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Defending Identity

Defending Identity

Its Indispensable Role in Protecting Democracy

Who is better prepared to confront challenges and defend principles in a volatile modern world? Those with strong national, religious, ethnic, or tribal identities who accept democracy, or democrats who renounce identity as a kind of divisive prejudice? Natan Sharansky, building on his personal experience as a dissident, argues that valueless cosmopolitanism, even in democracies, is dangerous. Better to have hostile identities framed by democracy than democrats indifferent to identity.

In a vigorous insightful challenge to the left and right alike, Natan Sharansky, as he has proved repeatedly, is at the leading edge of the issues that frame our time.

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Genre: Nonfiction / Political Science / Political Ideologies / Democracy

On Sale: June 3rd 2008

Price: $10.99 / $13.99 (CAD)

Page Count: 304

ISBN-13: 9781586486518

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