The Wilsonian Moment: Self-Determination and the International Origins of Anticolonial Nationalism

The Wilsonian Moment: Self-Determination and the International Origins of Anticolonial NationalismThe Wilsonian Moment: Self-Determination and the International Origins of Anticolonial Nationalism by Erez Manela
ISBN: 9780198039150
Published by Oxford University Press on June 20th 2007
Genres: Nationalism & Patriotism, Political Ideologies, Political Science, United States, World War I
Pages: 352

Len's Summary: An examination of how Wilson’s policy of self-determination became a negative factor among disillusioned nationalist movements in Egypt, China, Korea and India.

The World on Fire: 1919 and the Battle with Bolshevism

The World on Fire: 1919 and the Battle with BolshevismThe World on Fire: 1919 and the Battle with Bolshevism by Anthony Read
ISBN: 9780393061246
Published by W W NORTON & Company on March 17th 2008
Genres: History, Europe, Russia & the Former Soviet Union, Modern, 20th Century, Political Science, Political Ideologies
Pages: 379

Len's Summary: International alarm over terrorism is nothing new. Read examines the “Reds under the bed” scare of 1918-1920 that threatened free speech in North America and Western Europe in the wake of the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia, the abortive Marxist uprisings in Germany, labor unrest in the UK and terror bombings in America. As with the current al-Qeada menace, liberal democratic governments of this era often overreacted to a shadowy and inchoate Red Menace.

The Rise of Militarism in the Progressive Era, 1900-1914

The Rise of Militarism in the Progressive Era, 1900-1914The Rise of Militarism in the Progressive Era, 1900-1914 by Roger Possner
ISBN: 9780786444182
Published by McFarland & Company on June 13th 2009
Genres: History, United States, 19th Century, Political Science, Political Ideologies, General
Pages: 252

Len's Summary: How the War Department and Army worked to build a martial spirit among the American people.