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The Emergence of Globalism: Visions of World Order in Britain and the United States, 1939-1950

Or Rosenboim

Abstract

During and after World War II, public intellectuals in Britain and the United States grappled with concerns about the future of democracy, the prospects of liberty, and the decline of the imperial system. Without using the term “globalization,” they identified a shift toward technological, economic, cultural, and political interconnectedness and developed a “globalist” ideology to reflect this new postwar reality. This book examines the competing visions of world order that shaped these debates and led to the development of globalism as a modern political concept. Shedding critical light on th ... More

Keywords: democracy, liberty, geopolitics, globalism, pluralism, world order, Raymond Aron, Barbara Wootton, Friedrich Hayek, H. G. Wells

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780691168722
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691168722.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Or Rosenboim, author
University of Cambridge