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Modernity & Its Discontents

Edited By Bill Bourne, Udi Eichler, et al.

December 1987
ISBN: 0-85124-482-3
119 pages, Illustrated, 5 " x 8 "
$21.50 paper original

The discussions in this book set out to answer a puzzling question: why do people living in the most affluent and dynamic societies the world has ever known seem so worried about the present, and so frightened of the future? What is it that we find so troubling about life in the modern world? Contents: Introduction. The Moronic Inferno. The Tough and the Tender. The Culture of Narcissism. The Post-Industrial Society. The New Politics. Lost Illusions. Living in the Interregnum.