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Huntington, Samuel,

1731–96, political leader in the American Revolution, signer of the Declaration of Independence, b. Windham, Conn. He was a delegate (1775–84) to and president (1779–81) of the Continental Congress before serving as governor of Connecticut (1786–96).


See A. E. Waugh, Samuel Huntington and His Family (1968).

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Samuel Huntington refuta o multiculturalismo interno (que ameaca os Estados Unidos e o Ocidente) e o universalismo externo (que ameaca o Ocidente e o mundo), pois ambos, segundo entende, negam a singularidade da cultura ocidental.
They can accept the realism of Samuel Huntington not in despair--as a chastened liberal might--but in confidence that the measures we need do not mean the sacrifice of our ideals.
In essence, Campbell and Auerswald continue a dialogue started more than 50 years ago by Samuel Huntington, Morris Janowitz, and Samuel Finer.
Chung (mission and world Christianity, Luther Seminary) compares the contemporary age of global capitalism, both highly integrated and yet marked by Samuel Huntington's notion of civilizational clash, to the First Axial Age, when Confucius wrote and taught how to restore social harmony during the "warring states period" of China.
In 1993, SAMUEL HUNTINGTON wrote his controversial Foreign Affairs article, "The Clash of Civilizations?"--arguing that future international conflict fault lines would be shaped by global cultural divisions.
Rockmore's analysis of Harvard's Samuel Huntington significantly veers from his critique of Bush.
According to Ruzin, in the year when 20 years from the publishing of Samuel Huntington's text "Clash of Civilizations" that insisted on showing that after the wall of communism and the development of globalization, the political nationalism is to reduce, we witness a typical Huntington rivalry of the iconographies of Macedonians and Albanians.
ARGENTINA, PORTUGAL, THE Soviet Union: All turned democratic during what the political scientist Samuel Huntington famously called the "Third Wave" of democratization, a phenomenon of the 1970s, '80s, and early '90s.
As a work of meta-history, much of the material here is familiar as Fukuyama retreads ground covered by Samuel Huntington, Immanuel Wallerstein and others.
The book makes an enormous contribution to debates on "clash of civilizations" by critically examining various cases of war and conflict, which is one of the key elements of the thesis formulated by Samuel Huntington and popularized by the media.
Founded in 1970 by Samuel Huntington and Warren Demian Manshel, Foreign Policy is the premier, award-winning magazine of global politics, economics,and ideas.