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Author Runciman, David,
Title The politics of good intentions : history, fear, and hypocrisy in the new world order / David Runciman.
Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2006.

Author Runciman, David,
Subject Political science -- Philosophy.
World politics -- 21st century.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1997-
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009.
September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Influence.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 211 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents September 11 and the New World Order -- Tony Blair, History and Risk -- Britain, Europe and the United States.
Summary Tony Blair has often said that he wishes history to judge the great political controversies of the early twenty-first century--above all, the actions he has undertaken in alliance with George W. Bush. This book is the first attempt to fulfill that wish, using the long history of the modern state to put the events of recent years--the war on terror, the war in Iraq, the falling out between Europe and the United States--in their proper perspective. It also dissects the way that politicians like Blair and Bush have used and abused history to justify the new world order they are creating.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781400827121 (electronic bk.)
1400827124 (electronic bk.)
069112566X (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780691125664 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 439825952
Additional Format Print version: Runciman, David. Politics of good intentions. Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2006 069112566X 9780691125664 (DLC) 2005052164 (OCoLC)61445907

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