Nemesis

Nemesis : The Jouvenelian vs. the Liberal Model of Human Orders

4.16 (50 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

List price: US$16.95

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

Examining history through the lens of Bertrand de Jouvenel's "high-low vs. middle" mechanism, C. A. Bond shows that liberalism--far from a force for decentralization and peace--results rather in hyper-centralization and chronic conflict.

Ranging over such phenomena as Athenian democracy, radical Islam, Black Lives Matter, NGOs, the Enlightenment, the civil rights era, and feminism, Bond offers a secure theoretical basis for the illiberal revolt currently engulfing our world.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 10mm | 191g
  • English
  • 2 Illustrations
  • 0648690512
  • 9780648690511
  • 426,253

Review quote

A very important book [...] Put it on your bookshelf, lend it to your friends, let your sons read it when they're old and smart enough. -- Aidan MacLear, Setting the Record Straight

Nemesis is a relentless demolition of liberal concepts. -- Adam Katz, Anthropoetics
show more

Rating details

50 ratings
4.16 out of 5 stars
5 46% (23)
4 30% (15)
3 20% (10)
2 2% (1)
1 2% (1)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X