The Clash of Civilizations is a hypothesis that people’s cultural and religious identities will be the primary source of conflict in the post-Cold War world. The American political scientist Samuel P. Huntington argued that future. Samuel Huntington argues in his landmark essay that after the Cold War, conflicts over cultural and religious identity will dominate global politics. ¿Choque de civilizaciones? (pp. ). Samuel P. Huntington. https://www. Read Online · Download PDF; Save; Cite this Item · xml.

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In the past, world history was mainly about the struggles between monarchs, nations and ideologies, such as seen within Western civilization. Testing Cultural Legacies and the Civilization Border. Warehouse Deals Open-Box Discounts. See all free Kindle reading apps. Huntington argues that Russia is primarily a non-Western state although he seems to agree that it shares a considerable amount of cultural ancestry with the modern West.

In the Intermediate Region, therefore, one cannot speak of a civilizational clash or external conflict, but rather an internal conflict, not for cultural domination, but for political succession. More than 10 years ago, I bought and read this good book in a Brazilian ediction, translated to the Portuguese language, here in Brazil.


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They have a set of mutual cultural, social, economic and political views and norms which radically differ from those in the West and the Far East. This page was last edited on 12 Decemberat For example, he wrote in this book, that Protestantism is a good force to lathin-americans.


Huntington refers to countries that are seeking to affiliate with another civilization as “torn countries”.

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Specifically, he identifies common Chinese and Islamic interests in the areas of weapons proliferation, human rights, and democracy that conflict with those of the West, and feels that these are areas in which the two civilizations will cooperate. In addition, the clash of civilizations, for Huntington, represents a development of history.

But after the end of the Cold Warworld politics moved into a new phase, in which non-Western civilizations are no longer the exploited recipients of Western civilization but have become additional important actors joining the West to shape and move world history.

This conflict dates back as far as the initial huntingtonn of Islam into Europeits eventual expulsion in the Iberian reconquestthe attacks of the Ottoman Turks on Eastern Europe and Vienna, and the European imperial division of the Islamic nations in the s and s.

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He argues there is no “Islamic civilization” nor a “Western civilization”, and that the evidence for a civilization clash is not convincing, especially when considering relationships such as that between the United States and Saudi Arabia. Visit the Help Desk. However, Kitsikis establishes an integrated civilization comprising these two peoples along with those belonging to the less dominant religions civilozaciones Shia IslamAlevismand Judaism.

According to Berman, conflict arises because of philosophical beliefs various groups share or do not shareregardless of cultural or religious identity. This article contains weasel words: Young Islam on Trek: Lae of what he terms the ” Islamic Resurgence ” include the Iranian revolution and the first Gulf War. Oxford University Press; Huntington believes this to be a real consequence of several factors, including the previously mentioned Muslim youth bulge and population growth and Islamic proximity to many civilizations including Sinic, Orthodox, Western, and African.


Fault line conflicts are on a local level and occur between adjacent states belonging to different civilizations or within states that are home to populations from different civilizations. He offers three forms of general actions that non-Western civilization can take in response to Western countries. English Choose a language for shopping. Huntington argues that a ” Sino-Islamic connection ” is emerging in which China will cooperate more closely with IranPakistan, and other states to augment its international position.

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Huntington argues that the Islamic civilization has experienced a massive population explosion which is fueling instability both on the borders of Islam and in its interior, where fundamentalist movements are becoming increasingly popular. About 1, years of Islamic history shows another thing. Core state conflicts are on a global level between the major states of different civilizations. Huntington also believes that some of the factors contributing to this conflict are that both Christianity upon which Western civilization is based and Islam are:.

Hestia,pp. Perhaps the most controversial statement Huntington made in the Foreign Affairs article was that “Islam has bloody borders”. Huntington argues that the trends of global conflict after the end of the Cold War are increasingly appearing at these civilizational divisions. Noam Chomsky has criticized the concept of the clash of civilizations as just being a new justification for the United States “for any atrocities that they wanted to carry out”, which was required after the Cold War as the Soviet Union was no longer a viable threat.

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