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The Empire of Civilization [electronic resource]: The Evolution of an Imperial Idea

Brett Bowden
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Language
English
ISBN
9780226068145 (cloth : alk. paper), 0226068145 (cloth : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction: Guizot's question : universal civilization?
  • Civilization, progress, and history : universals all?
  • The ideal of civilization : its origins, meanings, and implications
  • Civilization and the idea of progress
  • The notion of universal civilization : one end for all?
  • The art and science of empire
  • The expansion of Europe and the classical standard of civilization
  • The burden of civilization and the "art and science of colonization"
  • New barbarism, old civilization, revived imperialism
  • New barbarism and the test of modernity
  • The "new realities" of imperialism
  • Conclusion: The future of intercivilizational relations.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-289) and index.
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