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9/11 and the War on Terror$
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David Holloway

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780748633807

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633807.001.0001

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History

History

From the ‘Clash of Civilizations’ to ‘New Empire Revisionism’

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(p.7) 1 History
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9/11 and the War on Terror
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David Holloway

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633807.003.0002

Chapter 1, on historical contexts, includes detailed discussion of Samuel Huntington's “The Clash of Civilizations?”, Michael Ignatieff's “The American Empire”, Anonymous' (Michael Scheuer's) Through Our Enemies' Eyes, Andrew Bacevich's American Empire, and David Harvey's The New Imperialism. It also includes supporting discussion of Niall Ferguson's Colossus, Chalmers Johnson's Blowback, Deepak Lal's In Praise of Empires, and a range of other contemporary source material. The chapter notes that a revisionist analysis of American empire, and critical discussion of “Blowback”, was widespread in mainstream American thought and culture after 9/11.

Keywords:   History, Empire, Blowback, Clash of Civilizations, Samuel Huntington, Andrew Bacevich, Michael Scheuer, Michael Ignatieff, David Harvey

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