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  • When Information Came of Ageby Daniel R. Headrick

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83

    Although the Information Age is often described as a new era, a cultural leap springing directly from the invention of modern computers, it is simply the latest step in a long cultural process. Its conceptual roots stretch back to the profound changes that occurred during the Age of Reason and Revolution. When Information Came of Age argues that... more...

  • A Call for Heresyby Anouar Majid

    University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 24.95

    A Call for Heresy discovers unexpected common ground in one of the most inflammatory issues of the twenty-first century: the deepening conflict between the Islamic world and the United States. Moving beyond simplistic answers, Anouar Majid argues that the Islamic world and the United States are both in precipitous states of decline because, in each,... more...

  • Why The West Rules - For Nowby Ian Morris

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 15.98

    Why did British boats shoot their way up the Yangzi in 1842, rather than Chinese ones up the Thames? Why do Easterners use English more than Europeans speak in Mandarin or Japanese? To put it bluntly, why does the West rule? There are two schools of thought: the 'Long-Term Lock In' theory, suggesting some sort of inevitability, and the 'Short-Term... more...

  • Erinnerung ? Niederschrift ? Nutzungby Klaus Herbers; Ingo Fleisch

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 152.37

    Der Band versammelt die Beiträge einer Tagung, die sich der Vertiefung der römisch-iberischen Beziehungsgeschichte vor dem Hintergrund der sich im Zuge von Reconquista und Landesausbau vielfach neu formierenden kirchlichen und kulturellen Strukturen der Iberischen Halbinsel widmete. Der Blick auf die Fragen nach dem Verhältnis der römischen... more...

  • Why the West is Bestby Ibn Warraq

    Encounter Books 2011; US$ 23.99

    We, in the West in general, and the United States in particular, have witnessed over the last twenty years a slow erosion of our civilizational self-confidence. Under the influence of intellectuals and academics in Western universities, intellectuals such as Gore Vidal, Susan Sontag, Edward Said, and Noam Chomsky, and destructive intellectual fashions... more...

  • Understanding Popular Cultureby Steven L. Kaplan

    De Gruyter 1984; US$ 152.37

    Understanding Popular Culture: Europe from the Middle Ages to the Nineteenth Century (New Babylon, Studies in the Social Sciences) more...

  • The Measure of Civilisationby Ian Morris

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 33.33

    In Why the West Rules - For Now Ian Morris argues that to understand the development of East and West, we need to look beyond 'long-term lock-in' theories (that suggest it was inevitable) and 'short-term accident' theories. Instead, we need to measure social development - a group's ability to master its environment to get things done - and use... more...

  • More Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garveyby Amy Jacques Garvey

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 63.95

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The West's Last Chanceby Tony Blankely

    Regnery Publishing 2013; US$ 16.99

    Blankley paints the picture of a Europe in which radical Islam is triumphant - a threat that becomes more real with every passing day. Blankley also shows what the United States must do to avoid the same fate. more...

  • The Decline of Serfdom in Late Medieval Englandby Mark Bailey

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    An exciting, fresh look at one of the most important questions of medieval scholarship - the decline of serfdom and its implications. more...