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Reimagining the State in a Global Space

Or Rosenboim

in The Emergence of Globalism: Visions of World Order in Britain and the United States, 1939-1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168722
eISBN:
9781400885237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168722.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines perceptions of the state in a global context, arguing that the emergence of globalism encouraged mid-century thinkers to reimagine—but not abandon—the nation-state. In ... More


The Politics of the Past: The Myth of the Clash of Civilizations

Chiara Bottici

in Imaginal Politics: Images Beyond Imagination and the Imaginary

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157780
eISBN:
9780231527811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157780.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines how the spectacularization and virtualization of politics affect the search for legitimacy in a more or less invented tradition—what it calls the “politics of the past.” More ... More


The Asantehene's Kostgeld: Tribute, Rent, and Political Myth, 1744–1872

LARRY W. YARAK

in Asante and the Dutch 1744–1873

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221562
eISBN:
9780191678448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221562.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter looks at the origin and significance of the Asantehene's kostgeld, the annual stipend paid by the Dutch as rent or tribute, initially in acknowledgment of Asante sovereignty at Accra, ... More


The Destructive Sixties and Postmodern Conservatism

Sheldon S. Wolin

Nicholas Xenos (ed.)

in Fugitive Democracy: And Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691133645
eISBN:
9781400883424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691133645.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyzes the politics behind conservative attacks upon the Sixties and their simultaneous claim that it is contemporary conservatives who are the real radicals with truly revolutionary ... More


The Myths of 1960

Edmund F. Kallina

in Kennedy v. Nixon: The Presidential Election of 1960

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034850
eISBN:
9780813038599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034850.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

While the 1960 presidential election was over, the controversy concerning it was just beginning. Historians, political scientists, politicians, and interested citizens began trying to make sense of ... More


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