "The Cold War and the Color Line "
"The Color of Empire is an appealing introduction to a key aspect of American history. Michael Krenn has produced a concise and highly readable text on race as an integral part of the making of U.S. foreign policy."--Prof. Brenda Gayle Plummer, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and author of Rising Wind: Black Americans and U.S. Foreign Affairs, 1935-1960--Prof. Brenda Gayle Plummer "Rising Wind: Black Americans and U.S. Foreign Affairs, 1935-1960 "
"The Color of Empire is a scholarly analysis well suited to college-level collections strong in either ethnic studies or political history. . . .no college-level holding on either international studies or social studies should be without it."--Midwest Book Review-- (05/25/2007)
"Michael Krenn provides us with a fine introduction to the ways in which race-based understanding of humanity has colored American views of non-white peoples . . . .He is well-versed in his field and is able to apply his knowledge in a fashion that is both engaging and readable."--Strategic Studies Quarterly-- (10/26/2007)
"Michael Krenn's book offers us a very good introduction to an important issue."--Strategic Studies Quarterly--Strategic Studies Quarterly (07/11/2008)