Keywords: Imperialism

Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness

Joseph Conrad

Year of publication: 2006

HEART OF DARKNESS By Joseph Conrad I The Nellie, a cruising yawl, swung to her anchor without a flutter of the sails, and was at rest. The flood had made, the wind was nearly calm, and being bound down the river, the only thing for it was to come to and wait for the turn of the tide. The sea-reach of the Thames stretched before us like the beginning of an interminable waterway. In the offing the sea and the sky were welded together without a joint, and in the luminous space the tanned sails of ...

Keywords: Africa -- Fiction Degeneration -- fiction Europeans -- Africa -- Fiction Imperialism -- Fiction Psychological fiction Trading posts -- Fiction
The Grand Chessboard

The Grand Chessboard

Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski

ISBN: 9780465093083
Year of publication: 2016

Zbigniew Brzezinski THE GRAND CHESSBOARD AMERICAN PRIMACY AND ITS GEOSTRATEGIC IMPERATIVES For my studentsto help them shape tomorrows world LIST OF MAPS The Sino-Soviet Bloc and Three Central Strategic Fronts The Roman Empire at Its Height The Manchu Empire at Its Height Approximate Scope of Mongol Imperial Control, 1280 European Global Supremacy, 1900 British Paramountcy, 18601914 American Global Supremacy The Worlds Geopolitically Central Continent and Its Vital Peripheries The Eurasian ...

Keywords: American imperialism Globalization International Relations
The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic

The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic

Chalmers Johnson

ISBN: 9780805077971
Year of publication: 2003

Praise for THE SORROWS OF EMPIRE Chalmers Johnson is a legendary scholar....In this cri de coeur, he asks us to grasp, before it is too late, that Americas modern militarist empire threatens to destroy the democratic republic. His analysis is powerful and dreadfully persuasive. William Greider, author ofThe Soul of Capitalism: Opening Paths to a Moral Economy When a nation falls into sinful ways, angry words and dire prognostications may be necessary to reawaken people to the truth. In Chalmers ...

Keywords: 21st Century Civil-Military Relations Civil-Military Relations - United States General History Imperialism International Intervention (International Law) Law Militarism Militarism - United States Military Military-Industrial Complex Military-Industrial Complex - United States Official Secrets Official Secrets - United States United States United States - Foreign Relations - 2001 United States - Military Policy United States - Politics and Government - 2001