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Title Our brave new world : essays on the impact of September 11 / edited by Wladyslaw Pleszczynski
Published Stanford, Calif. : Hoover Institution Press, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 144 pages)
Series Hoover Institution Press publication ; number 514
Hoover Institution Press publication ; 514
Contents Introduction / Wladyslaw Pleszczynski -- The new new world order : America and the new geopolitics / Anne Applebaum -- The world that didn't change--much : partisanship and the politics of national security after 9/11 / Byron York -- A new round of anger and humiliation : Islam after 9/11 / Daniel Pipes -- What we are fighting for : the example of Pericles / Roger Kimball -- Keen about death : the lost language of national honor / James Bowman -- Hollywood searches for a new script : popular culture after September 11 / John Podhoretz -- New York, New York : America's hero / John Corry
Summary Every American remembers exactly how it unfolded and where they were and what they were doing on that terrible morning of September 11. And like any other unprecedented historic jolt, September 11 continues to roil our collective mind. We still ponder the questions it raised: What changed that day? What remains of the old? What is truly new? The essays in this collection examine these and other questions, taking a sometimes sobering, sometimes uplifting look at a historic turning point in our lives. The contributors examine the challenges and dangers of our new foreign policy and the sense that we have only seen the opening stage of a long-term realignment. They also examine our domestic politics, revealing that, with the exception of national security matters, partisan considerations remain as strong as before. A look at the Islamic world after 9/11 shows how, as never before, it is understood that American assertiveness is the main deterrent against Islamist terror and a stabilizing force in an unsteady cultural sphere
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Civilization, Modern -- 21st century.
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001.
World politics -- 21st century.
Form Electronic book
Author Pleszczynski, Wladyslaw, 1949-
ISBN 0817939067 (electronic bk.)
0817939083 (electronic bk.)
9780817939069 (electronic bk.)
9780817939083 (electronic bk.)