Civil Wars: From L.A. to Bosnia

Civil Wars: From L.A. to Bosnia

Hans Magnus Enzensberger


In Civil Wars, Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Germany’s such a lot astute literary and political critic, chronicles the worldwide alterations happening because the results of evolving notions of nationalism, loyalty, and group. Enzensberger sees related forces at paintings worldwide, from America’s racial uprisings in la to the outright carnage within the former Yugoslavia. He argues that prior techniques to type or generational clash have failed us, and that we're now faced with an “autism of violence”: a bent towards self-destruction and collective madness.

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