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Americanism: New Perspectives on the History of an Ideal

Michael Kazin and Joseph A. McCartin


What is Americanism? The contributors to this volume recognize Americanism in all its complexity—as an ideology, an articulation of the nation's rightful place in the world, a set of traditions, a political language, and a cultural style imbued with political meaning. In response to the pervasive vision of Americanism as a battle cry or a smug assumption, this book stirs up new questions and debates that challenge us to rethink the model currently being exported, too often by force, to the rest of the world. This book is divided into two sections. The section addresses the understanding of Ame ... More

Keywords: war, Americanism, ideology, traditions, political language, Iraq, diplomacy, global culture, politics, United States

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780807830109
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9780807869710_kazin


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Kazin, editor

Joseph A. McCartin, editor

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