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Bloody Revenge

Emotions, Nationalism, And War, 1st Edition

By Thomas J. Scheff


162 pages

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In this book, the author argues that the roots of protracted conflict lie in unacknowledged feelings of shame and rage. He builds from the assumption that the social bond is a real and palpable phenomena and that in every type of human contact the bond is built, maintained, repaired, or damaged.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Quarrel and Impasse in a Marriage Part One: Theory and Method 2. Pride and Shame: The Master Emotions 3. Alienation and Conflict: A Theory of Interminable Conflict Part Two: Applications 4. The World Social System: The Origins of World War I 5. The Origins of World War II: Hitler's Appeal to the Germans Part Three: Conclusion 6. Acknowledgment and Reconciliation

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