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Product Description: Most historical accounts of "the West" take it for granted that the guiding principles of the Western tradition―reason, progress, and freedom―have been passed down directly from ancient Greece to modern Europe, evolving in isolation from all non-Western cultures...read more

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9780231176729 | Columbia Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Most historical accounts of "the West" take it for granted that the guiding principles of the Western tradition―reason, progress, and freedom―have been passed down directly from ancient Greece to modern Europe, evolving in isolation from all non-Western cultures.

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Product Description: Cultures of the West: A History, Second Edition, focuses on the ways in which the major ideas and passions of Western culture developed, internally, and how they interacted with the broader world--for good and for ill. The development of such key ideas as religion, science, and philosophy form the central narrative of this book...read more

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9780190240479, titled "Cultures of the West: A History: Since 1350" | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 2015), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Cultures of the West: A History, Second Edition, focuses on the ways in which the major ideas and passions of Western culture developed, internally, and how they interacted with the broader world--for good and for ill.
9780195388916 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 27, 2012, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: The Cultures of the West: A History focuses on the ways in which the major ideas and passions of Western culture developed, internally, and how they interacted with the broader world-for good and for ill.

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Product Description: Cultures of the West: A History, Second Edition, focuses on the ways in which the major ideas and passions of Western culture developed, internally, and how they interacted with the broader world--for good and for ill. The development of such key ideas as religion, science, and philosophy form the central narrative of this book...read more

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9780190240462, titled "Cultures of the West: A History: To 1750" | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 2015), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Cultures of the West: A History, Second Edition, focuses on the ways in which the major ideas and passions of Western culture developed, internally, and how they interacted with the broader world--for good and for ill.
9780195388909 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 27, 2012, cover price $44.95 | About this edition: The Cultures of the West: A History focuses on the ways in which the major ideas and passions of Western culture developed, internally, and how they interacted with the broader world-for good and for ill.

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Product Description: Controversial in its approach, monumental in its scope – this book is the crowning achievement of a distinguished academic career by one of South Africa’s most respected senior economists. Sampie Terreblanche takes a critical look at how social and economic inequality became entrenched in the current world order dominated by Western powers since the 1500s...read more

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9780143539070 | Random House Struik, September 19, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Controversial in its approach, monumental in its scope – this book is the crowning achievement of a distinguished academic career by one of South Africa’s most respected senior economists.

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Product Description: With What's So Great About America, Dinesh D'Souza is not asking a question, but making a statement. The former White House policy analyst and bestselling author argues that in the aftermath of September 11, 2001, American ideals and patriotism should not be things we shy away from...read more

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9780895261533 | Regnery Pub, April 1, 2002, cover price $32.99 | About this edition: Offers examples of the qualities that make America a deserved leader of the Western world, as well as a target for criticism and terrorism, and refutes four major critiques.
9789990867190 | Natl Book Network, April 1, 2002, cover price $0.02

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9781621574026 | Reprint edition (Regnery Pub, June 1, 2015), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: With What's So Great About America, Dinesh D'Souza is not asking a question, but making a statement.
9781621572725 | Regnery Pub, October 27, 2014, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: With What's So Great About America, Dinesh D'Souza is not asking a question, but making a statement.
9780142003015 | Reissue edition (Penguin USA, June 1, 2003), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Offers examples of the qualities that make America a deserved leader of the Western world, as well as a target for criticism and terrorism, and refutes four major critiques.

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9781590072905 | Unabridged edition (New Millenium Audio, October 1, 2002), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Offers examples of the qualities that make America a deserved leader of the Western world, as well as a target for criticism and terrorism, and refutes four major critiques.

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9781590072899 | Unabridged edition (New Millenium Audio, October 1, 2002), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Offers examples of the qualities that make America a deserved leader of the Western world, as well as a target for criticism and terrorism, and refutes four major critiques.

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Product Description: Inhumanities is an unprecedented account of the ways Nazi Germany manipulated and mobilized European literature, philosophy, painting, sculpture, and music in support of its ideological ends. David B. Dennis shows how, based on belief that the Third Reich represented the culmination of Western Civilization, culture became a key propaganda tool in the regime's program of national renewal and its campaign against political, national, and racial enemies...read more

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9781107020498 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 12, 2012, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Inhumanities is an unprecedented account of the ways Nazi Germany manipulated and mobilized European literature, philosophy, painting, sculpture, and music in support of its ideological ends.

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9781107521858 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 14, 2015, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Inhumanities is an unprecedented account of the ways Nazi Germany manipulated and mobilized European literature, philosophy, painting, sculpture, and music in support of its ideological ends.

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Product Description: The search for meaning, which is so crucial for psychological health, has lost its traditional anchors. As a result, millions of individuals are creating their own belief systems. This shift began back in the Sixties, as people left traditional religion and began exploring other forms of spirituality...read more

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9781557789174 | Paragon House, March 1, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The search for meaning, which is so crucial for psychological health, has lost its traditional anchors.

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Product Description: This lively 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...read more

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9781442237667 | 2 edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, February 26, 2015), cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This lively text offers a brief, readable description of our common Western heritage.
9781442205543 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 1, 2010, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This engaging text offers a brief, readable description of our common Western heritage.

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9781442237674 | 2 edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, February 19, 2015), cover price $49.00 | About this edition: This lively text offers a brief history of Western civilization.
9781442205550 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 1, 2010, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: This engaging text offers a brief, readable description of our common Western heritage.

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Product Description: The horrors of the past century have done little to advance appreciation for the virtues of Western civilization. Criticism of the West has mounted and the West itself has lost sight of its uniqueness. Westerners tend to endow other societies with liberal philosophy and practices...read more

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9781412847629 | Transaction Pub, May 17, 2012, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The horrors of the past century have done little to advance appreciation for the virtues of Western civilization.

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9781412854979 | Reprint edition (Transaction Pub, October 31, 2014), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The horrors of the past century have done little to advance appreciation for the virtues of Western civilization.

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Product Description: In this first English translation of one of his most important works, Michel Serres presents the statue as more than a static entity: for Serres it is the basis for knowledge, society, the subject and object, the world and experience...read more
By Randolph Burks (trans)

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9781472530318 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 12, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In this first English translation of one of his most important works, Michel Serres presents the statue as more than a static entity: for Serres it is the basis for knowledge, society, the subject and object, the world and experience.

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Product Description: This volume addresses the conceptualizations of the Other carried out by Western and Muslim societies historically and in contemporary times through empirical case studies.
By Karim H. Karim (editor)

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9781137403650, titled "Re-Imagining the Other: Culture, Media, and Western-Muslim Intersections" | Palgrave Macmillan, July 24, 2014, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This volume addresses the conceptualizations of the Other carried out by Western and Muslim societies historically and in contemporary times through empirical case studies.

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Product Description: In order to be sustainable, a civilization must maintain the balance between 'mind' and 'matter' and between the egocentric 'I' and 'the others'. This book investigates how new institutional arrangements in politics, economy and finance can resolve the current crisis of social values by restoring this delicate balance between opposing forces...read more

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9781137382696 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 15, 2014, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: In order to be sustainable, a civilization must maintain the balance between 'mind' and 'matter' and between the egocentric 'I' and 'the others'.

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Product Description: The rise of the West is often attributed the presence of certain features in Western countries from the 16th century that were absent in more traditional societies: the abolition of serfdom and Protestant ethics, the protection of property rights, and free universities...read more

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9780198703631 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 17, 2014, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: The rise of the West is often attributed the presence of certain features in Western countries from the 16th century that were absent in more traditional societies: the abolition of serfdom and Protestant ethics, the protection of property rights, and free universities.

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Product Description: In what ways has psychology become more influential in Western society? In this book author Ole Jacob Madsen considers the notion of a ‘Therapeutic Turn’ in Western culture – the tendency for psychology to permeate ever new spheres within society...read more

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9781138018686 | Routledge, May 28, 2014, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: In what ways has psychology become more influential in Western society?

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9781138018693 | Routledge, June 2, 2014, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: In what ways has psychology become more influential in Western society?

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Product Description: The historical achievements of religious belief have been large and well chronicled. But what about the accomplishments of those who have challenged religion? Traveling from classical Greece to twenty-first century America, Imagine There's No Heaven explores the role of disbelief in shaping Western civilization...read more

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9781137002600 | St Martins Pr, February 25, 2014, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The historical achievements of religious belief have been large and well chronicled.

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Product Description: The unfinished manuscript of literary and cultural theorist Lindon Barrett, this study offers a genealogy of how the development of racial blackness within the mercantile capitalist system of Euro-American colonial imperialism was constitutive of Western modernity...read more
By John Carlos Rowe (editor)

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9780252038006 | Univ of Illinois Pr, December 23, 2013, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The unfinished manuscript of literary and cultural theorist Lindon Barrett, this study offers a genealogy of how the development of racial blackness within the mercantile capitalist system of Euro-American colonial imperialism was constitutive of Western modernity.

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9780252079511 | Univ of Illinois Pr, December 23, 2013, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The unfinished manuscript of literary and cultural theorist Lindon Barrett, this study offers a genealogy of how the development of racial blackness within the mercantile capitalist system of Euro-American colonial imperialism was constitutive of Western modernity.
9780312124472, titled "The Baltic States: Years of Independence : Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, 1917-1940" | Reissue edition (Palgrave Macmillan, May 1, 1995), cover price $18.95 | also contains The Baltic States: Years of Independence : Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, 1917-1940
9780312124854, titled "Dance, Gender and Culture" | Reprint edition (Palgrave Macmillan, January 1, 1995), cover price $69.99 | also contains Dance, Gender and Culture | About this edition: '.

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Product Description: This book reflects on Western humanity's efforts to escape from history and its terrors--from the existential condition and natural disasters to the endless succession of wars and other man-made catastrophes. Drawing on historical episodes ranging from antiquity to the recent past, and combining them with literary examples and personal reflections, Teofilo Ruiz explores the embrace of religious experiences, the pursuit of worldly success and pleasures, and the quest for beauty and knowledge as three primary responses to the individual and collective nightmares of history...read more

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9780691124131 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 6, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This book reflects on Western humanity's efforts to escape from history and its terrors--from the existential condition and natural disasters to the endless succession of wars and other man-made catastrophes.

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9780691161990 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 5, 2014, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: This book reflects on Western humanity's efforts to escape from history and its terrors--from the existential condition and natural disasters to the endless succession of wars and other man-made catastrophes.

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Product Description: The central argument of Edward Said’s Orientalism is that the relationship between Britain and its colonies was primarily oppositional, based on contrasts between conquest abroad and domestic order at home. Saree Makdisi directly challenges that premise in Making England Western, identifying the convergence between the British Empire’s civilizing mission abroad and a parallel mission within England itself, and pointing to Romanticism as one of the key sites of resistance to the imperial culture in Britain after 1815...read more

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9780226923130 | Univ of Chicago Pr, January 10, 2014, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The central argument of Edward Said’s Orientalism is that the relationship between Britain and its colonies was primarily oppositional, based on contrasts between conquest abroad and domestic order at home.

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9780226923147 | Univ of Chicago Pr, January 10, 2014, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The central argument of Edward Said’s Orientalism is that the relationship between Britain and its colonies was primarily oppositional, based on contrasts between conquest abroad and domestic order at home.

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Product Description: This volume contains 17 essays with fresh new approaches to cultural history from 17 authors that belong to different academic disciplines, including archaeology, art history, classical languages, ethnology, fashion studies, history, history of ideas, history of religion, literature studies, and media studies...read more
By Anna Kallen (editor)

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9789187351273 | Nordic Academic Pr, October 1, 2013, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This volume contains 17 essays with fresh new approaches to cultural history from 17 authors that belong to different academic disciplines, including archaeology, art history, classical languages, ethnology, fashion studies, history, history of ideas, history of religion, literature studies, and media studies.

Argues that blind faith in reason has resulted in problems in every phase of social life, suggests reason is an administrative method rather than a moral force, and proposes some solutions

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9780029277256 | Free Pr, August 1, 1992, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Argues that blind faith in reason has resulted in problems in every phase of social life, suggests reason is an administrative method rather than a moral force, and proposes some solutions

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9781476718965 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, July 2, 2013), cover price $19.99
9780679748199 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, November 1, 1993), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Voltaire's Bastards: The Dictatorship of Reason in the West is a sweeping and provocative exploration of nothing less than the political, economic, social, and cultural origins of Western society.

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Product Description: Designed to accompany The Cultures of the West by Clifford R. Backman (OUP, 2012), Mapping The Cultures of the West takes advantage of the strengths of maps to reveal deep patterns in Western civilization.Features:* 99 maps * Diverse set of maps examines both global and regional patterns of history* Each map section is accompanied by a headnote that provides historical context* Outline maps encourage students to see the connections between history and geographyMapping The Cultures of the West is FREE when bundled with The Cultures of the West...read more

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9780199973484 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 6, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Designed to accompany The Cultures of the West by Clifford R.

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Product Description: Whatever happened to Western civilization? Somehow, Christians have lost ground in every cultural area of leadership and influence in Europe and America since 1700. This is an indubitable fact. The remaining Christians search for an explanation...read more

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9780985365158 | Atlasbooks Dist Serv, May 1, 2013, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Whatever happened to Western civilization?

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