Left in dark times

a stand against the new barbarism
  • 0.75 MB
  • English
Random House , New York
Right and left (Political science), Totalitarianism, Political e
StatementBernard-Henri Lévy ; translated by Benjamin Moser.
LC ClassificationsJC480 .L48 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16925131M
ISBN 139781400064359
LC Control Number2008023464

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The essays included in this, the first of nine volumes on the American left—a tenth will feature a comprehensive bibliography and index—are shaped by a biographical perspective, drawn directly from my life-experiences in that left.

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