The Monroe Doctrine: Empire and Nation in Nineteenth-Century America

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The Monroe Doctrine: Empire and Nation in Nineteenth-Century America - Sexton, Jay

President James Monroe's 1823 message to Congress declaring opposition to European colonization in the Western Hemisphere became the cornerstone of nineteenth-century American statecraft. The Monroe Doctrine proclaimed anticolonial principles, yet it rapidly became the myth and means for subsequent generations of politicians to pursue expansionist ...

The Monroe Doctrine: Empire and Nation in Nineteenth-Century America 2012, Hill & Wang

ISBN-13: 9780809069996

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