Spring 2017 Books by Princeton University Press

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the emergence of globalism visions of world order in britain and the united states 1939–1950 or rosenboim during and after the second world war public intellectuals in britain and the united states grappled with concerns about the future of democracy the prospects of liberty and the decline of the imperial system without using the term “globalization,” they identified a shift toward technological economic cultural and political interconnectedness and developed a “globalist” ideology to reflect this new postwar reality the emergence of globalism examines the competing visions of world order that shaped these debates and led to the development of globalism as a modern political concept shedding critical light on this neglected chapter in the history of political thought or rosenboim describes how a transnational network of globalist thinkers emerged from the traumas of war and expatriation in the 1940s and how their ideas drew widely from political philosophy geopolitics economics imperial thought constitutional law theology and philosophy of science she presents compelling portraits of raymond aron owen lattimore lionel robbins barbara wootton friedrich hayek lionel curtis richard mckeon michael polanyi lewis mumford jacques maritain reinhold niebuhr h g wells and others rosenboim shows how the globalist debate they embarked on sought to balance the tensions between a growing recognition of pluralism on the one hand and an appreciation of the unity of humankind on the other an engaging look at the ideas that have shaped today’s world the emergence of globalism is a major work of intellectual history that is certain to fundamentally transform our understanding of the globalist ideal and its origins how competing visions of world order in the 1940s gave rise to the modern concept of globalism “the best study ever written on english-language global thought in the 1940s rosenboim’s insightful cutting-edge book will enjoy a lasting impact.” —samuel moyn author of the last utopia human rights in history “a pleasure to read this excellent book stands out as a major contribution to our growing understanding of the history of twentieth-century international thought rosenboim forces us to rethink that history and by implication how we interpret international relations today.” —lucian m ashworth author of a history of international thought or rosenboim is a research fellow in politics at queens’ college university of cambridge she was awarded the prestigious prix raymond aron in 2014 april 978-0-691-16872-2 cloth $37.50s 352 pages 9 maps 6 x 9 intellectual history political theory intellectual history 117