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Resistance to the Spanish-American and Philippine Wars: Anti-Imperialism and the Role of the Press, 1895-1902

Charles Quince
Format
Book
Published
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]
Language
English
ISBN
9781476669748, 1476669740
Summary
"Following the sinking of the USS Maine in Havana Harbor in 1898, pro-war arguments prevailed in the American press, influencing public opinion in favor of engaging in the Spanish-American War--or so goes the popular version of events. Yet there was a substantial anti-imperialist segment of public that tried to halt the advance towards conflict"--
Contents
  • In the shadow of the past: the development of expansionist and anti-expansionist sentiments
  • Group of many shades: the anti-anti-imperialists
  • The Cuban rebellion and American politics, 1895/1896
  • Critical dilemma in Spanish/American relations
  • Sliding toward war
  • Naval capabilities
  • Land warfare
  • The sentiments of the European press
  • Voices of concern: the business community and the Spanish/American War
  • A war without benefits
  • Shift in public opinion
  • Dissent, alleged war crimes and the Philippines War.
Description
204 pages ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-195) and index.
Technical Details
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