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By Harry Redner

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The century that started in 1914 with the outbreak of the 1st international warfare was once catastrophic. Over the process that one-hundred-year span, civilizations have been destroyed within the outdated international, the hot global, and the 3rd global, the latter represented by means of China, India, and Islam.In Europe the most agent of destruction used to be totalitarianism; in the US it used to be globalization, ushered in via modernity; and within the non-Western global it was once colonialism, later via totalitarianism and globalization. Harry Redner examines each one of those approaches, delivering theoretical and ancient money owed in their emergence. He considers the consequences of Nazism and Bolshevism at the morale and morals of Europe; experiences the results at the usa of the nation's emergence as a big international strength; and describes the influence of modernization on China, India, and Islam as they underwent Europeanization, Sovietization, and Americanization.Redner confronts us with a paradox: in the course of unheard of fabric affluence and organizational potency, one who makes use of complicated applied sciences and state-of-the-art medical wisdom, we're additionally sinking into an unheard of cultural, ethical, highbrow, and non secular decline. He locates the origins of this situation within the violently contradictory strategies of the 20 th century.

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