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By Peter Heinegg

ISBN-10: 0761856838

ISBN-13: 9780761856832

Crazy Culture is a sequence of broadsides opposed to many greatly held misconceptions in either academe and most people, who's usually noticeable clustering less than the politically right banner of multiculturalism. Heinegg confronts the proposal that every one culture—especially that of non-westerners and oppressed minorities—is by some means strong in itself and that outsiders haven't any correct to criticize or condemn any cultures other than their very own. He additionally demanding situations the view that the time period “culture” applies basically to a handful of masterpieces, in place of the good bulk of creative items and folkways, and that the correct perspective towards the titanic spectrum of tradition, previous and current, is sentimental admiration. Surveying either the historical past and beliefs of cultural geographical regions reminiscent of our remedy of animals, faith, sexual norms, politics, economics, city lifestyles, the humanities, and athletics, Heinegg deftly identifies and explains ubiquitous strains of cultural sins by way of humanity.

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