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The Resource 10 books that screwed up the world : and 5 others that didn't help, Benjamin Wiker

10 books that screwed up the world : and 5 others that didn't help, Benjamin Wiker

Label
10 books that screwed up the world : and 5 others that didn't help
Title
10 books that screwed up the world
Title remainder
and 5 others that didn't help
Statement of responsibility
Benjamin Wiker
Title variation
Ten books that screwed up the world
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Taking aim at such books as Machiavelli's The Prince and Hitler's Mein Kampf, Wiker shows how these authors' perverse ideologies not only have led to past atrocities like war and genocide, but also how their philosophies are still popular and damaging today. --from publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
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1960-
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Wiker, Benjamin
Dewey number
909/.09821
Index
index present
LC call number
CB245
LC item number
.W527 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Civilization, Western
  • Books and reading
  • Literature
Label
10 books that screwed up the world : and 5 others that didn't help, Benjamin Wiker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-249) and index
Contents
Introduction: Ideas have consequences -- Part I: Preliminary screw-ups. The prince ; Discourse on method ; Leviathan ; Discourse on the origin and foundations of inequality among men -- Part II: Ten big screw-ups. The manifesto of the Communist Party ; Utilitarianism ; The descent of man ; Beyond good and evil ; The state and revolution ; The pivot of civilization ; Mein Kampf ; The future of an illusion ; Coming of age in Samoa ; Sexual behavior in the human male -- Part III: Dishonorable mention. The feminine mystique -- Afterword: A conclusive outline of sanity
Control code
15268755
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
260 p.
Isbn
9781596980556
Lccn
2008017449
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781596980556
  • (OCoLC)226984567
Label
10 books that screwed up the world : and 5 others that didn't help, Benjamin Wiker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-249) and index
Contents
Introduction: Ideas have consequences -- Part I: Preliminary screw-ups. The prince ; Discourse on method ; Leviathan ; Discourse on the origin and foundations of inequality among men -- Part II: Ten big screw-ups. The manifesto of the Communist Party ; Utilitarianism ; The descent of man ; Beyond good and evil ; The state and revolution ; The pivot of civilization ; Mein Kampf ; The future of an illusion ; Coming of age in Samoa ; Sexual behavior in the human male -- Part III: Dishonorable mention. The feminine mystique -- Afterword: A conclusive outline of sanity
Control code
15268755
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
260 p.
Isbn
9781596980556
Lccn
2008017449
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781596980556
  • (OCoLC)226984567

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