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The Languages of Paradise

Race, Religion and Philology in the Nineteenth Century

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The Languages of Paradise by Maurice Olender
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Michel Foucault observed that 'the birth of philology attracted far less notice in the Western mind than did the birth of biology or political economy.' In this penetrating exploration of the origin of the discipline, Maurice Olender shows that philology left an indelible mark on Western visions of history and contributed directly to some of the most horrifying ideologies of the twentieth century.

Author Biography

Maurice Olender is Maitre de Conferences at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris. Arthur Goldhammer received the French-American Translation Prize in 1990 for his translation of A Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution.
Release date NZ
September 2nd, 2008
Contributor
Translated by Arthur Goldhammer
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Harvard University Press
Pages
228
Dimensions
140x210x15
ISBN-13
9780674030626
Product ID
2667387

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