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Exporting Freedom

Religious Liberty and American Power

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$46.50 • £37.95 • €42.00

ISBN 9780674286023

Publication Date: 01/04/2016


296 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


Exporting Freedom makes a valuable and important contribution both to the scholarship and to a pressing, ongoing public conversation about the appropriate role of the United States in securing and protecting religious liberty abroad. The book usefully contextualizes the development of human-rights law and policy dealing with religious liberty and, in so doing, helps to refute—or at least to complicate—the view that American policymakers’ solicitude for religious liberty abroad is, and always has been, cynical or disingenuous.—Richard W. Garnett, University of Notre Dame

Exporting Freedom draws attention to a significant but under-examined topic: religious liberty in U.S. foreign policy. This fascinating book will add to our understanding of both religion in international relations and the history of America in the world.—Andrew Preston, University of Cambridge

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