Synopses & Reviews
"Indispensable...There is much here to reflect upon." --President Mikhail Gorbachev
"As riveting, eye-opening, and thought-provoking as any history book you will ever read...Can't recommend it highly enough." --Glenn Greenwald, The Guardian
"Finally, a book with the guts to challenge the accepted narrative of recent American history." --Bill Maher
The New York Times bestselling companion to the Showtime documentary series now streaming on Netflix, updated to cover the past five years.
A PEOPLE'S HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN EMPIRE
In this riveting companion to their astonishing documentary series--including a new chapter and new photos covering Obama's second term, Trump's first year and a half, climate change, nuclear winter, Korea, Russia, Iran, China, Lybia, ISIS, Syria, and more--Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone and renowned historian Peter Kuznick challenge prevailing orthodoxies to reveal the dark truth about the rise and fall of American imperialism.