By Peter J. Katzenstein
Anglo-America is a in actual fact identifiable a part of what's in general often called the West. The West exists, this ebook argues, within the type of a number of traditions that experience forex in the United States, Europe, the Americas, and some outposts within the Southern hemisphere.
Led by way of the British Empire till the start and through the U.S. because the center of the 20 th century, Anglo-America has been on the very centre of worldwide politics. Bridging the eu and the yank West, Anglo-America is special, now not distinctive. those a number of Wests coexist with one another and with different civilizations, as elements of 1 international civilization containing a number of modernities. and prefer all different civilizations, Anglo-America is marked by way of 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 models of multiculturalism. At its middle Anglo-America is fluid, no longer fastened. The analytical views of this ebook are specified by Katzenstein’s establishing and concluding chapters. they're explored in seven notable case reviews, written via well known authors, which mix old and modern views.
Featuring a superb line-up and representing a variety of theoretical perspectives inside of one integrative viewpoint, this paintings might be of curiosity to all students and scholars of diplomacy, sociology and political technology.
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Anglo-America and its Discontents: Civilizational Identities beyond West and East by Peter J. Katzenstein