An Intelligent Person's Guide to Modern Culture

An Intelligent Person's Guide to Modern Culture

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What do we mean, and what ought we mean by "culture"? In this book, Roger Scruton argues for the religious origin of culture in all its forms, and mounts a defence of the "high culture" of our civilization against its radical and "deconstructionist" critics. He offers a theory of pop culture, a panegyric to Baudelaire, a few reasons why Wagner is just as great as his critics fear him to be, and a raspberry to Cool Britannia.show more

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  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 157.48 x 236.22 x 20.32mm | 249.47g
  • Duckworth Overlook
  • Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0715628704
  • 9780715628706

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