The Flavors of Anti-Americanism
THE SOURCE: "Anti-Americanisms" by Peter J. Katzenstein and Robert O. Keohane, in Policy Review, Oct.-Nov. 2006.
THE FOUNDERS WERE STILL scraping up votes to ratify the U.S. Constitution in 1787 when Alexander Hamilton fought back against the anti-Americanism that was already popular in Europe. Only "arrogant pretensions," he wrote in one of the early Federalist papers, allowed serious men to claim that the American continent was so degenerate that "even dogs cease to bark."
Two hundred and twenty years later, anti-Americanism hasn't tapered off. It isn't even a single phenomenon, according Peter J. Katzenstein and Robert O. Keohane, political scientists at Cornell …
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Publication information: Article title: The Flavors of Anti-Americanism. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: The Wilson Quarterly. Volume: 31. Issue: 1 Publication date: Winter 2007. Page number: 69+. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2007 Gale Group.
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