Barbarian Virtues – Matthew Frye Jacobson

Matthew Frye Jacobson’s aim is to examine “American conceptions of peoplehood, citizenship, and national identity” between 1876 and the First World War when growing American economic, industrial, and military strength led to increased contact with foreigners at home and abroad. (4) Jacobson argues that immigration and expansion are “two sides of the same coin;” thatContinue reading “Barbarian Virtues – Matthew Frye Jacobson”