By Justin Wintle
A who is Who of Western tradition, from Woody Allen to Emile Zola...
Containing 400 essay-style entries, and protecting the interval from 1850 to the current, The Concise New Makers of contemporary Culture contains artists, writers, dramatists, architects, philosophers, anthropologists, scientists, sociologists, significant political figures, composers, film-makers and plenty of different culturally major contributors and is punctiliously foreign in its purview.
Next to Karl Marx is Bob Marley, with John Ruskin is Salman Rushdie, along Darwin is Luigi Dallapiccola, Deng Xiaoping rubs shoulders with Jacques Derrida as do Julia Kristeva and Kropotkin.
With its worldwide succeed in, The Concise New Makers of recent Culture presents a multi-voiced witness of the modern pondering global. The entries hold brief bibliographies and there's thorough cross-referencing besides as an index of names and key terms.
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The Concise New Makers of Modern Culture by Justin Wintle