The New American Militarism: How Americans Are Seduced by War

The New American Militarism: How Americans Are Seduced by War

In this provocative book, Andrew Bacevich warns of a dangerous dual obsession that has taken hold of Americans, conservatives, and liberals alike. It is a marriage of militarism and utopian ideology–of unprecedented military might wed to a blind faith in the universality of American values. This mindset, the author warns, invites endless war and the ever-deepening militarization of U.S. policy. It promises not to perfect but to pervert American ideals and to accelerate the hollowing out of…

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Sexuality and Being in the Poststructuralist Universe of Clarice Lispector: The Differance of Desire (Texas Pan American Series)

Sexuality and Being in the Poststructuralist Universe of Clarice Lispector: The Differance of Desire (Texas Pan American Series)

Driven by an unfulfilled desire for the unattainable, ultimately indefinable Other, the protagonists of the novels and stories of acclaimed Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector exemplify and humanize many of the issues central to poststructuralist thought, from the nature of language, truth, and meaning to the unstable relationships between language, being, and reality. In this book, Earl Fitz demonstrates that, in turn, poststructuralism offers important and revealing insights into all aspects…

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Nikolaus Joseph Jacquins American Plants: Botanical Expedition to the Caribbean (17541759) and the Publication of the Selectarum Stirpium Americanarum Historia

Nikolaus Joseph Jacquins American Plants: Botanical Expedition to the Caribbean (17541759) and the Publication of the Selectarum Stirpium Americanarum Historia

Nikolaus Joseph Jacquin s American Plants offers a detailed account of the Austrian botanical expedition to the Caribbean that took place between 1754 and 1759, culminating in the publication of the Selectarum stirpium americanarum historia (1763) by the famous Dutch-born scientist, the first Linnaean botanist in the New World. Novel findings about Jacquin s family and early life are given. Through a careful reading of Jacquin s own publications, letters and manuscripts, Santiago Madrinan pro…

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