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  • Beckett in Black and Redby Alan Warren Friedman

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In 1934, Nancy Cunard published Negro: An Anthology , which brought together more than two hundred contributions, serving as a plea for racial justice, an exposé of black oppression, and a hymn to black achievement and endurance. The anthology stands as a virtual ethnography of 1930s racial, historic, artistic, political, and economic culture. Samuel... more...

  • Der asymmetrische Westenby Barbara Henry; Alberto Pirni

    transcript 2014; US$ 34.39

    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...

  • 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$ 21.99

    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...

  • A Concise Survey of Western Civilizationby Brian A. Pavlac

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 48.99

    This engaging text offers a brief, readable description of our common Western heritage. Providing a tightly focused narrative and interpretive structure, Brian A. Pavlac covers the basic historical information that all educated adults should know. His joined terms "supremacies and diversities" develop major themes of conflict and creativity throughout... more...

  • A Concise Survey of Western Civilizationby Brian A. Pavlac

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 28.99

    This engaging 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 tightly focused narrative and interpretive structure, Brian A. Pavlac covers the basic historical information that all educated adults... more...

  • A Concise Survey of Western Civilizationby Brian A. Pavlac

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 28.99

    This engaging text offers a brief, readable description of our common Western heritage. Providing a tightly focused narrative and interpretive structure, Brian A. Pavlac covers the basic historical information that all educated adults should know. His joined terms "supremacies and diversities" develop major themes of conflict and creativity throughout... more...

  • The Idea of Decline in Western Historyby Arthur Herman

    Free Press 2010; Not Available

    Historian Arthur Herman traces the roots of declinism and shows how major thinkers, past and present, have contributed to its development as a coherent ideology of cultural pessimism. From Nazism to the Sixties counterculture, from Britain's Fabian socialists to America's multiculturalists, and from Dracula and Freud to Robert Bly and Madonna, this... more...