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Debating Civilizations free pdf It is said that when an American reporter asked Gandhi what he thought of Western civilisation, he responded: 'It would be a nice idea'.In this book Jeremy Smith interrogates debates on Civilizational Analysis both in its classical iteration, with discussions of Toynbee and Spengler, to its post Cold war iterations in the work of Huntington and Eisenstadt, to the third generation of scholars now engaging with these debates, notably Johann Arnason .The book offers a a state of the art reflection on, and extension of, Civilizational Analysis for the Global Age. It is distinctive in its inclusion of non-Western traditions, and critiques including debates from The Arab world, Japan and Latin America. It will be essential reading for students and scholars of postcolonial theory, global sociology and anthropology.

About Dr Jeremy Smith

Jeremy Smith is Associate Dean of the School of Education and Arts, University of Ballarat, Australia. His books include Europe and the Americas: State Formation, Capitalism and Civilizations in Atlantic Modernity (2006).

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Author : Dr Jeremy Smith
Publisher : Bloomsbury Academic
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ISBN : 1472588932
EAN : 9781472588937
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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