The Strange Case of Tory Anarchism by Peter WilkinThe Strange Case of Tory Anarchism by Peter Wilkin

The Strange Case of Tory Anarchism

byPeter Wilkin

Paperback | November 1, 2010

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An examination of British culture, this remarkable account delves into George Orwell’s idea of a Tory Anarchist—someone who is concurrently a radical and a traditionalist. Filled with humorous extracts and quotes, this record explores—from Jonathan Swift to contemporary personalities—the definition of Orwell’s term, which is filled with contradictions: Tory anarchists celebrate Britain's class system but condemn all classes for their role in Britain's decline; they believe in the idiosyncratic qualities of the British while mocking their hypocrisy, stupidity, philistinism, and vulgarity. Well researched and extremely amusing, this meditation touches upon a variety of topics, including politics, literature, and social history.

Peter Wilkin is a reader in social science at Brunel University in the U.K. His research has covered a range of topics, including global communication, the Brazilian Globo corporation, human security in Africa, and the work of Noam Chomsky.
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Title:The Strange Case of Tory AnarchismFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.7 inPublished:November 1, 2010Publisher:Libri PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1907471103

ISBN - 13:9781907471100

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