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The Left at War

Michael F. Bérubé

Abstract

The terrorist attacks of 9/11 and Bush’;s belligerent response fractured the American left—partly by putting pressure on little-noticed fissures that had appeared a decade earlier. This book revisits and reinterprets the major intellectual debates and key players of the last two decades, covering the terrain of left debates in the United States over foreign policy from the Balkans to 9/11 to Iraq, and over domestic policy from the culture wars of the 1990s to the question of what (if anything) is the matter with Kansas. The book brings the history of cultural studies to bear on the present cri ... More

Keywords: American left, post-9/11, sovereignty, humanitarian intervention, war, peace, cultural studies, internationalism, cultural conflict

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780814799840
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9780814799840.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael F. Bérubé, author

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