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Title America, Amerikkka [electronic resource] : elect nation and imperial violence / Rosemary Radford Ruether.
Publication Info. London ; Oakville, CT : Equinox, 2007.

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Description viii, 291 p., 24 cm.
Series Religion and violence
eBook Academic Collection - North America
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [276]-282) and indexes.
Contents Introduction: the two faces of America: the ideal America as deception and as protest -- 1. Elect nations of Europe and the making of the American myth of chosenness -- 2. The rights of man and the excluded others: the revolutionary era and beyond -- 3. Manifest destiny and Anglo-Saxon racism: 1815-1875 -- 4. Manifest destiny and American empire: 1890-1934 -- 5. America's global mission: the Cold War era, 1945-89 -- 6. American empire and its denouement: 1990-2007 -- 7. Alternative visions of America: the protest tradition -- 8. Toward a U. S. theology of liberation and letting go
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Subject Manifest Destiny.
Imperialism -- History.
Political messianism -- United States -- History.
Religion and politics -- United States -- History.
National characteristics, American.
Racism -- Political aspects -- United States -- History.
Protest movements -- United States -- History.
United States -- Foreign relations.
United States -- Territorial expansion.
United States -- Politics and government.
United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects.
Added Author eBook Academic Collection - North America
ISBN 1845531574 (hbk.)
9781845531577 (hbk.)
1845531582 (pbk.)
9781845531584 (pbk.)
OCLC # sseb_ssj0000463177
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