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Not with a Bang But a Whimper

The Politics and Culture of Decline

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Not with a Bang But a Whimper by Theodore Dalrymple
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In Not with a Bang But a Whimper, Dalrymple takes the measure of our cultural decline, with special attention to Britain-its bureaucratic muddle, oppressive welfare mentality, and aimless young-all pursued in the name of democracy and freedom. He shows how terrorism and the growing numbers of Muslim minorities have changed our public life. Also here are Mr. Dalrymple's trenchant observations on artists and ideologues, and on the treatment of criminals and the mentally disturbed, his area of medical interest.

Author Biography

Theodore Dalrymple is a British doctor and writer who has worked on four continents and has most recently practiced in a British inner-city hospital and prison. He is a contributing editor for City Journal in the United States and writes a column for the London Spectator. His earlier collections of essays, Life at the Bottom and Our Culture, What's Left of It, have been widely praised.
Release date Australia
March 15th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Ivan R Dee, Inc
Pages
266
Dimensions
149x228x19
ISBN-13
9781566638517
Product ID
4048590

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