American Umpire by Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman

By Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman

Commentators name the us an empire: sometimes a benign empire, occasionally an empire in denial, usually a damaging empire. In American Umpire Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman asserts as an alternative that the United States has played the function of umpire seeing that 1776, compelling adherence to principles that delicately earned large approval, and violating them as well.

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