Against the Grain

Against the Grain – June 23, 2014

After World War II, the US pushed the European imperial powers to abandon their colonies; it also adopted an anticolonial stance based on its democratic, anti-imperial values and principles. That’s the conventional narrative — but is it correct? Julian Go confronts the widely propagated notion of American exceptionalism and discusses the postwar rise of US global power.

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