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Why Arendt matters

Author: Elisabeth Young-Bruehl
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006.
Series: Why X matters.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1951, publication of The Origins of Totalitarianism brought Hannah Arendt immediate recognition as a political thinker of the first order, and over the next quarter-century, she published numerous books that profoundly influenced the way America and Europe addressed the central questions and dilemmas of World War II. Yet for many, the significance of Arendt's work has been lost in the controversy surrounding a  Read more...
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Young-Bruehl, Elisabeth.
Why Arendt matters.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607843319
Named Person: Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt; Hannah Arendt
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elisabeth Young-Bruehl
ISBN: 0300120443 9780300120448 9780300120448 9780300136197 0300136196
OCLC Number: 69992417
Notes: Series from jacket.
Description: 232 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The origins of totalitarianism and the twenty-first century --
The human condition and actions that matter --
Thinking about The life of the mind.
Series Title: Why X matters.
Responsibility: Elisabeth Young-Bruehl.
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Upon publication of her 'field manual', "The Origins of Totalitarianism", in 1951, Hannah Arendt gained recognition as a major political analyst. This title considers what Arendt's analysis of the  Read more...

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