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Author Dalrymple, Theodore.

Title Our culture, what's left of it : the mandarins and the masses / Theodore Dalrymple.

Imprint Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  303.450942 D169o 2005    ---  Available
Description xi, 341 p. ; 23 cm.
Note "Most of the contents of this book first appeared in City journal, published by The Manhattan Institute"--T.p. verso.
Includes index.
Contents Arts and letters. The frivolity of evil ; A taste for danger ; Why Shakespeare is for all time ; Sex and the Shakespeare reader ; What's wrong with twinkling buttocks? ; The rage of Virginia Woolf ; How--and how not--to love mankind ; A neglected genius ; The dystopian imagination ; A lost art ; Gillray's ungloomy morality ; Trash, violence, and Versace: but is it art? -- Society and politics. What we have to lose ; How to read a society ; Why Havana had to die ; The uses of corruption ; The goddess of domestic tribulations ; The starving criminal ; Don't legalize drugs ; All sex, all the time ; Who killed childhood? ; A horror story ; The man who predicted the race riots ; When Islam breaks down ; The barbarians at the gates of Paris ; After empire.
Subject Culture -- Philosophy.
Social problems.
Civilization, Modern.
Dalrymple, Theodore.
Physicians -- Great Britain.
Prison physicians -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Civilization -- 1945-
Added Title City journal (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN 1566636434 (alk. paper)
9781566636438 (alk. paper)
9781566637213 (pbk.)
156663721X (pbk.)
Standard No. NLGGC 271996315
HAF 1566636434

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