The Anglosphere: A Genealogy of a Racialized Identity in by Srdjan Vucetic

By Srdjan Vucetic

The Anglosphere refers to a neighborhood of English-speaking states, countries, and societies founded on Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the uk, and the U.S., which has profoundly inspired the path of worldwide historical past and interested numerous observers.

This e-book argues that the origins of the Anglosphere are racial. Drawing on theories of collective identity-formation and framing, the e-book develops a brand new framework for reading overseas coverage, which it then evaluates in case reports relating to fin-de-siècle imperialism (1894-1903), the ill-fated Pacific Pact (1950-1), the Suez difficulty (1956), the Vietnam escalation (1964-5), and the run-up to the Iraq conflict (2002-3). every one case examine highlights the contestations over country and empire, race and country, and liberal internationalism and anti-Americanism, making an allowance for how they formed foreign clash and cooperation. In reconstructing the historical past of the Anglosphere, the e-book engages at once with the newest debates in diplomacy scholarship and American overseas policy

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