Modernism and Charisma by A. Horvath

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Looking at the relationship between modernity and the rise of charismatic leaders, Agnes Horvath uses 'threshold' situations to trace the conditions out of which political regimes developed. The focus on rationalism and structure has led to a systematic neglect of uncertain liminal moments, which gave new direction to societies and cultures.
 

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AGNES HORVATH (PhD in social and political sciences, European University Institute, 2000), sociologist and political scientist, uses anthropological perspectives for understanding the modern society. She is co-founder of International Political Anthropology and affiliated scholar at Cambridge University. Her publications include Senkiföldjén (On the No Man's Land) (Budapest, 1989), The Dissolution of Communist Power (Routledge, 1992), Gli interpreti degli interpreti (Ficino Press, 2008), and Reclaiming Beauty (Ficino Press, 2012), and articles in Hungarian, English, French and Italian.
 
Published February 19, 2013 by Palgrave Macmillan. 202 pages
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