The Resource America Right or Wrong : An Anatomy of American Nationalism

America Right or Wrong : An Anatomy of American Nationalism

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America Right or Wrong : An Anatomy of American Nationalism
Title
America Right or Wrong
Title remainder
An Anatomy of American Nationalism
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Language
eng
Summary
In this controversial critique of American political culture and its historical roots, Anatol Lieven contends that U.S. foreign policy since 9/11 has been shaped by the special character of our nationalism. Within that nationalism, Lieven analyses two very different traditions. One is the "American thesis," a civic nationalism based on the democratic values of what has been called the "American Creed." These values are held to be universal, and anyone can become an American by adopting them. The other tradition, the "American antithesis" is a populist and often chauvinist nationalism, which tends to see America as a closed national culture and civilization threatened by a hostile and barbarous outside world. With America Right or Wrong, Lieven examines how these two antithetical impulses have played out in U.S. responses to the terrorist attacks of 9/11, and in the nature of U.S. support for Israel. This hard-hitting critique directs a spotlight on the American political soul and on the curious mixture of chauvinism and idealism that has driven the Bush administration
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MiAaPQ
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Lieven, Anatol
LC call number
E169.1 -- .L53949 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Intervention (International law)
  • National characteristics, American
  • Nationalism -- United States -- History
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001-2009
  • United States -- Foreign relations
  • United States -- Politics and government
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
Label
America Right or Wrong : An Anatomy of American Nationalism
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=422919
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents -- Preface to the Paperback Edition -- Preface -- Introduction -- One: An Exceptional Nationalism? -- Two: Thesis: Splendor and Tragedy of the American Creed -- Three: Antithesis Part I: The Embittered Heartland -- Four: Antithesis Part II: Fundamentalists and Great Fears -- Five: The Legacy of the Cold War -- Six: American Nationalism, Israel and the Middle East -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Z
Control code
EBC422919
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (289 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198037675
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC422919
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL422919
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10263717
  • (CaONFJC)MIL84609
  • (OCoLC)466434055
Label
America Right or Wrong : An Anatomy of American Nationalism
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=422919
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents -- Preface to the Paperback Edition -- Preface -- Introduction -- One: An Exceptional Nationalism? -- Two: Thesis: Splendor and Tragedy of the American Creed -- Three: Antithesis Part I: The Embittered Heartland -- Four: Antithesis Part II: Fundamentalists and Great Fears -- Five: The Legacy of the Cold War -- Six: American Nationalism, Israel and the Middle East -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Z
Control code
EBC422919
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (289 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198037675
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC422919
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL422919
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10263717
  • (CaONFJC)MIL84609
  • (OCoLC)466434055

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