bloodofgovPaul Kramer writes and teaches U. S. history from transnational, imperial and global perspectives as an associate professor at Vanderbilt University.

He is the author of The Blood of Government: Race, Empire, the United States and the Philippines, and co-editor of Cornell University Press’ series The United States in the World.  He is currently writing books on the practice of transnational history, and on connections between American foreign relations and U. S. immigration policy across the 20th century.

New pieces:

“Desert, Storm”
on Hurricane Katrina and the “war on terror”

Shades of Sovereignty
on race and US foreign relations

Imperial Openings
on Chinese exclusion and its exemptions

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