142 results found. Sorted by relevance | date | title .
Item Image
Title Turning back the clock : hot wars and media populism / Umberto Eco ; translated from the Italian by Alastair McEwen.
Author Eco, Umberto.
Publication Orlando : Harcourt, 2008.
Edition First Harvest edition.
Description 369 pages ; 21 cm
Call # 854 E
Note "A Harvest book."
Originally published: 2007.
Translation of: A passo di gambero.
Contents Some reflections on war and peace -- Love America and march for peace -- The prospects for Europe -- The wolf and the lamb: the rhetoric of oppression -- Enlightenment and common sense -- From play to carnival -- The loss of privacy -- On political correctness -- On private schools -- Science, technology, and magic -- For whom the bell tolls: a 2001 appeal for a moral referendum -- The 2001 electoral campaign and veteran Communist strategy -- On mass media populism -- Foreigners and us -- Revisiting history -- The revolt against the law -- Pasta cunegonda -- Chronicles of the late empire -- Between Dr: Watson and Lawrence of Arabia -- Words are stones -- Back to the seventies -- Kamikazes and assassins -- Holy wars, passion, and religion -- Negotiating in a multiethnic society -- The taking of Jerusalem: an eyewitness report -- Beauty queens, fundamentalists, and lepers -- What are we to do with the pre-Adamites? -- The roots of Europe -- The crucifix, its uses and customs -- On the soul of the embryo -- Chance and intelligent design -- Hands off my son! -- Those who don't believe in God believe in everything -- Relativism? -- Are the Italians anti-Semites? -- The plot -- Some of my best friends -- Some of her best friends -- A dream -- On the shoulders of giants -- On the disadvantages and advantages of death.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note A collection of previously published articles.
Subject Eco, Umberto -- Political and social views.
Addl. Author McEwen, Alastair.
Addl. Title A passo di gambero. English
ISBN 0156034212 (pbk.) :
9780156034210 (pbk.) :

Location CALL # Status Message
 Central 1st Fl - Lit Non-Fic  854 E    CHECK SHELVES  
 Central 1st Fl - Lit Non-Fic  854 E    CHECK SHELVES  
 Marcy Non-Fic  854 E    CHECK SHELVES