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Civilizing the Enemy

German Reconstruction and the Invention of the West

by Patrick Thaddeus Jackson

  • 69 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • European history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • International relations,
  • Rhetoric,
  • Political Science,
  • International Relations - General,
  • History - General History,
  • Reconstruction (1939-1951),
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Europe,
  • The Americas,
  • Political aspects,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • Social aspects,
  • Germany

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7632923M
    ISBN 100472069292
    ISBN 109780472069293

    Over the centuries Americans have turned to torture during moments of crisis, and have debated its legitimacy and efficacy in defense of law and order. Tracing these historical attempts to adapt torture to democratic values, Fitzhugh Brundage reveals the recurring struggle over what limits Americans are willing to impose on the power of the state.   The five essays that make up John Kasson's Civilizing the Machine: Technology and Republican Values in America, all examine different aspects of the relationship between technology and Republican ideology. Using a wide variety of primary sources, including speeches, newspaper accounts, sketches, and writers like Emerson, Bellamy, Thomas Jefferson and Tenche .

    'The Enemy' is a treat for existing fans, because it's a prequel to the other books, taking Reacher back to his days as a military policeman at the end of the Cold War, revealing key information about why he became the person he is in the later books. Norbert Elias (German: ; 22 June – 1 August ) was a German sociologist who later became a British citizen. He is especially famous for his theory of civilizing/decivilizing processes. He is especially famous for his theory of civilizing/decivilizing : Sociology.

      Though a brief book it explores Anglo-American attitudes to colonialism and civilizing the “barbaric” parts of the world. The extension of manifest destiny, all the way across into the Pacific. It is here that the book exhibits strength, it uses the condemning words alongside the brutal actions of the common American right up to the great. Civilizing Torture traces the history of debates about the efficacy of torture and reveals a recurring struggle to decide what limits to impose on the power of the state. At a time of escalating rhetoric aimed at cleansing the nation of the undeserving and an erosion of limits on military power, the debate over torture remains critical and.


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Germany, for example, was a sworn enemy of the United States and much of Western Europe in the first part of the twentieth century, but emerged as a staunch Western ally after World War examining German reconstruction under the Marshall Plan, author Patrick Jackson shows how the rhetorical invention of a West that included Germany was critical to the emergence of the postwar world order.

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#Reading Civilizing the Enemy Jackson asks vital questions and encourage us to question what we came to take as granted over the years: he claims that the notion of Western Civilization is a recent development and the rhetoric was used to justify the rehabilitation and the remilitarization of West Germany after West can be seen in the case of Germany, which was a dire enemy of the United States and much of Western Europe in the ‹rst part of the twentieth century but emerged as a staunch Western ally after the Second World War.

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