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The True Flag

Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire

by Stephen Kinzer

Hardcover, 306 pages, Henry Holt & Co, List Price: $28 |

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The True Flag
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Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire
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Stephen Kinzer

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Recalls the forgotten political debate at the beginning of the twentieth century over America's role in the world, with the country's political and intellectual leaders advocating either imperial expansion or restraint.

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The History of U.S. Intervention And The 'Birth Of The American Empire'

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