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Honor

A History

Honor( )
Author: Bowman, James
ISBN:978-1-59403-142-7
Publication Date:May 2006
Publisher:Encounter Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $44.99
Book Description:

The importance of honor is present in the earliest records of civilization. Today, while it may still be an essential concept in Islamic cultures, in the West, honor has been disparaged and dismissed as obsolete. In this lively and authoritative book, James Bowman traces the curious and fascinating history of this ideal, from the Middle Ages through the Enlightenment and to the killing fields of World War I and the despair of Vietnam. Bowman reminds us that the fate of honor and...
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Book Details
Pages:265
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.4 x 23.7 x 1.3 cm
Book Weight:0.739 Kilograms



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