After 9/11: Cultural Dimensions of American Global Power

After 9/11: Cultural Dimensions of American Global Power

By: Richard Crockatt (author)Paperback

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This is a readable and incisive analysis of American foreign policy and international politics since the end of the Cold War. It is organized around two key themes, the role of culture in international politics and the changing nature of American power. Richard Crockatt addresses such key issues as: * the relationship between US power and the post-Cold War international system * US relations with Europe and Islam * the intensity of anti-American feeling after September 11th * the rebirth of American nationalism * the war in Iraq and its aftermath. After 9/11 is a much-needed balanced account of the most significant political questions of the twenty-first century

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Richard Crockatt is Professor of American History and Head of the School of American Studies at the University of East Anglia, where he specializes in US foreign policy and contemporary international relations. He is author of The Fifty Years War (Routledge, 1995) and America Embattled (Routledge, 2003).


Introduction 1. Anti-Americanism and the Clash of Civilizations 2. The Role of Culture in International Relations 3. No Common Ground?: Islam, Anti-Americanism and the United States 4. Americanism: A Short History 5. What's the Big Idea?: Models of Global Order in Post-Cold War America 6. The Emperor's Clothes: The Failure of the Neo-Conservative Mission 7. The Bush Administration and the Idea of International Community

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/06/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780415392853
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780415392853
  • weight: 272
  • ISBN10: 0415392853

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