Not with a Bang But a Whimper (inbunden)
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Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
266
Utgivningsdatum
2008-09-02
Förlag
Ivan R Dee, Inc
Illustrationer
Black & white illustrations
Dimensioner
230 x 155 x 25 mm
Vikt
50 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
8:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Blue Digital Cloth Cover w/Jacket on Creme w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9781566637954
Not with a Bang But a Whimper (inbunden)

Not with a Bang But a Whimper

The Politics and Culture of Decline

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Theodore Dalrymple's brilliant new collection of writings follows on the extraordinary success of his earlier books, Life at the Bottom and Our Culture, What's Left of It. No writer today is more adept and incisive in exploring the state of our culture and the ideas that are changing our ways of life. In Not with a Bang But a Whimper, he takes the measure of our cultural decline, with special attention to Britain-its bureaucratic muddle, oppressive welfare mentality, and aimless young-all pursued in the name of democracy and freedom. He shows how terrorism and the growing numbers of Muslim minorities have changed our public life. Also here are Mr. Dalrymple's trenchant observations on artists and ideologues, and on the treatment of criminals and the mentally disturbed, his area of medical interest.
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Mr. Dalrymple illuminates with great clarity and precision some of the most difficult problems of our times. The Washington Times Beautifully written, insightful, and often sad. Neofusionist Brilliant essays. Conservative Book Club

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Theodore Dalrymple is a British doctor and writer who has worked on four continents and has most recently practiced in a British inner-city hospital and prison. He is a contributing editor for City Journal in the United States and writes a column for the London Spectator. His earlier collections of essays, Life at the Bottom and Our Culture, What's Left of It, have been widely praised.