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twilight of the intellectuals

culture and politics in the era of the Cold War

by Hilton Kramer

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Published by Ivan R. Dee in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Cold War -- Social aspects -- United States,
    • Intellectuals -- United States -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989,
    • United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementHilton Kramer ; with a new afterword by the author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE743 .K69 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 376 p. ;
      Number of Pages376
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6786983M
      ISBN 101566633117
      LC Control Number00043039

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TWILIGHT OF DEMOCRACY Never wavering from the thesis introduced in his previous book, that “racism is a powerful collection of racist policies that lead to racial inequity and are substantiated by racist ideas,” the author posits a seemingly simple binary: “Antiracism is a powerful collection of antiracist policies that lead to racial.

An intellectual is a person who engages in works by intellect including critical thinking and reading, research, writing, and human self-reflection about society.

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Dee, $ One of the many unfortunate consequences of Stalinism, Maoism, and Third World totalitarianism is to have made life difficult for critics of the status quo in the West.