By Peter J. Katzenstein

ISBN-10: 0415809541

ISBN-13: 9780415809542

ISBN-10: 041580955X

ISBN-13: 9780415809559

Anglo-America is a sincerely identifiable a part of what's as a rule known as the West. The West exists, this ebook argues, within the type of a number of traditions that experience forex in the USA, Europe, the Americas, and some outposts within the Southern hemisphere.

Led via the British Empire till the start and through the us because the center of the 20 th century, Anglo-America has been on the very centre of worldwide politics. Bridging the ecu and the yank West, Anglo-America is certain, no longer 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 via 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 publication are specified by Katzenstein’s beginning and concluding chapters. they're explored in seven awesome case reviews, written by way of well known authors, which mix historic and modern views.

Featuring a very good line-up and representing a variety of theoretical perspectives inside of one integrative standpoint, this paintings may be of curiosity to all students and scholars of diplomacy, sociology and political technology.

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