antimodern

antimodern

(ˌæntɪˈmɒdən)
adj
opposed to modern attitudes
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It has promoted the spread of antimodern, and in some respects deliberately anti-Western, currents of thought all across the Islamic world," see Kuran, Islam and Mammon, IX.
It is somewhat amazing to remark that anarchism was once declared dead by those who thought of it as primitive and antimodern, and that the same declaration is now made by those who consider it an expression of Enlightenment and modernity.
First, "The Harshaw Bride" and The Exile of the Lariat complicate the stereotype of the antimodern West and the uses of that mythology by the electrical industry to gain public support.
4) Still, this does not change the fact that the text and the woodcuts seem to be an odd match--a work of modern, urban sociology illustrated with antimodern, romantic depictions of old world Jewish types.
Most react and reject, and develop theories and ideas that are clear antecedents of the antimodern and anti-enlightenment movements, ideologies, parties, and jihads with which we're contending today.
The final chapter, "Turning South Again" opens with a discussion of Mary Landrieu and George Allen's Senate Resolution 39, which "called for a formal apology by the Senate to lynching victims and their descendants," and establishes the book's fuller socio-political context (210), emphasizing Hinrichsen's point that the value of understanding "the construction of the South as backward, damaged, and antimodern was part of larger national interests" is that it encourages us to break the cycle of mindless repetition that avoids confronting trauma (212).
The Liutsinskii affair is significant for exploring just how far the popular press could mobilize religion for political ends, as a means of recasting the Jewish faith as an antimodern, coercive, authoritarian religion.
Gandhi is both a local cosmopolitan who links the politics of the Atlantic World with colonial South Africa and parlays this into a triumphant nationalism that unleashes a tidal wave of mid-twentieth-century global decolonization, and a modern antimodern advocating a new composite "tradition" built in no small measure upon his mastery of literacy and use of print media.
He used his remarkable influence among educators--particularly those in the highest reaches of the Ontario Department of Education to further these antimodern goals.
Another way of transmitting the usefulness of parks in promotion was to portray them as antimodern safe havens during the war.
While King thus raises a compelling practical and philosophical objection to the project of modernity in the opening chapters of The Antimodern Condition, the remainder of the short volume seems longer than it is, as a result of repetitious style and rambling discourse, and does not succeed in driving the argument home.