Cultures of the West
  • Author : Clifford R. Backman
  • Release Date : 01 October 2015
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 1296
  • ISBN 13 : 0190240458

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Cultures of the West

Cultures of the West

Author : Clifford R. Backman
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Genre : Uncategorized
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"Combined volume" includes both volumes 1 and 2....

Four Cultures of the West

Four Cultures of the West

Author : John OMALLEY
Publisher : Harvard University Press
Genre : Religion
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The workings of Western intelligence in our day--whether in politics or the arts, in the humanities or the church--are as troubling as they are mysterious, leading to the questions: Where are we going? What in the world were we thinking? By exploring the history of four "cultures" so deeply embedded ...

Cultures of the West

Cultures of the West

Author : Clifford R. Backman
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Civilization, Western
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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. The development of such key ideas as religion, science, and philosophy form the central narrative of ...

To 1750

To 1750

Author : Clifford R. Backman
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Civilization, Western
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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. The development of such key ideas as religion, science, and philosophy form the central narrative of ...

The Decline of the West

The Decline of the West

Author : Oswald Spengler
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Genre : History
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Spengler's work describes how we have entered into a centuries-long "world-historical" phase comparable to late antiquity, and his controversial ideas spark debate over the meaning of historiography....

Sources for Cultures of the West

Sources for Cultures of the West

Author : Clifford R Backman
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Uncategorized
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Designed to accompany Cultures of the West: Volume 1: To 1750, Third Edition (2019), and Cultures of the West: Volume 2: Since 1350, Third Edition (2019), by Clifford R. Backman, the third editions of Sources for Cultures of the West, Volume 1: To 1750 and Sources for Cultures of the West, Volume 2: Since 1350 feature approximately six written sources ...

The Routledge Companion to Cultural History in the Western World

The Routledge Companion to Cultural History in the Western World

Author : Alessandro Arcangeli,Jörg Rogge,Hannu Salmi
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : History
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The Routledge Companion to Cultural History in the Western World is a comprehensive examination of recent discussions and findings in the exciting field of cultural history. A synthesis of how the new cultural history has transformed the study of history, the volume is divided into three parts – medieval, early modern ...

Across the Great Divide

Across the Great Divide

Author : Matthew Basso,Laura McCall,Dee Garceau-Hagen
Publisher : Psychology Press
Genre : History
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In Across the Great Divide historians look to both the history of masculinity in the West and to the ways in which popular notions of the rugged American man have been represented in movies, popular music, dimestore novels and folklore....

Women in the American West

Women in the American West

Author : Laura Woodworth-Ney
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Genre : History
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Examines the part that women played in the settlement of the American West, discussing their accomplishments as ranchers, soldiers, businesswomen, and politicians, and analyzing the influence that polygamy and prostitution had on the expansion into Western territories....

The Two Cultures

The Two Cultures

Author : C. P. Snow,Stefan Collini
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : Philosophy
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The importance of science and technology and future of education and research are just some of the subjects discussed here....

African Americans in the West

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Author : Douglas Flamming
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Genre : Social Science
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Based on the latest research, this work provides a new look at the lives of African Americans in the Western United States, from the colonial era to the present. • A rich collection of photographs, many never before published • A completely up-to-date bibliography highlighting significant resources for further study on African ...

Culture and Dignity

Culture and Dignity

Author : Laura Nader
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : Social Science
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In Culture and Dignity - Dialogues between the Middle East and the West, renowned cultural anthropologist Laura Nader examines the historical and ethnographic roots of the complex relationship between the East and the West, revealing how cultural differences can lead to violence or a more peaceful co-existence. Outlines an anthropology ...

American Nations

American Nations

Author : Colin Woodard
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : History
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An illuminating history of North America's eleven rival cultural regions that explodes the red state-blue state myth. North America was settled by people with distinct religious, political, and ethnographic characteristics, creating regional cultures that have been at odds with one another ever since. Subsequent immigrants didn't confront or assimilate into ...

The WEIRDest People in the World

The WEIRDest People in the World

Author : Joseph Henrich
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Genre : Psychology
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A New York Times Notable Book of 2020 A Bloomberg Best Non-Fiction Book of 2020 A Behavioral Scientist Notable Book of 2020 A Human Behavior & Evolution Society Must-Read Popular Evolution Book of 2020 A bold, epic account of how the co-evolution of psychology and culture created the peculiar Western mind that has profoundly shaped ...

The Politics of Gender and the Culture of Sexuality

The Politics of Gender and the Culture of Sexuality

Author : Ali A. Mazrui
Publisher : University Press of America
Genre : Social Science
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The Politics of Gender and the Culture of Sexuality outlines theories of gender within the intellectual paradigm of the triple heritage: Islam, Africanity, and the West. In doing so, the author and editor present a multifaceted and dynamic theoretical discourse of gender....