Sacred Causes

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AUTHOR
Michael Burleigh
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5,81 MB
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Sacred Causes.pdf
ISBN
7755876815465

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Beginning with the chaotic post-World War I landscape, in which religious belief was one way of reordering a world knocked off its axis, Sacred Causes is a penetrating critique of how religion has often been camouflaged by politics. All the bloody regimes and movements of the twentieth century are masterfully captured here, from Stalin's Soviet Union, Hitler's Germany, Mussolini's Italy, and Franco's Spain through to the modern scourge of terrorism. Eloquently and persuasively combining an authoritative survey of history with a timely reminder of the dangers of radical secularism, Burleigh asks why no one foresaw the religious implications of massive Third World immigration, and he deftly investigates what are now driving calls for a civic religion to counter the terrorist threats that have so shocked the West.

Beginning with the chaotic post-World War I landscape, in... . Populated by many of the most iconic figures of the twentieth-century, `Sacred Causes' provides a brilliant examination of how religion has shaped twentieth-century Europe from the Great War until the modern-day `War on Terror'.

Covering a vast canvas, Burleigh examines the many 'secular' religions the twentieth century produced, analysing how successive totalitarian leaders ... Read "Sacred Causes The Clash of Religion and Politics, from the Great War to the War on Terror" by Michael Burleigh available from Rakuten Kobo. Beginning with the chaotic post-World War I landscape, in which religious belief was one way of reordering a world knock... The second "sacred" cause dates to 1975, when, Spain handed over the keys of Western Sahara to Morocco and Mauritania following the Green March and the Madrid tripartite agreements.

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