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Videos: Chapter Thirteen

July 21, 2011

This post contains video materials for chapter thirteen, which deals with how our identities affect global politics.

President Franklin D. Roosevelt warns of “fifth columnists” (1940).

 

The British class structure.

 

The British upper class.

 

The 1917 socialist revolution in Russia ending with the Internationale as depicted in the film “Reds.”

 

Vladimir Ilych Lenin (four parts).

 

Geert Wilders, Dutch opponent of Muslim immigration to Europe (three parts).

 

Turkey’s “European identity.”

 

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his country’s application to join the EU.

 

Feminist author Joan W. Scott discusses the French ban on headscarves.

 

Riots by young Muslims in the suburbs of Paris.

 

British Muslim radicals protest soldiers returning from Afghanistan.

 

Shakyh Hamza Yusuf Hanson on religion and violence.

 

French President Nicolas Sarkozy denounces the wearing of the Islamic burqa.

 

Major Nidal Hasan Malik and the massacre at Ft. Hood.

 

The failed terror attack in New York City’s Times Square by alleged bomber Faisal Shahzad, a naturalized U.S. citizen.

 

The internment of Japanese-Americans in World War Two.

 

Ethnic conflict in Darfur, Sudan.

 

The favelas of Rio de Janeiro.

 

Today’s globalized elite meet in Davos, Switzerland.

 

An interview with Chechnya’s Dzhokhar Dudayev.

 

Chechen terrorist Shamil Basayev.

 

“Orange Walk,” Bellshill, Ireland (2011).

 

Nationalism on film, La Marseillaise from “Casablanca” (1942).

 

Giuseppe Mazzini.

 

Race, racism, eugenics, and Social Darwinism.

 

Kurdish nationalism.

 

Funeral of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.

 

Ethno-religious conflict in Nigeria.

 

Slobodan Milosevic, Serb nationalism, ethnic conflict, and the death of Yugoslavia (five parts).

 

On the road to war in Yugoslavia: Serb vs. Croat (five parts).

 

Civil war engulfs Yugoslavia (five parts).

 

The Bosnian agony and “ethnic cleansing” (five parts).

 

Professor Samuel P. Huntington summarizes his belief in a “clash of civilizations.”

 

Professor Edward Said critique of Huntington’s “clash of civilizations.”

 

What matters: culture or ideology?

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