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A pact with the devil : Washington's bid for world supremacy and the betrayal of the American promise / Tony Smith.

Author/Creator:
Smith, Tony, 1942-
Publication:
New York : Routledge, c2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xxxviii, 255 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001-.
United States -- Intellectual life.
Intellectuals -- United States -- Political activity -- History.
Liberalism -- United States -- History.
Democracy -- History.
Imperialism -- History.
Contents:
Introduction : the war of ideas
The Bush doctrine and the bid for world supremacy
The intellectual origins of the Bush doctrine
Liberal democratic internationalism : its pre-classical, classic, and hegemonic stages
Liberal imperialism I : democratic peace theory
Liberal imperialism II : democracy as a universal value
Liberal imperialism III : militarizing humanitarianism
Liberal fundamentalist jihadism.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-250) and index.
ISBN:
9780415952453
041595245X
OCLC:
74458865