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Americanization and anti-Americanism

Americanization and anti-Americanism

the German encounter with American culture after 1945

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Published by Berghahn Books in New York, NY .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Alexander Stephan.
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LC ClassificationsE
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 294 p. ;
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22609050M
ISBN 101571816739

The French opposed the invasion vehemently, but the country was already so saturated in anti-Americanism that the index scarcely flickered. Can we trace the genealogy of a nameless notion? The mistake there was imagining that anti-Americanism was derived from the notion of "Americanism. The word made a late entrance into the French dictionaries for the Petit Robert. Archiving, redistribution, or republication of this text on other terms, in any medium, requires the consent of the University of Chicago Press.

The question is all the more pertinent because it goes beyond any real or imagined relationship between France and the United States. Which makes Philippe Roger a brave and lonely man. The son of a missionary, Luce grew up in China. For others, such as Peter Conrad, it is the opening act in a lifetime drama. Quickly, though, the thick layering of discourses and representations amassed by French anti-Americanism allowed it to absorb exterior shocks without deviating from its flight path.

The images repeated ad nauseam of the towers falling can lose all meaning—if they ever had one. He then discusses the relevant work on this Americanization and anti-Americanism book in the fields of economic and business history. I don't even know what the word means," declared Sartre in If the various contributions to the NYU volume make one thing clear, it is that anti-Americanism may be a term that unduly skews the reading of the relevance of America's presence in other people's minds and lives. Given that "anti-Americanism" is part of the French "logosphere" and might even determine a certain number of attitudes and behaviors, does that mean we can raise it to the level of a concept?


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The sources and causes, however, are more complicated than recent terrorist events can explain. Happenstance might have had a role in the early days of its development; we will see this in the case of the Civil War and the Spanish-American War of The contributors, all working at NYU, bring their expertise in various cultural regions or national settings to bear on the many forms that anti-Americanism has assumed over time and across the Americanization and anti-Americanism book of the world.

This inconceivable cry, so different from the din of the stadium or the clamor of a riot, will always—for me—cover over the clatter of "intelligent" commentaries. Anti-Americanism in France and the Crisis over Iraq 3. Anti-Americanism Americanization and anti-Americanism book the United Kingdom Americanism's credo, though it kept its nationalist and even chauvinistic overtones, was thus coupled with another self-defining tautology: the American way of life, which was the material facet of the word "Americanism.

As Richard Americanization and anti-Americanism book points out in his essay, "intellectuals often overestimate the power of mass culture to manipulate the masses" p. French anti-Americanism is not a recent fever we could use polls to chart, correlating the fluctuations with any given episode of Franco-American relations.

Today, disapproval of U. But their attempts to give it ideological or political substance bumped up against resistant matter: "Americanism" means above all pride in being American; apart from that, it is a catch-all. The French discovered it in the full upswing of a new polemic interest in the United States in the late s.

Since Sartre's day, this denial has been the obligatory preamble to any use of anti-American rhetoric. It's not just the Wal-Marts and Burger Kings, it's the use of "bye" in phone calls, the infiltration of frozen margaritas, the provincial student who candidly admits to him that she laughs more when watching a U.

At long last, the French were looking at anti-Americanism without blinking; and what they saw involved France's identity much more than America's. In part it looked explicitly at American models, especially Fordism. Far from purporting to attain an impossible exhaustiveness or an illusory weighing of the "pros" and "cons," we will look at anti-Americanism as a historical stratification that it is possible and even preferable to isolate in order to analyze it.

The content is as appropriate for assigned class readings as it is for reference consultation. Lower-division undergraduates through faculty. It is the chief medium by which people across the globe see American fashions, customs, scenery and way of life.

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The ongoing discussions about globalization, American hegemony and September 11 and its aftermath have moved the debate about the export of American culture and cultural anti-Americanism to center stage of world politics.5/5(1).

Jan 14,  · The plural "anti-Americanisms" in the book's title reveals its core insight: Anti-Americanism is not a single, unitary phenomenon. Instead, Katzenstein and Keohane suggest there are four distinct. Such was the paradoxical effect of 9/11 in France: it confirmed how deeply rooted anti-Americanism was and, almost simultaneously, paved the way for the first national discussion of the phenomenon.

At long last, the French were looking at anti-Americanism without blinking; and what they saw involved France's identity much more than America's.With several colleagues pdf recently completed a book, Anti-Americanisms in World Politics, 1 exploring these issues, and in this short article we discuss four of its themes.

First, we distinguish between anti-Americanisms that are rooted in opinion or bias.This volume explores the phenomenon download pdf Americanization and its worldwide impact, and the cultural consequences of globalization.

Following an introductory overview, three chapters deal with theoretical perspectives on cosmopolitanism, Americanization, globalization, culture, modernity and immediacy.

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Case studies follow on France, Japan and China, and there are six chapters on transnational.Apr 01,  · Stephan, Alexander, ed. Americanization and Ebook The German Encounter with American Culture after New York: Berghahn, pp. $ hardcover. Anti-Americanism is at an all-time high in most of the world.

The reputation of the United States has plummeted everywhere since