How Mumbo-Jumbo Conquered the World: A Short History of Modern Delusions

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An entertaining, impassioned polemic on the retreat of reason in the late 20th century. An intellectual call to arms, Francis Wheen's Sunday Times bestseller is one of 2004's most talked about books.In 1979 two events occurred that would shape the next twenty-five years. In Britain, an era of weary consensualist politics was displaced by the arrival of Margaret Thatcher, whose ambition was to reassert 'Victorian values'. In Iran, the fundamentalist cleric Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini set out to restore a regime that had last ...

How Mumbo-Jumbo Conquered the World: A Short History of Modern Delusions 2005, PublicAffairs, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781586483487

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How Mumbo-Jumbo Conquered the World: A Short History of Modern Delusions 2004, HarperPerennial, London

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How Mumbo-jumbo Conquered the World: A Short History of Modern Delusions 2004, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780007140961

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