Enemies of Modernity

Imaginaries of Modernity: Politics, Cultures, Tensions  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by arundhati at Sept. 19, 2017
Imaginaries of Modernity: Politics, Cultures, Tensions

John Rundell, "Imaginaries of Modernity: Politics, Cultures, Tensions"
2017 | ISBN-10: 1472482174 | 336 pages | PDF | 3 MB
Enemies of the Enlightenment: The French Counter-Enlightenment and the Making of Modernity

Darrin M. McMahon, "Enemies of the Enlightenment: The French Counter-Enlightenment and the Making of Modernity"
ISBN: 0195136853, 0195158938 | 2002 | EPUB | 288 pages | 4 MB
Enemies of the Enlightenment: The French Counter-Enlightenment and the Making of Modernity by Darrin M. McMahon (Repost)

Enemies of the Enlightenment: The French Counter-Enlightenment and the Making of Modernity by Darrin M. McMahon
English | July 18, 2002 | ISBN: 0195158938 | 288 Pages | PDF | 17,4 MB
Enemies of the Enlightenment: The French Counter-Enlightenment and the Making of Modernity

Enemies of the Enlightenment: The French Counter-Enlightenment and the Making of Modernity
Oxford University Press, USA | July 18, 2002 | ISBN-10: 0195158938 | 288 pages | PDF | 17.4 Mb

Critics have long treated the most important intellectual movement of modern history–the Enlightenment–as if it took shape in the absence of opposition.
Enemies of All Humankind: Fictions of Legitimate Violence (Re-Mapping the Transnational: A Dartmouth Series in American Studies

Enemies of All Humankind: Fictions of Legitimate Violence (Re-Mapping the Transnational: A Dartmouth Series in American Studies) by Sonja Schillings
English | Dec. 6, 2016 | ISBN: 1512600156 | 304 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

Hostis humani generis, meaning “enemy of humankind,” is the legal basis by which Western societies have defined such criminals as pirates, torturers, or terrorists as beyond the pale of civilization.
Winter Is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must Be Stopped [Audiobook]

Winter Is Coming: Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must Be Stopped [Audiobook] by Garry Kasparov
English | October 27th, 2015 | ASIN: B015OYEKK2, ISBN: 1511365447 | MP3@64 kbps | 11 hrs 45 mins | 322.37 MB
Narrator: George Backman

The ascension of Vladimir Putin - a former lieutenant colonel of the KGB - to the presidency of Russia in 1999 should have been a signal that the country was headed away from democracy. Yet in the intervening years - as America and the world's other leading powers have continued to appease him - Putin has grown into not only a dictator but a global threat. With his vast resources and nuclear weapons, Putin is at the center of a worldwide assault on political liberty.
Tang Junyi: Confucian Philosophy and the Challenge of Modernity (Modern Chinese Philosophy)

Tang Junyi: Confucian Philosophy and the Challenge of Modernity (Modern Chinese Philosophy) by Thomas Frohlich
English | Apr. 26, 2017 | ISBN: 9004330143 | 334 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

Tang Junyi's modern Confucianism ranks among the most ambitious philosophical projects in 20th century China. In Tang Junyi: Confucian Philosophy and the Challenge of Modernity, Thomas Frohlich examines Tang Junyi's intellectual reaction to a time of cataclysmic change marked by two Chinese revolutions (1911 and 1949), two world wars, the Cold War period, rapid modernization in East Asia, and the experience of exile.
Sensationalism and the Genealogy of Modernity: A Global Nineteenth-Century Perspective [Repost]

Sensationalism and the Genealogy of Modernity: A Global Nineteenth-Century Perspective by Alberto Gabriele
English | 12 Apr. 2017 | ISBN: 1137601280 | 328 Pages | PDF | 4.66 MB

This book maps out the temporal and geographic coordinates of the trope of sensationalism in the long nineteenth century through a comparative approach. Not only juxtaposing different geographical areas (Europe, Asia and Oceania), this volume also disperses its history over a longue durée,

How the West Won: The Neglected Story of the Triumph of Modernity (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by roxul at July 19, 2017
How the West Won: The Neglected Story of the Triumph of Modernity (Repost)

Professor Rodney Stark, "How the West Won: The Neglected Story of the Triumph of Modernity"
English | ISBN: 1610170857 | 2014 | 432 pages | EPUB | 1 MB

Walking and the Aesthetics of Modernity  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at July 18, 2017
Walking and the Aesthetics of Modernity

Walking and the Aesthetics of Modernity: Pedestrian Mobility in Literature and the Arts by Klaus Benesch, François Specq
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137602821 | 331 Pages | PDF | 7.8 MB

This book gathers together an array of international scholars, critics, and artists concerned with the issue of walking as a theme in modern literature, philosophy, and the arts.