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- DescriptionDescribes historic episodes in the lives of these words, from the Greek oikos and Roman domus to our current family and home. This title describes how these words and their equivalents, home and family, are used as metaphors to illustrate how people who count are supposed to live and also to justify disinterest in people who do not count.
- Author BiographyDavid K. O'Rourke writes extensively in the area of cultural history with an emphasis on the destructive power of social idealisms. Most recently he co-wrote and produced the documentary film I>Red Terror on the Amber Coast, describing the Soviet's fifty-year occupation of the Baltic Republics after the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact. He is the author of Demons by Definition: Social Idealism, Religious Nationalism, and the Demonizing of Dissent (Lang, 1998) and How America's First Settlers Invented Chattel Slavery: Dehumanizing Native Americans and Africans with Language, Laws, Guns and Religion (Lang, 2005, 2009). He also writes on current issues in re-establishing the intellectual life in post-Soviet Eastern Europe.
- Author(s)David K. O'Rourke
- PublisherPeter Lang Publishing Inc
- Date of Publication31/05/2013
- Series TitleBerkeley Insights in Linguistics and Semiotics
- Series Part/Volume Number83
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- First Published2013
- ImprintPeter Lang Publishing Inc
- Weight400 g
- Width155 mm
- Height230 mm
- Edition Statement1st New edition
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