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The Barbarian Temperament

Towards a Postmodern Critical Theory, 1st Edition

By Stejpan Mestrovic

Routledge

348 pages

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This scintillating book by one of the most interesting young sociologists currently working in the USA is a provocative and timely contribution to the debate on civilization, modernity and postmodernity. The author argues that modernity never jettisoned barbarism. Instead barbarism was repackaged in modern and postmodern traditions and cultures.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General