The New American Exceptionalism - Critical American Studies (Paperback)Donald E. Pease (author)
Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 31/10/2009
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In The New American Exceptionalism, pioneering scholar Donald E. Pease traces the evolution of these state fantasies and shows how they have shaped U.S. national identity since the end of the cold war, uncovering the ideological and cultural work required to convince Americans to surrender their civil liberties in exchange for the illusion of security. His argument follows the chronology of the transitions between paradigms from the inauguration of the New World Order under George H. W. Bush to the homeland security state that George W. Bush's administration installed in the wake of 9/11.
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 318 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 18 mm
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