1st Edition

Culture and International Relations Narratives, Natives and Tourists

By Julie Reeves Copyright 2004
    240 Pages
    by Routledge

    240 Pages
    by Routledge

    Culture and International Relations contextually re-examines the history of international relations in order to explore how the discipline has imported and employed the concept of culture. The author challenges the notion that IR has only been interested in culture since the end of the Cold War by tracing different understandings of culture throughout its history.

    1. The Civilizing Mission of Culture
    2. Cultural Internationalism
    3. The Ever Disappearing Native
    4. The Nationalization of Culture
    5. International Cultural Society
    6. Strategies, Civilizations & Difference Conclusion: Fates and Futures


    Julie Reeves

    'Reeves is to be commended for an incisive and powerful monograph which shows that commitment and academic rigour are by no means mutually exclusive.' - Journal of Contemporary European Studies