How the West Was LosteBook - 2006
What made the West 'western'? And, has Western civilisation found modernity but lost itself? This provocative and stimulating polemic argues that western culture and civilisation have been destroyed not only in, but indeed by, modernity. How the West Was Lost argues that all modern upheavals - the Reformation, the English, American, French and Russian Revolutions, the Napoleonic Wars, the American Civil War, both World Wars - can only be understood if seen as resulting in an assault on the core values of the West. At its heart lies the belief that the central conflict of our time is cultural a.
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the United States by St. Martin's Press, 2006.
Characteristics: data file 1 online resource (xvi, 351 pages)