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The Resource The empire and the five kings : America's abdication and the fate of the world, Bernard-Henri Lévy ; translated by Steven B. Kennedy

The empire and the five kings : America's abdication and the fate of the world, Bernard-Henri Lévy ; translated by Steven B. Kennedy

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The empire and the five kings : America's abdication and the fate of the world
Title
The empire and the five kings
Title remainder
America's abdication and the fate of the world
Statement of responsibility
Bernard-Henri Lévy ; translated by Steven B. Kennedy
Title variation
empire and the five kings
Title variation remainder
Americas abdication and the fate of the world
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Author
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"The Empire and the Five Kings is a cri de coeur that draws upon lessons from history and the eternal touchstones of human culture to reveal the stakes facing the West as America retreats from its leadership role, a process that did not begin with Donald Trump's presidency and is not likely to end with him. The crisis is one whose roots can be found as far back as antiquity and whose resolution will require the West to find a new way forward if its principles and values are to survive."--Jacket flap
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10759201
Cataloging source
YDX
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Lévy, Bernard-Henri
Dewey number
327.73
Index
index present
LC call number
  • D31
  • E895
LC item number
  • .L4813 2019
  • .L4813 2019
Literary form
non fiction
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Kennedy, Steven B.
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True
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  • World politics
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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America's abdication and the fate of the world
Label
The empire and the five kings : America's abdication and the fate of the world, Bernard-Henri Lévy ; translated by Steven B. Kennedy
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published in France in 2018 by Éditions Grasset"--Title page verso
  • Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: on Dove's feet, the Kurds -- The latest news from the empire. Hegel's ghost ; How the word came to America ; Lest I forget you, Jerusalem, Aeneas, Virgil ; Jeremy Bentham and the web ; Thus spake the empire of the eye and of nothingness -- Five kingdoms on the offensive. The earth shook in Kurdistan ; Herodotus's trap ; Dante, Abraham, and the war of the five kings ; The brown wave ; The specters' ball -- Epilogue: where does the sea go at ebb tide?
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9781250203014
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1043391947
  • (OCoLC)1043391947
Label
The empire and the five kings : America's abdication and the fate of the world, Bernard-Henri Lévy ; translated by Steven B. Kennedy
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published in France in 2018 by Éditions Grasset"--Title page verso
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: on Dove's feet, the Kurds -- The latest news from the empire. Hegel's ghost ; How the word came to America ; Lest I forget you, Jerusalem, Aeneas, Virgil ; Jeremy Bentham and the web ; Thus spake the empire of the eye and of nothingness -- Five kingdoms on the offensive. The earth shook in Kurdistan ; Herodotus's trap ; Dante, Abraham, and the war of the five kings ; The brown wave ; The specters' ball -- Epilogue: where does the sea go at ebb tide?
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9781250203014
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1043391947
  • (OCoLC)1043391947

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