United States

Did Governments try to Make it Rain? – Interview with Kristine C. Harper

In the 19th and 20th Centuries, both the federal and state governments of the United States explored ways to control the weather. Initially these were not particularly serious, but by the Cold War the United States was looking for any… Read More ›

Empire by Imitation?

From Imperial & Global Forum by Marc-William Palen: Historians have been busy chipping away at the myth of the exceptional American Empire, usually with an eye towards the British Empire. Most comparative studies of the two empires, however, focus on… Read More ›