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The Conquest Of America: The Question Of The Other
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The Conquest of America is a fascinating study of cultural confrontation in the New World, with implications far beyond sixteenth-century America. The book offers an original interpretation of the Spaniards? conquest, colonization, and destruction of…
A Short Account Of The Destruction Of The Indies
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Bartolomé de Las Casas was the first and fiercest critic of Spanish colonialism in the New World. An early traveller to the Americas who sailed on one of Columbus's voyages, Las Casas was so horrified by the wholesale massacre he witnessed that he…
Worlds At War: The 2,500-year Struggle Between East And West
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Spanning two and a half millennia, Anthony Pagden’s mesmerizing Worlds at War delves deep into the roots of the “clash of civilizations” between East and West that has always been a battle over ideas. It begins with ancient Greece and its epic…
Colonial Identity in the Atlantic World, 1500-1800

Colonial Identity in the Atlantic World, 1500-1800

by Nicholas Canny

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|August 21, 1989

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The Pursuit Of Europe: A History

The Pursuit Of Europe: A History

by Anthony Pagden

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|November 16, 2022

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The European Union, we are told, is facing extinction. Most of those who believe that, however, have no understanding of how, and why, it become possible to imagine that the diverse peoples of Europe might be united in a single political community. The Pursuit of…
The Enlightenment: And Why It Still Matters

The Enlightenment: And Why It Still Matters

by Anthony Pagden

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|April 23, 2013

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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS One of our most renowned and brilliant historians takes a fresh look at the revolutionary intellectual movement that laid the foundation for the modern world.   Liberty and equality. Human rights.…
Lords of all the World: Ideologies of Empire in Spain, Britain and France c.1500-c.1800
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The rise and fall of modern colonial empires have had a lasting impact on the development of European political theory and notions of national identity. This book is the first to compare theories of empire as they emerged in, and helped to define, the great…
The Burdens Of Empire: 1539 To The Present
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Peoples and Empires: A Short History of European Migration, Exploration, and Conquest, from Greece…
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Written by one of the world’s foremost historians of human migration, Peoples and Empires is the story of the great European empires—the Roman, the Spanish, the French, the British—and their colonies, and the back-and-forth between…
The Idea Of Europe: From Antiquity To The European Union
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This book addresses the question of what it means, and has meant, to be "European," covering the period from Antiquity to the end of the twentieth century. The essays discuss questions of politics, law, religion, culture, literature, and even affectivity in a…
Letters from Mexico

Letters from Mexico

by Hernán Cortés

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|August 11, 2001

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Hernán Cortés's Cartas de Relacíon, written over a seven-year period to Charles V of Spain, provide an extraordinary narrative account of the conquest of Mexico from the founding of the coastal town of Veracruz until Cortés's journey to Honduras in 1525.…
The Fall of Natural Man: The American Indian and the Origins of Comparative Ethnology
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This book gives a new interpretation of the reception of the new world by the old. It is the first in-depth study of the pre-Enlightenment methods by which Europeans attempted to describe and classify the American Indian and his society. Between 1512 and 1724 a…
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