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A world ignited : how apostles of ethnic, religious, and racial hatred torch the globe

Author: Martin Tolchin; Susan J Tolchin
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A World Ignited is about the surge of anger that has swept the world in the last decade, its myriad causes, its toll in lives and human misery. The authors conclude this important and timely book in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Tolchin; Susan J Tolchin
ISBN: 0742536572 9780742536579
OCLC Number: 153581427
Notes: Originally published: 2006.
Description: xvi, 245 pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Ancient hatreds, modern wars --
That light sleeper: anti-semitism --
Religion and the rise of anger --
The psychology of anger --
Blood diamonds: economic rights and world anger --
Sadat and the "October 6th victory: from anger to peace --
Hearts & minds: pre-emptive war and world anger --
Megabytes of hate --
The politics of hope --
Appendix A. Global anti-semitism --
Appendix B. Genocide and the 20th century --
Appendix C. Truth commissions --
varieties of justice --
Bibliography.
Responsibility: Martin and Susan J. Tolchin.

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This is a much-needed book that rips up the roots of rage. The crusading Tolchins have done it again. -- William Safire, THE NEW YORK TIMES SUNDAY MAGAZINE A scholarly work that is wonderfully Read more...

 
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