region. However, they fail to examine the issue any further. As a crucial moment of conict between Japan and the United States, the ability to exercise direct control in the maintenance of hegemonicpower is signicant in the articulation of the links between regional hegemony and the forms of Japanese
internet country address is not required is the US. Here arises contestation over signs of hegemonicpower. Chinese regulation of the internet is one example and, more recently, the US demand that all airlines flying passengers into the US collect and communicate personal information about their passengers
assets even more, and encouraging further financial speculation. The hegemonicpower in the interstate system, hoping to enjoy a ‘golden autumn’ from accumulation in the financial sector, will do all in its power to extend international circuits of financial capital. In periods of economic slowdown, most
oﬀensive in order to reassert their dominance. In this context, they orchestrated an attack, not only to reaﬃrm the place of the United States as a hegemonicpower but, more generally, of an Anglo-Saxon form of capitalism based on ﬁnancial accumulation. In the end, neoliberalism turned into a concerted
which one power, the hegemonicpower, is raised above others, not so much by force as by force of example, or as exemplar. It is the notion of Empire as, in Dominic Lieven’s terms, ‘rst and foremost, a very great power that has left its mark on the international relations of its era’. 4 It is Empire as
-destructiveness. Although a major factor of past instability and self-destructiveness (inter-imperialist wars) is unlikely to intervene, the attempt of today’s declining hegemonicpower (the United States) to impose on the world an exploitative domination may well become a more important Lineages of Empire 13 29 See
victorious hegemonicpower. If Tooze had addressed the well-established facts on this issue, he would likely not have been able to conclude on such an affirmative note and insist on the transatlantic happy end that supposedly put paid to the German elites’ adventures between 1931 and 1948.
more people realise their true interests, the more heroically they will act’. 24 Workers do not act out of instinct, but in line with interests that they come to understand from experience, reﬂection, and through the explanations of the Social Democrats, which can overcome the hegemonicpower of
farmers in China may in fact be enhanced by the stark nature of the neoliberal capitalism which dominates the state. Lutze’s rendition of the hegemonicpower of capital in the decades since the death of Mao is compelling, but may not constitute the complete end of the revolution.
The oppressions of
of hegemonicpower also extend into communications and academic culture, as Derrida notes, and, 'whatever may be the conflicts, inequalities, or overdeterminations among them, they communicate and co-operate at every moment toward producing the greatest force with which to assure the hegemony or the