Honor: A History

Honor: A History

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The importance of honor is present in the earliest records of civilization. Today, while it may still be an essential concept in Islamic cultures, in the West, honor has been disparaged and dismissed as obsolete. In this lively and authoritative book, James Bowman traces the curious and fascinating history of this ideal, from the Middle Ages through the Enlightenment and to the killing fields of World War I and the despair of Vietnam. Bowman reminds us that the fate… (more)

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Book Details  

Publisher: Encounter Books (April 06, 2006)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 382 pages

File size: 471 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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