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  • A Concise Survey of Western Civilizationby Brian A. Pavlac

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 33.99

    This lively text offers a brief, readable description of our common Western heritage as it began in the first human societies and developed in ancient Greece and Rome, then through the Middle Ages . Providing a focused narrative and interpretive structure, Pavlac uses the joined terms ?supremacies and diversities? to develop themes of conflict... more...

  • History for the IB MYP 4 & 5by Jo Thomas; Keely Rogers; So-Shan Au

    Hodder Education Group 2015; US$ 47.98

    A concept-driven and assessment-focused approach developed exclusively with the IB. - Supports every aspect of assessment. - Gives you easy ways to differentiate and extend learning. - Applies global contexts in meaningful ways 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...

  • 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$ 196.00

    The volume is devoted to the study of the history of the Roman-Iberian relationship against the backdrop of ecclesiastical and cultural structures of the Iberian Peninsula, which in many cases took on new forms in the course of the Reconquista and the consolidation of the country. The recently intensified focus on questions concerning... 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$ 196.00

    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...