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Scapegoat : a history of blaming other people

Author: Charlie Campbell
Publisher: London ; New York : Duckworth Overlook, 2011.
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Traces the history of blaming others, exposes the anger and irrationality of it, and reveals man's capacity to cast blame.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charlie Campbell
ISBN: 9780715638743 0715638742 9781590207161 1590207165
OCLC Number: 738368007
Description: 207 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The word "scapegoat" --
The ritual scapegoat --
The king and the scapegoat --
The Christian scapegoat --
Christ the scapegoat --
The Jewish scapegoat --
The sexual scapegoat --
The literal scapegoat --
The communist scapegoat --
The financial scapegoat --
The medical scapegoat --
The conspiracy theory --
Alfred Dreyfus --
The psychology of scapegoating.
Responsibility: Charlie Campbell.
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'This is a relevant and timely subject and Charlie Campbell is terrifically good company. It's not often that I wish a book were longer' Frances Wilson, Telegraph 'The word 'history' in the subtitle Read more...

 
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