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By G. John Ikenberry, Zhu Feng, Wang Jisi

This ebook brings jointly twelve students six americans and 6 chinese language to discover the methods the US and China take into consideration foreign order. The ebook indicates how every one country's traditions, historic reports, and ideologies impression present worldwide dialogues.

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Html (accessed May 18, 2011); Louis Hartz, The Liberal Tradition in America (New York: Harcourt, Brace 1955); Huntington, American Politics. See Walter A. McDougall, Promised Land, Crusader State: the American Encounter with the World Since 1776 (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1997), 38, 15–37. They were of course far from idealists in pursuing their goals. See Norman Graebner, “The Pursuit of Interests and a Balance of Power,” in Dennis Merrill and Thomas G. , Major Problems in American Foreign Policy, vol.

To achieve and truly protect their freedom, however, the Founders of the country would have to make new compromises on that freedom. At first this took the form of loyalty to a confederation of the 13 colonies. 17 In doing so, of course, individual liberty was necessarily limited for the benefit of collective good; individual liberties of a sort were protected by sacrificing other liberties to a higher authority. The distinctive part of the new American state was this debate about the size of the government and what actual prerogatives and rights individuals and states should give to it.

Krasner, “Problematic Sovereignty,” in Stephen D. , Problematic Sovereignty: Contested Rules and Political Possibilities (New York: Columbia University Press 2001), 2. Consider, for example, the various “corollaries” to the Monroe Doctrine in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century, or the US view of the “open door” in China. Lipset, American Exceptionalism and Samuel Huntington, American Politics: Promise of Disharmony (Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University, 1981) Garrett Hardin, “The Tragedy of the Commons” Science, May 1, 1968, 682–668.

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