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This book rethinks the roles of Europe and Islamic civilisation in world history.

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This book rethinks the roles of Europe and Islamic civilisation in world history.

Synopsis:

Is the history of the modern world the history of Europe writ large? Or is it possible to situate the history of modernity as a world historical process apart from its origins in Western Europe? In Part I of this posthumous collection of essays, Marshall G.S. Hodgson challenges adherents of both Eurocentrism and multiculturalism to rethink the place of Europe in world history.

Table of Contents

Editor's preface; Introduction: Marshall G. S. Hodgson and world history Edmund Burke, III; Part I. Europe in a global context: 1. The interrelations of societies in history; 2. In the center of the map: nations see themselves as the hub of history; 3. World history and world outlook; 4. The great Western Transmutation; 5. Historical method in civilizational studies; 6. On doing world history; Part II. Islam in a global context: 7. The role of Islam in world history; 8. Cultural patterning in Islamdom and the Occident; 9. The unity of later Islamic history; 10. Modernity and the Islamic heritage; Part III. The discipline of world history: 11. The objectivity of large-scale historical inquiry: its peculiar limits and requirements; 12. Conditions of historical comparison among ages and regions: the limitations of their validity; 13. Interregional studies as integrating the historical disciplines: the practical implications of an interregional orientation for scholars and for the public; Conclusion: Islamic history as world history: Marshall G. S. Hodgson and The Venture of Islam, Edmund Burke, III.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521438445
Editor:
Burke, Edmund
Editor:
Burke, III
Editor:
Burke, Edmund
Editor:
Burke, III
Author:
Adas, Michael
Author:
Hodgson, Marshall G. S.
Author:
Curtin, Philip D.
Author:
Edmund Burke, III
Author:
Marshall G. S., Hodgson
Author:
Hodgson, Marshall G.
Author:
Edmund Burke III
Author:
Burke III, Edmund
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge England ;
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Middle East
Subject:
History
Subject:
World
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Middle East - General
Subject:
World history
Subject:
Civilization, islamic
Subject:
History -- Philosophy.
Subject:
Civilization, Islamic -- Western influences.
Subject:
Europe Civilization Islamic influences.
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
World history World history
Subject:
World History-General
Edition Description:
Revised
Series:
Studies in Comparative World History
Series Volume:
870-1-25
Publication Date:
20020331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
356
Dimensions:
9.04x6.38x.87 in. 1.19 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This book rethinks the roles of Europe and Islamic civilisation in world history.
"Synopsis" by , Is the history of the modern world the history of Europe writ large? Or is it possible to situate the history of modernity as a world historical process apart from its origins in Western Europe? In Part I of this posthumous collection of essays, Marshall G.S. Hodgson challenges adherents of both Eurocentrism and multiculturalism to rethink the place of Europe in world history.
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