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Index Adams, Henry, ix–xiv, 87–101, 148–50, 180, 235nn4–6, 235n9; author vs. character, 90, 213; on Emerson, 73–85, 97–98; as historical thinker, 92, 98, 234n1; intellectual work and, 28, 40, 48, 87; Mahan and, 141–46, 158; neoconservatism and, 19–22, 202–5, 208–17, 219n7, 250n2, 251n3. See also Democracy; The Education of Henry Adams; Mont Saint Michel and Chartres; Podhoretz, Norman Adams, John Quincy, 95, 100–101 Alito, Samuel, 220n1 allegoresis, 46–48, 220n9 al-Qaeda, 30 Althusser, Louis, 5, 49, 55, 137, 212 American exceptionalism, xiii, 20; American studies and, 62; Mahan and, 141, 156; neoconservatives and, 18, 203, 205–6; Wolfowitz and, 7, 44; ŽiŽek and, 18–19. See also exceptionalism Americanism: Adams and, 89, 209; Emerson as source of, 98–99; Empire and, 111, 246n12; new historicism and, 229n3. See also anti-Americanism; New Americanism The American Renaissance, 53–55, 60 American studies, 60; approaches to, xi–xiii, 52–53, 60–66, 190, 220n9; as area studies, x, 41–43, 49–67; origins of, 53–55, 60, 62; Said and, 64–66, 232n27; universities and, 51, 56, 61–62; U.S. state and, 38, 42– 43, 50–58, 60–61, 231nn19–20, 233n29; Yale dissertations (1988–94), 67–71 anarchism, 80–81 Angell, Norman, 35–36 anti-Americanism, 160 antihistoricism, 41, 82–83, 117–18 antihumanism, 118, 127, 217 Aquinas, Thomas, 39–40 Arac, Jonathan, 54, 232n27, 235n9 Arendt, Hannah, 92, 135, 153 Aristotle, 165, 212; and education, 79–80; and natural law, 39–40; on philosophy, 163–64 Articles of Confederation, 134 Asia-Pacific, 109–10 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), 109, 237–38n7 “astronaut classes,” 137 Auerbach, Erich, 121–22 autochthonous energy, 89 Baker, James A., III, 8, 33, 173 Balakrishnan, Gopal, 106–8, 110–11, 239n18 Barnett, Thomas P. M., 150 Baudelaire, Charles, 11, 44 Benda, Julian, 12 Benedict XVI, Pope, 27–28 Benjamin, Walter, 19, 211, 213–15 Bennett, William, 56–57, 199, 230n11 Benn Michaels, Walter, 198, 221n1 254 Index Blackmur, Richard Palmer: Adams as reader of, 85, 141, 203, 235n4; on The Education, 234n1; Podhoretz compared to, 203, 216 Bloch, Ivan, 35–36 The Bloody Crossroads: Where Literature and Politics Meet, 202 Bloom, Allan, 8, 12, 23, 174 Bogues, Anthony, 27, 48, 233n4, 249n6 Boot, Max, 228n3 boredom, 108–10, 112 Brand, Stewart, 166–67 Burke, Edmund, 205 Bush, George W., xiii–xiv, 34, 72–74, 116, 220n1, 245n2, 228n2; American studies and, 38, 221n2; civil society and, 41, 43, 133; cultural studies and, 111; events of 9/11 and, 1, 80; foreign policy and, 8–10, 27, 103; Fukuyama and, 177; imperialism and, 149, 237n5, 245n8; imperial presidency and, 159; intellectual work and, 2–3, 5, 110; movement conservatism and, 9–10, 12–13, 19, 27; preemptive war and, 103, 105; secrecy of, 115; state power and, 18, 150, 156, 238n8, 242n8; Strauss and, 83–85, 117; trade policy, 107–8, 128 Buttigieg, Joseph, 112, 156 Caesar, Julius, 47, 139–41, 143, 159. See also Mommsen, Theodor capitalism, 77, 112, 168, 203; Fukuyama and, 173–74, 180 Carter, Jimmy, 2, 38, 147, 245n5 Centre for Civil Society, 42 Chalfant, Edward, 88, 204, 234n1 The Challenge of Carl Schmitt, 17, 226n53 Chapman, John Jay, 203 Charlemagne, 35 Cheney, Dick, 72, 230n11, 245n2, 245n7 Cheney, Lynne, 57 Cheng, Jia-lu. See Jia-lu Cheng China: 8, 10, 124, 126–27, 146, 176; Adams and, 145–46; Clinton and, 37, 123, 126–32; Fukuyama and, 176; globalization and, 103, 132–33; human rights in, 123–24, 126–29, 131–32; Open Door policy, 111, 204; trade relations with U.S., 123–32, 242n10; Wolfowitz and, 30 Chomsky, Noam, 149, 224n32, 230n14, 231n19 Christian Coalition, 57, 59, 230n10 Christian Right, 22–24, 28, 56 Chun, Allen, 112 Churchill, Ward, 4 civil society, 169, 197, 200, 212; American studies and, 38–43, 55, 60, 66–67; Clinton and, 132–33, 237n6; culture and, 186–92; Hegel on, 43, 61; humanities and, 104; neoliberalism and, 125, 133–34; Schmitt and, 18; Soros and, 138, 243n20 Cleland, Max, 15 clerks’ treason, 3, 12, 112, 192 climate change, 22 Clinton, Bill, 14, 34, 56, 196, 221n2; Clinton era, xiv, 37, 39, 220n2; globalization and, 10, 17, 39, 103, 125, 128–33, 196, 237n6; rights discourse, 123–29, 131–33, 237n6, 242n13; Soros and, 134–37; trade policies, 108, 126–32; Wolfowitz and, 29–30 The Closing of the American Mind, 23 Cold War, 80, 103; American studies and, 54–56...

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