German Anti-Americanism in Context

  title={German Anti-Americanism in Context},
  author={Gerrit-Jan Berendse},
  journal={Journal of European Studies},
  pages={333 - 350}
  • Gerrit-Jan Berendse
  • Published 2003
  • History
  • Journal of European Studies
  • The anti-American rhetoric which suddenly emerged in Western Europe’s intellectual discourse during the showdown of the Second Gulf War in 2002–3 is more than a political act. The new patterns of antagonism are symptoms of a process of cultural emancipation that commenced in the 1990s. Surprisingly, the rationale behind the growing demise of the project of Americanization which dominated the Cold War is a critical examination of Europe’s entanglement in a postmodern culture industry and its… CONTINUE READING
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