Hating America: A History

Hating America: A History


Reviled as an imperialist strength, an exporter of harmful capitalism, an conceited crusader opposed to Islam, and a rapacious over-consumer casually destroying the planet, it sounds as if the USA of the United States has not often been much less esteemed within the eyes of the area. In such an atmosphere, you could simply forget the truth that humans from different international locations have, in truth, been hating the United States for hundreds of years. Barry Rubin and Judith Colp Rubin the following draw on resources from a variety of international locations to trace the full trajectory of anti-Americanism. With this strong paintings, the Rubins hint the ambiguity that's the US, a rustic that's either the main reviled and such a lot envied land on the earth. in any case, they exhibit, anti-Americanism has usually been a visceral reaction to the very idea--as good as either the beliefs and policies--of the United States itself, its competitive innovation, its self-confidence, and the problem it poses to replacement ideologies.

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