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Americas Plural: Old Wine in New Bottles?

James Dunkerley Properly the denomination “Amea” belongs to the entire hemisphere, as Jefferson recognized when he wrote to Alexander von Humboldt in 1813 that, “Amea has a hemisphere to itself.” . . . Yet although the Founding Fathers had successfully invented a ate, inspiration failed them when it came to inventing a name. “The United ates of Amea” it was to remain, once “Columbia” and “Freedonia” had fallen by the wayside. . . . By default, all the inhabitants of the new republic arrogated to themselves the name of “Ameans,” for what else could they be called? In the process, they deprived all the other peoples of the hemisphere of their collective, and coelled the pluralization of “Amea” into “the Ameas.” — John Elliott, Do the Ameas Have a Common Hiory? t is today both reasonable and unsurprising to ask, where does Latin Amea begin? Where, indeed, do Canada and the United ates of Amea end? The promotion of globalization both within and without the academy has popularized and legitimized the queioning of the sovereignty and analytical supremacy of the nation-ate, although, perhaps, less so for the United ates than any other. One rong subrate of interpreting globalization is http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East Duke University Press

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