To Lead the Free World: American Nationalism and the Cultural Roots of the Cold War

@inproceedings{Fousek2000ToLT,
  title={To Lead the Free World: American Nationalism and the Cultural Roots of the Cold War},
  author={J. Fousek},
  year={2000}
}
  • J. Fousek
  • Published 2000
  • Political Science
  • In this cultural history of the origins of the Cold War, John Fousek argues boldly that American nationalism provided the ideological glue for the broad public consensus that supported U.S. foreign policy in the Cold War era. From the late 1940s through the late 1980s, the United States waged cold war against the Soviet Union not primarily in the name of capitalism or Western civilization--neither of which would have united the American people behind the cause--but in the name of America… CONTINUE READING
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