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Author Flynn, James R. (James Robert), 1934-
Title Beyond Patriotism : From Truman to Obama.
Imprint Luton : Andrews UK, 2011.
Edition Second edition.

Author Flynn, James R. (James Robert), 1934-
Subject Patriotism -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989- -- Public opinion.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989 -- Public opinion.
Description 1 online resource (223 pages)
Edition Second edition.
Contents Cover; Contents; Front Matter; Title Page; Publisher Information; In memoriam; Quotes; Acknowledgments; Body Matter; Introduction: Something New; 1. The morally mature public; Part I: The Patriotic Era; 2. Two histories of the Cold War; 3. The awesome power of the President; Part II: The Transition; 4. Vietnam and Pol Pot; 5. America, Israel, and the Middle East; 6. Obama through September 2011; Part III: The Post-National Era; 7. Love of a nation; 8. An America one could love; 9. Americans who would be good; Back Matter; References; Also Available.
Summary Beyond Patriotism argues that some millions of Americans have become "post-national" people who put the good of humanity ahead of patriotism or national honour. It discusses the decisions that led them from the Vietnamese War, to the attempt to put Pol Pot back into power, to the sanctions against Iraq. Rather than lamenting the hay day of patriotism, post-national people should congratulate themselves on attaining moral maturity. They should clarify their thinking about why nationalism is b ...
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781845403461 (electronic bk.)
1845403460 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 769344426
Additional Format Print version: Flynn, James R. Beyond Patriotism : From Truman to Obama. Luton : Andrews UK, 2011 9781845403126

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