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New PDF release: Anglo-America and its Discontents: Civilizational Identities

By Peter J. Katzenstein

Anglo-America is a truly identifiable a part of what's generally known as the West. The West exists, this publication argues, within the kind of a number of traditions that experience foreign money in the United States, Europe, the Americas, and some outposts within the Southern hemisphere.


Led via the British Empire till the start and by way of the U.S. because the heart of the 20 th century, Anglo-America has been on the very centre of worldwide politics. Bridging the eu and the yankee West, Anglo-America is exact, no longer specific. those a number of Wests coexist with one another and with different civilizations, as components of 1 worldwide civilization containing a number of modernities. and prefer all different civilizations, Anglo-America is marked through a number of traditions and inner pluralism. as soon as deeply held notions and practices of imperial rule and racial hierarchy now take the shape of hegemony or multilateralism and politically contested types of multiculturalism. At its center Anglo-America is fluid, no longer fastened. The analytical views of this e-book are specified by Katzenstein’s beginning and concluding chapters. they're explored in seven striking case reviews, written by means of well known authors, which mix ancient and modern views.


Featuring an excellent line-up and representing a range of theoretical perspectives inside one integrative point of view, this paintings can be of curiosity to all students and scholars of diplomacy, sociology and political technological know-how.

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