Sacred Causes: Religion and Politics from the European Dictators to Al Qaeda

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Populated by many of the most iconic figures of the twentieth-century, `Sacred Causes' provides a brilliant examination of how religion has shaped twentieth-century Europe from the Great War until the modern-day `War on Terror'.Beginning with the chaotic post-World War I landscape in which religious belief was one way of reordering a world knocked off its axis, `Sacred Causes' is a sweepingly assured critique of how religion has often been camouflaged by politics. Covering a vast canvas, Burleigh examines the many 'secular' ...

Sacred Causes: Religion and Politics from the European Dictators to Al Qaeda 2007, HarperPerennial, London

ISBN-13: 9780007195756

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