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Age of anger : a history of the present

Author: Pankaj Mishra
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First American editionView all editions and formats
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"How can we explain the origins of the great wave of paranoid hatreds that seem inescapable in our close-knit world?from American shooters and ISIS to Donald Trump, from a rise in vengeful nationalism across the world to racism and misogyny on social media? In Age of Anger, Pankaj Mishra answers our bewilderment by casting his gaze back to the eighteenth century before leading us to the present."--Amazon.com.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pankaj Mishra
ISBN: 9780374274788 0374274789
OCLC Number: 969973008
Description: ix, 406 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue: Forgotten Conjunctures --
Clearing a Space : History's Winners and their Illusions --
Loving Oneself Through Others : Progress and its Contradictions --
Losing My Religion : Islam, Secularism and Revolution --
Regaining My Religion : I. Nationalism Unbound; I I. Messianic Visions --
Finding True Freedom and Equality : The Heritage of Nihilism --
Epilogue: Finding Reality.
Responsibility: Pankaj Mishra.

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"How can we explain the origins of the great wave of paranoid hatreds that seem inescapable in our close-knit world?from American shooters and ISIS to Donald Trump, from a rise in vengeful nationalism across the world to racism and misogyny on social media? In Age of Anger, Pankaj Mishra answers our bewilderment by casting his gaze back to the eighteenth century before leading us to the present."--Amazon.com.

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