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  • The Politically Incorrect Guide to Western Civilizationby Anthony Esolen

    Regnery Publishing 2008; US$ 19.95

    Everything you should know--but PC professors won't teach--about our Western heritage Western civilization is the envy of the globe. It has given to the world universally accepted understandings of human rights (rooted in Judeo-Christian principles), created standards for art, music, and literature that have never been equaled, and originated political... more...

  • The Celtsby Malcolm Chapman

    Palgrave Macmillan 1992; US$ 200.00

    The Celts are commonly considered to be one of the great peoples of Europe, with continuous racial, cultural and linguistic genealogy from the Iron Age to the modern-day 'Celtic fringe'. This book shows, in contrast, that the Celts, as they have been known and understood over two thousand years, are simply the 'other' of the dominant cultural and political... more...

  • Great Booksby David Denby

    Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 16.99

    THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER At the age of forty-eight, writer and film critic David Denby returned to Columbia University and re-enrolled in two core courses in Western civilization to confront the literary and philosophical masterpieces -- the "great books" -- that are now at the heart of the culture wars. In Great Books, he leads us on a glorious... more...

  • Critical Zone 2by Q.S. Tong; Shouren Wang; Douglas Kerr

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2007; US$ 32.50

    Despite globalizing forces, whether economic, political, or cultural, there remain conspicuous differences that divide scholarly communities. How should we understand and respond to those discursive gaps among different traditions and systems of knowledge production? Critical Zone is a book series in cultural and literary studies that is concerned... more...

  • Engaging Europeby Evlyn Gould; Jr. George J. Sheridan

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 27.99

    What and where and who is Europe? This unique collection contends that Europe cannot be defined as simply a particular geographic location or a group of citizens who inhabit the same place and share a culture. Instead, Europe is a question to be answered by the teachers and students who study it. A collaborative and multidisciplinary collection,... more...

  • Historians Debate the Rise of the Westby Jonathan Daly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    How and why did Europe rise to world pre-eminence? Providing an overview of this central historical conundrum of modern times, Historians Debate the Rise of the West enables students to grasp major scholars? evaluations of the biggest picture of all: how Western civilization fits into modern world history. Most historians who write in this area... 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...

  • Against Empireby Zillah Eisenstein

    Zed Books 2004; US$ 34.95

    In Against Empire, Zillah Eisenstein extends her critique of neoliberal globalization and its capture of democratic possibilities. Faced with an aggressive American empire hostage to ideological extremism and violently promoting the narrowest of its interests around the globe, Eisenstein urgently looks to a global anti-war movement to counter U.S.... more...

  • Somebody Else's Centuryby Patrick Smith

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 25.95

    From one of our foremost experts on Asia and its history comes this brilliant dissection of the relationship between East and West.   In three succinct essays, Patrick Smith investigates the East?s endeavor to adopt Western technology and all that we consider modern. He underscores a crucial distinction between modernization (the simple emulation... more...

  • Asia in the Making of Europe, Volume Iby Donald F. Lach

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 48.00

    Praised for its scope and depth, Asia in the Making of Europe is the first comprehensive study of Asian influences on Western culture. For volumes I and II, the author has sifted through virtually every European reference to Asia published in the sixteenth-century; he surveys a vast array of writings describing Asian life and society, the images... more...