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Tragedy, the Greeks, and UsTragedy, the Greeks, and Us
Simon Critchley
From the moderator of The New York Times philosophy blog "The Stone," a book that argues that if we want to understand ourselves we have to go back to theater, to the stage of our livesTragedy presents a world of conflict and troubling emotion, a world where private and public lives collide and collapse. A world where morality is ambiguous and the ...
Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2019-04-16 | ISBN-13: 9781524747947

The Lessons of TragedyThe Lessons of Tragedy
by Hal Brands, Charles Edel
An eloquent call to draw on the lessons of the past to address current threats to international order The ancient Greeks hard‑wired a tragic sensibility into their culture. By looking disaster squarely in the face, by understanding just how badly things could spiral out of control, they sought to create a communal sense of responsibility and cour ...
Number of pages: 216 | Publication Date: 2019-02-26 | ISBN-13: 9780300238242

Adrian Poole
To your local anchorperson, the word "tragedy" brings to mind an accidental fire at a low-income apartment block, the horrors of a natural disaster, or atrocities occurring in distant lands. To a classicist however, the word brings to mind the masterpieces of Sophocles, Shakespeare, and Racine; beautiful dramas featuring romanticized torment. What ...
Number of pages: 148 | Publication Date: 2005-10-20 | ISBN-13: 9780192802354

Theodore DreiserTheodore Dreiser
by Theodore Dreiser, Thomas P. Riggio
This Library of America volume contains the novel that is the culmination of Theodore Dreiser’s elementally powerful fictional art. A tremendous bestseller when it was first published in 1925, An American Tragedy takes as point of departure a notorious murder case of 1906—one among many that Dreiser studied in preparation. He immersed himself ...
Number of pages: 960 | Publication Date: 2003-03-10 | ISBN-13: 9781931082310

Tragedy & HopeTragedy & Hope
Carroll Quigley
UNCENSORED! Tragedy & Hope: A History of the World in Our Time by Carroll Quigley is the ultimate insider admission of a secret global elite that has impacted nearly every modern historical event. Learn how the Anglo-American banking elite were able to secretly establish and maintain their global power. This massive hardcover book of 1348 pages pro ...
Number of pages: 1348 | Publication Date: 2004-06-01 | ISBN-13: 9780945001102

The Tragedy of IslamThe Tragedy of Islam
Imam Mohammad Tawhidi
Imam Mohammad Tawhidi is a third-generation Iranian-born Australian Muslim Imam and a publicly ordained Islamic authority who comes from a prominent Islamic lineage. His ancestors were the companions of Prophet Mohammad and played a significant role in the early Islamic conquests.Imam Tawhidi ended his relationship with the Iranian regime and conti ...
Number of pages: 362 | Publication Date: 2018-12-07 | ISBN-13: 9781925880205

The Tragedy of Great Power Politics (Updated Edition)The Tragedy of Great Power Politics (Updated Edition)
John J. Mearsheimer
"A superb book.…Mearsheimer has made a significant contribution to our understanding of the behavior of great powers."―Barry R. Posen, The National Interest The updated edition of this classic treatise on the behavior of great powers takes a penetrating look at the question likely to dominate international relations in the twenty-first century: ...
Number of pages: 592 | Publication Date: 2014-04-07 | ISBN-13: 9780393349276

A People's TragedyA People's Tragedy
Orlando Figes
Unrivalled and wholly immersive, Orlando Figes's A People’s Tragedy is a panorama of Russian society on the eve of the revolution and the story of its violent erasure. 100th Anniversary Edition Includes New Introduction In this acclaimed account, Figes follows workers, soldiers and peasants as their world is consumed by revolution. For what h ...
Number of pages: 960 | Publication Date: 2017-02-28 | ISBN-13: 9781847924513

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