New book with contemporary relevance!

25 Mar 2020
July 2020

Congratulations to Agnes Horvath, Arpad Szakolczai, and Manussos Marangudakis on the publication of their edited book: Modern Leaders: In between charisma and trickery.

This is a timely book that considers the current striking rise of ‘outsider’ political leaders, catapulted, apparently, from nowhere, to take charge of a nation. It offers studies of contemporary political figures from the world stage - including Presidents Macron, Tsipras and Bolsonaro, among others - to examine the ways in which charismatic and trickster modalities can become intertwined, especially under the impact of theatrical public media.


Title - Modern LeadersIn between charisma and trickery

Editors - Agnes Horvath, Arpad Szakolczai, and Manussos Marangudakis  

With a preface, introduction and concluding comments by the three editors, this book is divided into three parts:

Part 1: On Charis and Charisma

Part 11: Plato's Statesman

Part 111: Contemporary Case Studies

ISBN: 036733366X, 9780367333669




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