The Enemy with a Thousand Faces: The Tradition of the Other in Western Political Thought and History


As Harle shows, identity politics are nothing new. Post-Cold War ethnic conflicts and genocides are mere examples in a tradition where political conflicts are seen as struggles between good and evil. This tradition extends from ancient Iranian Zoroastrianism and classical Greek political theory up to present day American, Russian, and European politics.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2000


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