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Review: "The War Lovers"

Von: william@rip.ax.lt [Profil]
Datum: 07.06.2010 17:25
Message-ID: <96526434ae639c07c5003e9c3e67bed4@rip.ax.lt>
Newsgroup: soc.history alt.history
(Boston Globe) - The Spanish-American War wasnít a major conflict
and is often best remembered for having given Theodore Roosevelt a
chance for military glory, which helped propel him to the White
House.

In "The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to
Empire, 1898" (Amazon: http://sn.im/WarLovers ), Evan Thomas comes
down strongly on the side of those who donít think the war was
needed and often seems unwilling to give any of three the benefit
of the doubt when analyzing their motives. He furthers his argument
by placing it in a contemporary context by drawing comparisons to
the Iraq War.

Thomas, an editor-at-large for Newsweek, does some military
storytelling and analysis, including presenting strong evidence
that the USS Maine wasnít sunk...

Continued: http://sn.im/WarLovers2


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