The Resource Meeting the Enemy : American Exceptionalism and International Law, (electronic resource)

Meeting the Enemy : American Exceptionalism and International Law, (electronic resource)

Label
Meeting the Enemy : American Exceptionalism and International Law
Title
Meeting the Enemy
Title remainder
American Exceptionalism and International Law
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Since its founding, the United States has defined itself as the supreme protector of freedom throughout the world, pointing to its Constitution as the model of law to ensure democracy at home and to protect human rights internationally. Although the United States has consistently emphasized the importance of the international legal system, it has simultaneously distanced itself from many established principles of international law and the institutions that implement them. In fact, the American government has attempted to unilaterally reshape certain doctrines of international law while disrega
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
973
Index
no index present
LC call number
JZ1242 .S889 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Critical America Series
Label
Meeting the Enemy : American Exceptionalism and International Law, (electronic resource)
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction: "A Distinctly American Internationalism"; 1 Saving Civilization: The War on Terror; 2 Civilizing the Other: Colonial Origins of International Law; 3 "A City on a Hill": America as Exception; 4 Establishing the Republic: First Principles and American Identity; 5 A Manifest Destiny: Colonizing the Continent; 6 American Imperial Expansion; 7 Making the World Safe for Democracy; 8 The New World Order and American Hegemony; 9 Confronting American Exceptionalism; Notes; Works Cited; List of Cases; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R
  • ST; U; V; W; Y; Z; About the Author
Control code
ocn779828350
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (385 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814786512
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt8jvk4n
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32968899
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)779828350
  • jstor0814786510

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