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The empire of civilization

the evolution of an imperial idea

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The empire of civilization

the evolution of an imperial idea

This edition published in by University of Chicago Press in Chicago.


Table of Contents

Introduction: Guizot's question : universal civilization?
pt. 1. 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?
pt. 2. 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"
pt. 3. New barbarism, old civilization, revived imperialism
New barbarism and the test of modernity
The "new realities" of imperialism
Conclusion: The future of intercivilizational relations.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
303.48/201
Library of Congress
CB19 .B598 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL21559480M
Internet Archive
empirecivilizati00bowd_694
ISBN 10
0226068145
ISBN 13
9780226068145
LC Control Number
2008029873
Library Thing
9042108

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