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Debating American exceptionalism

Fabian Hilfrich

Debating American exceptionalism

empire and democracy in the wake of the Spanish-American War

by Fabian Hilfrich

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political culture,
  • Democracy,
  • American National characteristics,
  • HISTORY / Military / United States,
  • Territorial expansion,
  • HISTORY / Europe / Spain & Portugal,
  • History,
  • Race relations,
  • Philosophy,
  • Influence,
  • HISTORY / Asia / Southeast Asia,
  • HISTORY / United States / 19th Century,
  • Exceptionalism,
  • Imperialism,
  • HISTORY / Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba,
  • Political aspects,
  • Foreign relations,
  • Spanish-American War, 1898

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementFabian Hilfrich
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE713 .H55 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25150787M
    ISBN 109780230392892
    LC Control Number2011050318

    Modern political theorists scoff at many American political practices as defining qualities of American exceptionalism. The American law allowing Congress to either strike down or accept a treaty even after it had been signed by the executive is one example; whereas, American exemptions from the League of Nations, the Kyoto Protocol, numerous. Burton Mack— “American exceptionalism,” a term that is currently making the rounds among journalists, denotes those features of American self-understanding that distinguish it from other modern societies, especially European nation-states. Most of the features of note are characteristics familiar to most Americans with some sense of our history and the history of Europe since the.

    In recent years, child migrants from Central America have arrived in the United States in unprecedented numbers. But whilst minors from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador make the perilous journey to the north, their Nicaraguan peers have remained in Central America. Nicaragua also enjoys lower murder rates and far fewer gang problems when compared with her neighbours. David W. Noble is professor emeritus of American studies at the University of Minnesota. He is the author of several books, including Death of a Nation: American Culture and the End of Exceptionalism (Minnesota, ) and The End of American History: Democracy, Capitalism, and the Metaphor of Two Worlds in Anglo-American Historical Writing, – (Minnesota, ).

      "(Wilsey's) latest book, American Exceptionalism and Civil Religion: Reassessing the History of an Idea, is in many ways a tract for the times. It's historically perceptive, theologically responsible, and hits on a topic that matters to ordinary believersBrand: InterVarsity Press. This volume traces the developments in Cuba following the fall of the Berlin Wall and the subsequent definitive demise of state socialism. Topics covered include: the reasons for the persistence of 'the Cuban model,' and an examination of the interaction between elite and non-elite actors, as well as between domestic and international forces.


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At the heart of this debate was a consensus on American nationalism. This book explains why the belief in exceptionalism still serves as the basis of American nationalism and foreign policy even in spite of more recent military failures.

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The Spanish-American War focused not only on foreign policy, but also on the nation's very essence and purpose. At the heart of this debate was a consensus on American nationalism. This book explains why the belief in exceptionalism still serves as the basis of American nationalism and foreign policy even in spite of more recent military : Palgrave Macmillan US.

Debating American exceptionalism: empire and democracy in the wake of the Spanish-American War / "This in-depth analysis of the American imperialism debate after the Spanish-American War of elucidates how Americans understood their international role and national identity during a crucial period of their foreign relations.

Debating American exceptionalism: empire and democracy in the wake of the Spanish-American War They were rooted in the malleability of the concept of exceptionalism.

This book does not address the question of whether exceptionalism accurately reflects the United States' place in the world; instead, it highlights and dissects the concept's. Hilary Francis is a fellow at the Institute of Latin American Studies, University of London, and a historian specializing in the history of the environment in Nicaragua and US-Nicaragua relations.

The Spanish-American War focused not only on foreign policy, but also on the nation's very essence and purpose. At the heart of this debate was a consensus on American nationalism. This book explains why the belief in exceptionalism still serves as the basis of American nationalism and foreign policy even in spite of more recent military : Get this from a library.

Debating American exceptionalism: empire and democracy in the wake of the Spanish-American War. [Fabian Hilfrich] -- Empire fascinates and frightens Americans. It evokes national power and prestige, but also doom and decline. At a time when the United States remains embroiled in Afghanistan and once again discusses.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). It is the single most powerful force in forming the American identity.

In American Exceptionalism Deborah L. Madsen traces this powerful theory from its A close-up look at America's perceived historical ideal Exceptionalism, the notion that Americans have a distinct and special destiny different from that of other nations, permeates every /5(15).

Its scope, theoretical adventurousness and lucidity, radical commitment to ethical acts, and seriousness make The New American Exceptionalism an unusual and stunning work of American cultural and political theory. This is a major book by a major critic on the United States’ state of exception and state fantasies; Donald E.

Pease’s text explains how American exceptionalism has shaped and. Debating American Exceptionalism: Empire and Democracy in the Wake of the Spanish-American War. Palgrave Macmillan. reproduced with permission of Palgrave Macmillan.

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The idea of America's special place in history has been a guiding light for centuries. With thoughtful insight, John D. Wilsey traces the concept of exceptionalism, including its theological meaning and implications for civil religion. This careful history considers not only the abuses of the idea but how it can also point to constructive civil engagement and human flourishing.American exceptionalism is the theory that the United States is qualitatively different from other nation states.

[2] In this view, U.S. exceptionalism stems from its emergence from a revolution, becoming what political scientist Seymour Martin Lipset called "the first new nation" [3] and developing a uniquely American ideology, "Americanism", based on liberty, egalitarianism, individualism.Debating American Exceptionalism Empire and Democracy in the Wake of the Spanish-American War Fabian Hilfrich.

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