The Devil's Historians (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
208
Utgivningsdatum
2020-05-28
Förlag
University of Toronto Press
Illustrationer
4 Illustrations, unspecified
Dimensioner
213 x 137 x 18 mm
Vikt
250 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9781487587840
The Devil's Historians (häftad)

The Devil's Historians

How Modern Extremists Abuse the Medieval Past

Häftad Engelska, 2020-05-28
210
  • Skickas inom 5-8 vardagar.
  • Gratis frakt inom Sverige över 159 kr för privatpersoner.
Amy S. Kaufman and Paul B. Sturtevant examine the many ways in which the medieval past has been manipulated to promote discrimination, oppression, and murder. Tracing the fetish for "medieval times" behind toxic ideologies like nationalism, antisemitism, Islamophobia, misogyny, and white supremacy, Kaufman and Sturtevant show us how the Middle Ages have been twisted for political purposes in every century that followed. The Devil's Historians casts aside the myth of an oppressive, patriarchal medieval monoculture and reveals a medieval world not often shown in popular culture: one that is diverse, thriving, courageous, compelling, and complex.
Visa hela texten

Passar bra ihop

  1. The Devil's Historians
  2. +
  3. Cultural Heritage and the Future

De som köpt den här boken har ofta också köpt Cultural Heritage and the Future av Cornelius Holtorf, Anders Hoegberg (häftad).

Köp båda 2 för 669 kr

Kundrecensioner

Har du läst boken? Sätt ditt betyg »

Fler böcker av författarna

  • Devil's Historians

    Amy Kaufman, Paul Sturtevant

    Amy S. Kaufman and Paul B. Sturtevant examine the many ways in which the medieval past has been manipulated to promote discrimination, oppression, and murder. Tracing the fetish for &quote;medieval times&quote; behind toxic ideologies like nationa...

Recensioner i media

"This is an important overview of both extremism in society today and its use of medieval symbols, folktales, and rewritten history by groups to justify everything from degradation of women to racism to the arbitrary construct of two genders." -- Wendy J. Turner * <em>Medievally Speaking </em> *

Övrig information

Amy S. Kaufman is a scholar of medieval studies and popular culture. Paul B. Sturtevant is Editor in Chief of The Public Medievalist and a Visitor Research Specialist at The Smithsonian Institution.

Innehållsförteckning

Acknowledgments Introduction: Weaponizing History 1. The Middle Ages: Foundational Myths 2. Nationalism and Nostalgia 3. The "Clash of Civilizations" 4. White (Supremacist) Knights 5. Knights in Shining Armor and Damsels in Distress 6. Medievalism and Religious Extremism Epilogue: The Future of the Medieval Past Notes Further Reading