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The violence of modernity

Debarati Sanyal

The violence of modernity

Baudelaire, irony and the politics of form

by Debarati Sanyal

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English


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StatementDebarati Sanyal.
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LC ClassificationsPQ
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 276 p. ;
Number of Pages276
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Open LibraryOL22735587M
ISBN 100801883083

In the literature, the psychology, and most recently the military history of modernity, Girard discerns a consistent slide into an apocalypse that challenges modern ideas . This book offers a better insight into the comparison of Western and Islamic cultures, with studies that address the issues of Islam and modernity, violence in Islamic law and history, and respect for individuals' privacy in Islamic cultures.

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