Book Discussion on Fear: The History of a Political Idea

Professor Robin talked about his book Fear: The History of a Political Idea, published by Oxford University Press. He argued that… read more

Professor Robin talked about his book Fear: The History of a Political Idea, published by Oxford University Press. He argued that leaders have used fear to shape politics throughout history. Mr. Robin also claimed that fear is still used as an instrument of repression in contemporary America. close

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  • Corey Robin Assistant Professor Brooklyn College->Political Science

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Book Discussion on Fear: The History of a Political Idea

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Oct 30, 2004
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Oct 31, 2004

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  • Oct 30, 2004 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 31, 2004 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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