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The architecture of post-industrialism: empire at Ground Zero

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At the end of World War II the United States was poised for empire. But in order to extend its imperial hegemony the United States would need to deepen it by solidifying the empire at home. Indeed, success in the war at home is a precondition for success abroad.

Keywords: Empire; capitalism; ground zero; hegemony; post-industrialism; world trade centre

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: Queen’s University, Canada

Publication date: February 1, 2005

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