America Town: Building the Outposts of Empire

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American servicemen and -women are currently stationed in more than 140 countries from Central America to Western Europe to the Middle East, often living and working on military bases that not only dominate foreign territories but also re-create familiar space that "feels like home"--gated communities filled with rambling subdivisions, franchised restaurants, and lush golf courses. In America Town, Mark Gillem reveals modern military outposts as key symbols of not just American power but also consumer consumption. ...

America Town: Building the Outposts of Empire 2007, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816649532

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America Town: Building the Outposts of Empire 2007, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816649525

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