The Resource Age of anger : a history of the present, Pankaj Mishra

Age of anger : a history of the present, Pankaj Mishra

Label
Age of anger : a history of the present
Title
Age of anger
Title remainder
a history of the present
Statement of responsibility
Pankaj Mishra
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"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 Trump, from a rise in vengeful nationalism across the world to racism and misogyny on social media? In [this book], Pankaj Mishra answers our bewilderment by casting his gaze back to the eighteenth century, before leading us to the present. He shows that as the world became modern those who were unable to fulfill its promises--freedom, stability and prosperity--were increasingly susceptible to demagogues. The many who came late to this new world or were left, or pushed, behind, reacted in ... similar ways: intense hatred of invented enemies, attempts to re-create an imaginary golden age, and self-empowerment through ... violence"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mishra, Pankaj
Dewey number
909.8
Index
index present
LC call number
D217
LC item number
.M45 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World politics
  • World politics
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Civilization, Western
  • Anger
  • Social change
  • Youth
  • Nationalism
  • Terrorism
  • Religion and politics
Label
Age of anger : a history of the present, Pankaj Mishra
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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 ; II. Messianic visions -- Finding true freedom and equality : The heritage of nihilism -- Finding reality
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
ix, 406 pages
Isbn
9780374274788
Lccn
2016050813
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 2016050813
  • (OCoLC)946693761
Label
Age of anger : a history of the present, Pankaj Mishra
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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 ; II. Messianic visions -- Finding true freedom and equality : The heritage of nihilism -- Finding reality
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
ix, 406 pages
Isbn
9780374274788
Lccn
2016050813
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 2016050813
  • (OCoLC)946693761

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