The riot ended up with numerous casualties among police officers and civilians and resulted in the trial and death penalty of four anarchists that marked the severe punishment of any manifestation of terrorism in the US. On the other hand, such an outcome of the Haymarket riot in Chicago affected the development of the labor movement in the US, which many Americans had started to associate with a revolutionary and terrorist movement. The riot in Chicago undermined the development of the labor movement because workers and union leaders could not raise the public opinion in support of their goals because the public viewed them as anarchists and terrorists.
Posted by at Hostilities engulfed the globe. Mobilization extended to virtually every sector of every nation. Air war, including the terror bombing of civilians, emerged as a central strategy of the victorious Anglo-American powers. The devastation was catastrophic almost everywhere, with the notable exception of the United States, which exited the strife unscathed and unmatched in power and influence.
The death toll of fighting forces plus civilians worldwide was staggering. The Violent American Century addresses the U. In contrast to World War II, postwar death and destruction has been comparatively small. By any other measure, it has been appalling—and shows no sign of abating.
The winner of numerous national prizes for his historical writings, including the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, Dower draws heavily on hard data and internal U.
In doing so, he places U. Part of the Dispatch Books series. There is much in it that I knew, and quite a bit that I vaguely remembered, and some that I had never assimilated, but to have all that information in one short text, expertly woven and explained, is a devastating indictment of American violence and its imperial hubris.
The footnotes alone are more than worth the price which is very low, especially if we compare it to a Tomahawk missile. It is really like a mini-encyclopedia of American expansionism, but written with the verve of a political thriller, and with the murderer being chased and nailed down step by misstep From "hot" Cold War conflicts to drone strikes, Dower examines the machinery of American violence and its staggering toll.
This is an indispensable book. This is to ignore the technologies of violence that Washington meticulously deployed in Asia and the global South, from total war to "shock and awe," of which Dower is our unflinching analyst.
Dower's clear-eyed analysis of a terrible history, for its faith in the power of truth, invites a fresh determination to demand another way. John Dower has written a powerful book.
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