Saturday, 17 September 2016

Destroy Nineveh! Wiping Out the Past

A dialogue concerning the writing of history, the study of ideas and cultural patterns through time, and the role of religion, ideology, politics, philosophy, and the human psyche, in our changing understanding of the past. The discussion is set mainly in Berlin between 2001 and 2016. Two extracts from this dialogue in six parts (parts two and three) were posted in September 2016 under the title 'A Berlin Conversation'. A third extract was posted on October 21, 2016.

Below are links to extracts from the book.

Part One Paradigms, History, and Interpretation

Part Four Esoteric Knowledge

Part Five Scholars and the fabrication of the past

Part Six Burning Books, Burning people: Ideology and Power

No publication date has been assigned for the formal publication of this book. Information about the publication details will be posted on this page when available.

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