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  • Critical Zone 3by Douglas Kerr; Q.S. Tong; Shouren Wang

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2008; US$ 40.00

    Critical Zone is an established series in cultural and literary studies jointly published by the Hong Kong University Press and Nanjing University Press. This is the third number. Based in Hong Kong and mainland China, Critical Zone aims to bring together scholars around the world and to improve cross-cultural and cross-regional understanding. more...

  • Der asymmetrische Westenby Barbara Henry; Alberto Pirni

    transcript 2014; US$ 34.60

    Dieser Band schärft den Blick für die politische Lage des Westens. Er stellt die Asymmetrien und Ungleichheiten der westlichen Gesellschaften in den Mittelpunkt und betrachtet sie unter philosophischen und kulturwissenschaftlichen Aspekten. Die verschiedenen untersuchten Identitäten spiegeln sich in spezifischen Formen von sozialer Benachteiligung... more...

  • The Enemy at the Gateby Andrew Wheatcroft

    Basic Books 2009; US$ 18.99

    In 1683, an Ottoman army that stretched from horizon to horizon set out to seize the “Golden Apple,? as Turks referred to Vienna. The ensuing siege pitted battle-hardened Janissaries wielding seventeenth-century grenades against Habsburg armies, widely feared for their savagery. The walls of Vienna bristled with guns as the besieging Ottoman host... more...

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

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 30.99

    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...

  • An Essay on the Civilisations of India, China and Japanby G Lowes Dickinson

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    This volume presents an account of the author?s travels during 1912-13 making particular note of the characteristics of Indian, Chinese and Japanese societies and the effect upon them of contact with the West. Although inevitably dated in some of its views, the volume nonetheless provides an excellent starting point for comparisons between East and... more...

  • Great Booksby David Denby

    Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 17.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Islamism and the Westby Uriya Shavit

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Offering a unique analysis of Islamist ideology, Islamism and the West attempts to explain how- and why-mainstream Islamist leaders have, for the past century, developed and canonized theories which depict theWest as engaged in a sophisticated conspiracy to undermine Muslim identity by cultural means, while morallycollapsing and yearning for the... more...

  • Le Procès de l'Europeby Jean-François Mattéi

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2011; US$ 11.99

    Une défense philosophique de la culture européenne par le philosophe renommé, Jean-François Mattéi. more...