Christopher Hitchens | Criticism

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SOURCE: Anderson, Stuart. Review of Blood, Class, and Nostalgia, by Christopher Hitchens. Journal of American History 78, no. 2 (September 1991): 699–700.

In the following review, Anderson offers a negative assessment of Blood, Class, and Nostalgia.

The theme of this mystifyingly titled book [Blood, Class, and Nostalgia] is the so-called special relationship between Great Britain and the United States and how that relationship has developed from the end of the nineteenth century to the present day. Christopher Hitchens's major thesis is that, at various crucial moments in the history of United States foreign policy since the time of the Spanish-American War, the British ruling class has used pressure and cajolery to seduce Americans into following policies that may have been in the British interest but were probably not in the long-range interest of the United States itself. Thus Hitchens strongly implies, where he does not straightforwardly assert, that without the British connection...

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