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Civilization and race

  • Time in the Black Experienceby Joseph Adjaye

    ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 130.00

    In the first book which deals entirely with the subject of time in Africa and the Black Diaspora, Adjaye presents ten critical case studies of selected communities in Africa, the Caribbean, and the American South. The essays cover a wide spectrum of manifestations of temporal experience, including cosmological and genealogical time, physical and ecological... more...

  • Through a glass, darklyby W. Arts

    BRILL 2000; US$ 74.00

    The question this text addresses is whether our images of cultural tradition and modernity in East and West, in past and present, are so blurred that we look at them as through a glass, darkly? The contributors argue for greater understanding and communication between cultures. 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...

  • Islam's War Against the Crusadersby W B Bartlett

    The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86

    The first history in English to study the Crusades from the Islamic point of view, by an established historian of the Crusades. more...

  • The West's Last Chanceby Tony Blankely

    Regnery Publishing 2013; US$ 16.99

    Blankley paints the picture of a Europe in which radical Islam is triumphant - a threat that becomes more real with every passing day. Blankley also shows what the United States must do to avoid the same fate. more...

  • The Tyranny of Guiltby Pascal Bruckner; Steven Rendall

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 19.95 US$ 15.96

    Fascism, communism, genocide, slavery, racism, imperialism--the West has no shortage of reasons for guilt. And, indeed, since the Holocaust and the end of World War II, Europeans in particular have been consumed by remorse. But Pascal Bruckner argues that guilt has now gone too far. It has become a pathology, and even an obstacle to fighting today's... more...

  • European Self-Reflection Between Politics and Religionby Lars K. Bruun; Karl Christian Lammers; Gert Sørensen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00

    This collection of essays suggests new ways of looking at the intertwining of political and religious agonies in the period 1914-1991. The long 'European civil war' revealed that Europe, far from being formed by a one-track progression, has followed several tracks or fault lines, leading to a number of contrasts in European self-perception. more...

  • In the Land of Nodby Hubert Butler

    The Lilliput Press 1996; US$ 14.57

    In The Land of Nod is the fourth and final volume of Hubert Butler's essays and crowns a remarkable literary odyssey. As Neal Ascherson writes: 'When the first collection appeared in 1985 he was already an old man/ His fame began to spread across his native Ireland and then across the world. By the time of his death in 1991 readers throughout Europe... more...

  • Western Civilization: A Global and Comparative Approachby Kenneth L. Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Featuring the one author, one voice approach, this text is ideal for instructors who do not wish to neglect the importance of non-Western perspectives on the study of the past. The book is a brief, affordable presentation providing a coherent examination of the past from ancient times to the present. Religion, everyday life, and transforming moments... more...

  • The Celtsby Malcolm Chapman

    Palgrave Macmillan 1992; US$ 210.00

    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...