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The futile crusade

Sidney Lens

The futile crusade

anti-communism as American credo.

by Sidney Lens

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Published by Quadrangle Books in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • World politics -- 1945-,
    • Anti-communist movements -- United States,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesAnti-communism as American credo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE744 .L486
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p.
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5912291M
      LC Control Number64014137
      OCLC/WorldCa259820

      The book focuses on accounts of miracles reported to have happened in the course of the crusade, especially the miracle of the intervention of saints in the Battle of Antioch. Lapina shows why and how chroniclers used these miracles to provide historical precedent and to reconcile the messiness of history with the conviction that history was.   • The quotes from G.K. Chesterton are taken from his essay, The Meaning of the Crusade, which originally appeared in The New Jerusalem (out .

      Vol Issue 1 March , pp. The Futile Crusade: Anti-Communism as American Credo. The Folly of War is a hard-hitting, critical analysis of American wars in the 20th century that set a pattern for the early 21st century. Drawing on a wide rage of sources and rigorously marshaling the facts, the book concludes that these wars have been futile, unnecessary and foolish. Rejecting the Left's contention that American foreign policy has been driven by greedy corporate interests.

      The crusade and quagmire traditions are especially dangerous in combination. Indeed, the Bush administration was a pure exponent of the crusade and quagmire traditions. Officials were determined to overthrow tyrants, defeat evil, and transform the world, but the administration was also allergic to the very notion of nation building. The Crusades were a series of military campaigns that took place between the 11th and 13th centuries against the Muslims, or Saracens, to reconquer the Holy Land (other conflicts, such as the campaigns against the Moors in Spain, the Baltic pagans, or even the Albigensian heretics, were occasionally styled "crusades", but in the popular mind, it is the Palestinian campaigns that dominate). The.


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Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: pages 22 cm: Other Titles: Anti-communism as American credo. Reviews. User-contributed reviews. Buy Now from Mises Store Sidney Lens, by his analysis of the roots of the Cold War In The Futile Crusade, Anti-Communism as American Credo, challenges observers of American politics to a total re-examination of the American political scene.

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Sidney Lens (–), also known by his birth name Sid Okun, was an American labor leader, political activist, and author, best known for his book, The Day Before Doomsday, which warns of the prospect of nuclear annihilation, published in by also wrote a history of U.S.

intervention abroad, The Forging of the American Empire, originally published in and republished. The Crusades have inspired a vast amount of writing since the very beginning. Most scholars date their beginnings to November CE, when Pope Urban II stepped onto a rostrum outside the town of.

The book clearly bears the flaws of its era by reading into the past a Castilian-centered vision of Spanish history, by playing down the role of non-Iberians in the peninsular Crusades, and by failing to connect Iberian Crusades to the wider Crusade movement, but it compensates for these deficiencies by the sheer wealth of documentation it.

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This book is about the First Crusade () that followed, and saw several armies of 'armed pilgrims' march across Europe to the Holy Land/5(8). The Siege of Acre (also called the Fall of Acre) took place in and resulted in the Crusaders losing control of Acre to the is considered one of the most important battles of the period.

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Observational data show clearly that the predictions of unacceptable warming by more carbon dioxide are wrong. that it is futile for Western commentators to respond to such a perspective by pointing out the numerous dierences between the contemporary global scene and the age of the crusades: what is at issue is the mindset of an Islamic group that perceives continuities in terms of what the Muslim world is experiencing at the hands of non-Muslims.

W hen the first edition of this book appeared in the world was a different place. Then, the crusades were a faraway concept, an odd series of they were simply tiny and futile attempts to halt the expansion of Islam.

The crusade, first and foremost, was a war against Muslims for the defense of the Christian faith and people. An analysis of America's for‐eign policy is given by Sidney Lens in his new book, “The Futile Crusade,” which Quad‐rangle books of Chicago will issue on June He raises and discusses such.

During the First Crusade launched inthousands of Europeans fought to liberate Jerusalem from the Seljuk Turks. Bythey had succeeded, and in the decades that followed, Franks settled in the newly conquered territory, creating a rich intellectual and cultural life.

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