An illustration from the Mexican-American war. As author Daniel Immerwahr notes, with US forces occupying Mexico City, Washington chose to annex only northern Mexico rather than its populous south. An illustration from the Mexican-American war. As author Daniel Immerwahr notes, with US forces occupying Mexico City, Washington chose to annex only northern Mexico rather than its populous south.
An illustration from the Mexican-American war. As author Daniel Immerwahr notes, with US forces occupying Mexico City, Washington chose to annex only northern Mexico rather than its populous south.

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The United States’ imperial reach, from Mexico to the Philippines to the present day, dissected

  • From Alaska to Puerto Rico to 94 guano islands, Daniel Immerwahr examines the acquisition of territories by the US
  • In How to Hide an Empire, he argues that the US’ empire persists today in its overseas bases, dominance of trade and willingness to project force

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An illustration from the Mexican-American war. As author Daniel Immerwahr notes, with US forces occupying Mexico City, Washington chose to annex only northern Mexico rather than its populous south. An illustration from the Mexican-American war. As author Daniel Immerwahr notes, with US forces occupying Mexico City, Washington chose to annex only northern Mexico rather than its populous south.
An illustration from the Mexican-American war. As author Daniel Immerwahr notes, with US forces occupying Mexico City, Washington chose to annex only northern Mexico rather than its populous south.
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