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Description - Tolerance in World History by Peter Stearns

This volume draws together the many discrete studies of tolerance to create a global and comprehensive synthesis. In a concise text, author Peter Stearns makes connections across time periods and key regions, to help clarify the record and the relationship between current tolerance patterns and those of the past. The work is timely in light of the obvious tensions around tolerance in the world today - within the West, and without. A historical backdrop helps to clarify the contours of these tensions, and to promote greater understanding of the advantages and challenges of a tolerant approach.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415789295
ISBN-10: 041578929X
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 198
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Jun-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Peter Stearns

Peter N. Stearns is a Professor of History at George Mason University. He is the author of Sexuality in World History (2nd edition 2017), Globalization in World History (2nd edition 2017), Childhood in World History (3rd edition 2015), Gender in World History (3rd edition 2015), Peace in World History (2014), and Human Rights in World History (2012), all in this series. Other books include A History of Shame (forthcoming), Guiding the American University: Challenges and Choices (2015), and Satisfaction Not Guaranteed: Dilemmas of Progress in Modern Society (2012).

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