Neomedievalism, Neoconservatism, and the War on Terror

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President Bush was roundly criticized for likening America s antiterrorism measures to a crusade in 2001. Far from just a gaffe, however, such medievalism has become a dominant paradigm for comprehending the identity and motivations of America s perceived enemy in the war on terror. Yet as Bruce Holsinger argues here, this cloying post-9/11 rhetoric has served to obscure the more intricate ideological machinations of "neomedievalism," the global idiom of the non-state actor: non-governmental organizations, transnational ...

Neomedievalism, Neoconservatism, and the War on Terror 2007, Prickly Paradigm Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780976147596

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