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Character Assassination throughout the Ages free pdf Character assassination is the deliberate destruction of an individual's reputation. Most notable victims of character assassination are political and religious leaders, officials, celebrities, writers, scientists, athletes, and other public figures. 'Character assassins' target the private lives, behavior, values, and identities of their victims. The editors and contributors to this volume have gathered cases and insights from the fields of history, political science, and psychology to track many common characteristics of character assassination, as well as to describe their unique features over different times and places. The authors show that character assassination is a timeless, cross-cultural phenomenon that reveals itself in a variety of forms and methods typical for every cultural, political, and technological epoch.

About Eric Shiraev

Martijn Icks is a researcher and teacher at the University of Dusseldorf, Germany, as well as a former Marie Curie Fellow. He specializes in Roman imperial history and the history of character assassination. His study on the Roman emperor Elagabalus has appeared in three languages. Eric Shiraev is author, co-author, and co-editor of fourteen books and numerous publications in the fields of political psychology, international relations, and cross-cultural studies. He emphasizes the role of identity and culture in politics and international relations. In addition to his teaching and research work, he writes policy briefs and opinion essays for the media and government and nongovernment organizations.

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Author : Eric Shiraev
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 17 July 2014
ISBN : 1137397861
EAN : 9781137397867
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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