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New Left Review 32, March-April 2005


Robin Blackburn on Anatol Lieven, America Right or Wrong. Universal principles and local ressentiments as twin motors of US nationalism, in a study of the ambiguous relation between patriotic creed and heartland ethos.

ROBIN BLACKBURN

CREED AND CONQUEST

The nature of us nationalism is an unjustly neglected topic. Few citizens of the us would own to being ‘nationalist’. But ‘patriots’ are not hard to find, nor are those who fly the flag from their porch. Europeans, inhabiting countries that have been devastated by wars that killed 100 million over the last century, and citizens of states that have been forced to withdraw their own imperial projects, now have a more chastened sense of national destiny and national self.

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