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The importance of honor is present in the earliest records of civilization. Today, while it may still be an essential concept in Islamic cultures, in the West, honor has been disparaged and dismissed as obsolete. In this lively and authoritative book, James Bowman traces the curious and fascinating history of this ideal, from the Middle Ages through the Enlightenment and to the killing fields of World War I and the despair of Vietnam. Bowman reminds us that the fate of honor and the fate of morality and even manners are deeply interrelated.Lexus is following suit with its aquot;Intelligent Park Assistaquot; in its LS 460 flagship sedan , promising to make city streets that ... On February 14, 2007, an aquot;illegal substanceaquot; a€” anonymously reported to be jet fuel a€” was found under the hood of the ... Apart from these problems, the measure simply did not seem to work as expected:anbsp;...

Author:James Bowman
Publisher:Encounter Books - 2006-04-06


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