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The Good Imperialism by Thorsten Pattberg

The Good Imperialism

A visual poem by Thorsten Pattberg

The original art work measures 185x122 cm (or 73x48 inches)

It lists all United States military operations on foreign soil from 1801 to 2012.

The complete subtitles are:

1801-1805 First Barbary War 1806 Spanish Mexico 1806-10 Gulf of Mexico 1810 West Florida (Spanish territory) 1812 Amelia Island 1812-15 War of 1812 1813 West Florida (Spanish territory 1813-14 Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia) 1814 Spanish Florida 1814-25 Caribbean 1815 Algiers 1815 Tripoli 1816 Spanish Florida 1816-18 Spanish Florida, First Seminole War 1817 Amelia Island 1818 Oregon 1820-23 Africa 1822-24 Cuba

1824 Puerto Rico (Spanish territory) 1825 Cuba 1827 Greece 1831-32 Falkland Islands 1832 Attack on Quallah Battoo, Sumatra, Indonesia 1833 Argentina 1835-36 Peru 1835-1842 Florida Territory 1836 Mexico 1838 The Caroline affair on Navy Island 1838-39 Sumatra (Indonesia) 1840 Fiji Islands 1841 McKean Island, Gilbert Islands, Pacific Ocean 1841 Samoa 1842 Mexico 1843 China 1843 Africa 1844 Mexico

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1846-48 Mexican-American War 1849 Smyrna (Izmir, Turkey) 1851 Ottoman Empire 1851 Johanns Island (east of Africa) 1852-53 Argentina 1853 Nicaragua 1853-54 Japan 1853-54 Ryūkyū and Bonin Islands (Japan) 1854 China 1854 Nicaragua 1855 China 1855 Fiji Islands 1855 Uruguay 1856 Panama, Republic of New Grenada 1856 China 1857-58 Utah War 1857 Nicaragua 1858 Uruguay 1858 Fiji Islands

1858-59 Ottoman Empire 1859 Paraguay 1859 Mexico 1859 China 1860 Angola, Portuguese West Africa 1860 Colombia, Bay of Panama 1861-1865 American Civil War 1863 Japan 1864 Japan 1865 Panama 1865-1877 Southern United States,Reconstruction 1866 Mexico 1866 China 1867 Nicaragua 1867 Formosa (island of Taiwan) 1868 Japan (Osaka, Hiolo, Nagasaki, Yokohama, and Negata)

1868 Uruguay 1868 Colombia 1870 Mexico 1870 Kingdom of Hawaii 1871 Korea 1873 Colombia (Bay of Panama) 1873-96 Mexico 1874 Kingdom of Hawaii 1876 Mexico 1882 Egypt 1885 Panama (Colon) 1888 Korea 1888 Haiti 1888-89 Samoa 1889 Kingdom of Hawaii 1890 Argentina

1890 South Dakota 1891 Haiti 1891 Bering Strait 1891 Chile 1893 Overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom 1894 Brazil 1894 Nicaragua 1894-95 China 1894-96 Korea 1895 Colombia 1895-96 Venezuela 1896 Nicaragua 1898 Nicaragua 1898 Spanish-American War 1898-99 Samoa, Second Samoan Civil War 1898-99 China 1899 Nicaragua 1899-1913 Philippine Islands, Philippine-American War 1900 China, Boxer Rebellion

1899-1913 Philippine Islands. Philippine-American War 1900 China 1901 Colombia (State of Panama) 1902 Colombia 1902 Colombia (State of Panama) 1903 Honduras 1903 Dominican Republic 1903 Syria 1903-04 Abyssinia (Ethiopia) 1903-14 Panama 1904 Dominican Republic 1904 Tangier, Morocco 1904 Panama 1904-05 Korea 1906-09 Cuba 1907 Honduras 1910 Nicaragua 1911 Honduras 1911 China 1912 Honduras 1912 Panama 1912 Cuba 1912 China 1912 Turkey 1912-25 Nicaragua 1912-41 China

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1913 Mexico 1914 Haiti 1914 Dominican Republic 1914-17 Mexico 1915-34 Haiti 1916 China 1916-24 Dominican Republic 1917 China 1917-18 World War I 1917-22 Cuba 1918-19 Mexico 1918-20 Panama 1918-20 Soviet Union 1919 Dalmatia (Croatia) 1919 Turkey 1919 Honduras 1920 China 1920 Guatemala 1920-22 Russia (Siberia) 1921 Panama and Costa Rica 1922 Turkey 1922-23 China 1924 Honduras 1924 China 1925 China 1925 Honduras 1925 Panama 1926-33 Nicaragua 1926 China 1927 China

1932 China 1933 Cuba 1934 China 1940 Newfoundland, Bermuda, St. Lucia, - Bahamas, Jamaica, Antigua, Trinidad, and British Guiana 1941 Greenlana 1941 Netherlands (Dutch Guiana) 1941 Iceland 1941 Germany 1941-45 World War II 1945-49 Occupation of part of Germany 1945-55 Occupation of part of Austria 1945-46 Occupation of part of Italy 1945-52 Occupation of Japan 1944-46 Temporary reoccupation of the Philippines 1945-49 Occupation of South Korea 1946 Trieste (Italy)

1945-47 US Marines garrisoned in mainland China 1948 Palestine 1948 Berlin. Berlin Airlift 1948-49 China 1950-53 Korean War 1950-55 Formosa (Taiwan) 1954-55 China 1955-64 Vietnam 1956 Egypt 1958 Lebanon 1959-60 The Caribbean 1962 Thailand 1962 Cuba. Cuban Missile Crisis 1962-75 Laos 1964 Congo (Zaire) 1959-75 Vietnam War 1965 Invasion of Dominican Republic 1967 Israel 1967 Congo (Zaire) 1968 Laos & Cambodia 1970 Cambodia Campaign 1973 Operation Nickel Grass

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Dr. Thorsten J. Pattberg (裴德思 Pei Desi) is a German philosopher and cultural critic.

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The art work may or may not be visible/intelligibl... by Walter J Smith on Monday, Jun 18, 2012 at 10:04:10 AM
across the nation, showing the "glories of war" th... by Daniel Geery on Monday, Jun 18, 2012 at 2:38:14 PM
Billboards! You made my day! :-D Subscribed to you... by Thorsten Pattberg on Monday, Jun 18, 2012 at 6:10:11 PM
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Thanks for sharing your feelings and your art abou... by Thorsten Pattberg on Monday, Jun 18, 2012 at 6:08:45 PM
I am a follower of a holy man named Yogananda. Are... by Theresa Paulfranz on Monday, Jun 18, 2012 at 7:29:23 PM