By Paul Hollander

In The merely Superpower: Reflections on energy, weak spot, and Anti-Americanism, Paul Hollander examines anti-Americanism (including the connection among the international and family varieties), American tradition (especially mass culture), the lingering political and cultural affects of the Nineteen Sixties, and the arguable courting among the geographical regions of the non-public and the political. He additionally revisits the half performed through hatred, and particularly the scapegoating impulse, in social and political conflicts. The essays diversity greatly, from Michael Moore's political megastar, the yankee love for SUVs, and growing old in the USA to Islamic fanaticism and the aftermath of the autumn of japanese ecu communist systems.

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