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The Resource Age of anger : a history of the present, Pankaj Mishra, (sound recording)

Age of anger : a history of the present, Pankaj Mishra, (sound recording)

Label
Age of anger : a history of the present
Title
Age of anger
Title remainder
a history of the present
Statement of responsibility
Pankaj Mishra
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Publisher
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"One of our most important public intellectuals reveals the hidden history of our current global crisis. How can we explain the origins of the great wave of paranoid hatreds that seem inescapable in our close-knit world--from American 'shooters' and ISIS to Trump, from a rise in vengeful nationalism across the world to racism and misogyny on social media? In Age of Anger, Pankaj Mishra answers our bewilderment by casting his gaze back to the eighteenth century, before leading us to the present. He shows that as the world became modern those who were unable to fulfill its promises--freedom, stability and prosperity--were increasingly susceptible to demagogues. The many who came late to this new world or were left, or pushed, behind, reacted in horrifyingly similar ways: intense hatred of invented enemies, attempts to re-create an imaginary golden age, and self-empowerment through spectacular violence. It was from among the ranks of the disaffected that the militants of the 19th century arose--angry young men who became cultural nationalists in Germany, messianic revolutionaries in Russia, bellicose chauvinists in Italy, and anarchist terrorists internationally. Today, just as then, the wider embrace of mass politics, technology, and the pursuit of wealth and individualism has cast many more billions adrift in a literally demoralized world, uprooted from tradition but still far from modernity--with the same terrible results. Making startling connections and comparisons, Age of Anger is a book of immense urgency and profound argument. It is a history of our present predicament unlike any other"--
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Provided by publisher
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Mishra, Pankaj
Dewey number
909.8
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Derek Perkins
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Perkins, Derek.
  • Tantor Media
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Anger
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Civilization, Western
  • Nationalism
  • Religion and politics
  • Anger
  • Social change
  • Terrorism
  • World politics
  • World politics
  • Youth
Label
Age of anger : a history of the present, Pankaj Mishra, (sound recording)
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Publication
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Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
10 audio discs (12 hours)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781515913887
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • pr01265268
  • 858540
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Age of anger : a history of the present, Pankaj Mishra, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 inches
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
10 audio discs (12 hours)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781515913887
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • pr01265268
  • 858540
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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