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  • 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...

  • Why the West is Bestby Ibn Warraq

    Encounter Books 2011; US$ 23.95

    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...

  • The West's Last Chanceby Tony Blankely

    Regnery Publishing 2013; US$ 16.95

    The West's Last Chance: Will We Win the Clash of Civilizations? by Tony Blankely more...

  • Europe (in Theory)by Roberto M. Dainotto

    Duke University Press 2006; US$ 84.95

    A postcolonial study of eighteenth-and nineteenth-century theorizations that have informed the dominant idea of Europe, a concept that has marginalized the southern "other" within it's own borders. 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...

  • "Invasion aus dem Osten"by Cornelia Ruhe

    Vittorio Klostermann 2012; US$ 111.13

    Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts sehen sich sowohl Frankreich als auch Spanien durch die immer zahlreicheren Übersetzungen aus dem Russischen einer "Invasion aus dem Osten" gegenüber. In Frankreich entbrennt eine Diskussion, für die die russische Literatur zwar den Anstoß gibt, in der jedoch zugleich im Medium der Literaturkritik Fragen nach dem... 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...

  • The Measure of Civilisationby Ian Morris

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 33.32

    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 the... 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...

  • Race & Historyby Pittard

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 310.00

    First published in 2013. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...