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The Resource Debating American exceptionalism : empire and democracy in the wake of the Spanish-American War, Fabian Hilfrich, (electronic resource)

Debating American exceptionalism : empire and democracy in the wake of the Spanish-American War, Fabian Hilfrich, (electronic resource)

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Debating American exceptionalism : empire and democracy in the wake of the Spanish-American War
Title
Debating American exceptionalism
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empire and democracy in the wake of the Spanish-American War
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Fabian Hilfrich
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Language
eng
Summary
"This in-depth analysis of the American imperialism debate after the Spanish-American War of 1898 elucidates how Americans understood their international role and national identity during a crucial period of their foreign relations. Transcending the immediate historical context, this book also explores why such debates remain similar and why they end up affirming a belief in American exceptionalism. Obituaries for the idea have frequently been written in response to controversial foreign policies, but exceptionalism remains vibrant and at the heart of the arguments of those who support and those who oppose these policies - whether in the Philippines, Vietnam, or Iraq"--
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non fiction
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Debating American exceptionalism : empire and democracy in the wake of the Spanish-American War, Fabian Hilfrich, (electronic resource)
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Debating American exceptionalism : empire and democracy in the wake of the Spanish-American War, Fabian Hilfrich, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Democracy and Freedom Abroad -- Democracy and Exclusion : The Issue of Race -- Roads to Utopia : Exceptionalism, Mission, and Principles -- Democracy at Home : Democratic Sanction for Foreign Policy -- What is America? -- Doomsday Scenarios -- The Right to Dissent and the Meaning of Patriotism
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 279 p.
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  • online
  • electronic
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ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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remote

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