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Antipolitics

György Konrád

Antipolitics

an essay

by György Konrád

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Published by H. Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe,
  • United States,
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Europe -- Politics and government -- 1945-,
    • Europe -- Foreign relations -- 1945-,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union.,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeorge Konrád ; translated from the Hungarian by Richard E. Allen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD1058 .K597 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination243 p. ;
      Number of Pages243
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2372206M
      ISBN 100805003576
      LC Control Number87000192

      The editors of this work, Brian Loveman and Thomas M. Davies, Jr., argue that with or without direct military rule, antipolitics persists as a foundation of Latin American politics. This study examines the origins of antipolitics, traces its nineteenth- and twentieth-century history, and focuses on the years from to to emphasize the.


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Antipolitics: An Essay Gyorgy Konrad, Author Henry Holt & Company $0 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS New Coronavirus Updates for the Book. Hungarian writer Konrad, author of three translated novels and co-author of a sociological study of East European intellectuals, sets out in this essay to find a way between the giants of the east and west, a path for the reunification and self-government of Europe.

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