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Ohana, David
In the turbulent period between 1870 and 1930, the contours on modernity were taking shape, especially the connections between technology, politics and aesthetics. The trilogy "The Nihilist Order" traces the genealogy of the nihilist-totalitarian syndrome. Georges Sorel (1847-1922) was the first political philosopher to develop a systematic theory of political myth, one that had profound impact on radical leaders and totalitarian movements of the twentieth century. While he was a highly respected early political sociologist, his writings transcended disciplinary boundaries in their creation of a modern political mythology. Believing that ideology was too abstract, general and ineffective to be instrumental in the political mobilisation of the masses, he formulated the myth of the general strike. According to his theory of social psychology, people are socialised not by means of ideology, but through a common experience of action. This idea was adopted to great effect in the following years by revolutionary syndicalism, fascism and bolshevism. Sorel's problem was one that is well understood by the social thinkers of today: that of revitalising a political arena and a social structure which he felt to be dominated by an inauthentic, degenerate search for a tranquil bourgeois existence. The myth of violence, he believed, would reinvigorate the militancy of both socialism and nationalism and spur these on to a new and dynamic course of action. Sorelian myth should be understood in a new way, not as a means to some ideological purpose, but to a mobilisation of heroic action, seen as an end in itself. 187pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2009, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781845192907
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Inventory #19980
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Edited By Kessell,John L.
This book, originally published in 1989 and long unavailable, is reissued in conjunction with the completed multi-volume translation of the official correspondence of don Diego De Vargas, late seventeenth-century governor and re-coloniser of New Mexico. These personal letters not only illuminate their author but the history of New Mexico as don Diego experienced it. Like the Journals of don Diego de Vargas, this volume reflects years of document collection, translation, and annotation by the Vargas Project directed by John L Kessell. Slight dent to right hand edge front board.596pp.
University of New Mexico Press, 2002, Cloth/Gilt, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. Third Printing. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0826311121
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Inventory #5643
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.45 approx. - € 19.89 approx.)
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Meissner, W.W.
Previous owner's signature on ffep.254pp.
Yale University Press, 1984, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0300030495
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Inventory #25675
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Kluwer Law International

Kluwer Law International, 2004, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #17025
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Brunner, Constantin
Includes letter by Editor Walter Bernard. N.B. Edges and corners of boards and D/J a little rubbed. Slight fading to D/J spine. 585pp.
George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1968, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #28554
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