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Worlds at war : the 2,500-year struggle between east and west

Author: Anthony Pagden; John Rafter Lee
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, CT] : Tantor Media, ℗2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Anthony Pagden presents a sweeping history of the long struggle between East and West, from the Greeks to the present day. Throughout we learn a tremendous amount about what 'East' and 'West' were and are, and how it has always been competing worldviews and psychologies, more than religion or power grabs, that have fed the mistrust and violence between East and West.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Pagden; John Rafter Lee
ISBN: 9781400136292 1400136296 9781400106295 140010629X
OCLC Number: 213494172
Notes: Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by John Lee.
Description: 16 audio discs (20 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: 1. Perpetual Enmity --
2. In the Shadow of Alexander --
3. A World of Citizens --
4. The Church Triumphant --
5. The Coming of Islam --
6. Houses of War --
7. The Present Terror of the World --
8. Science Ascendant --
9. Enlightened Orientalism --
10. The Mohammed of the West --
11. The Eastward Course of Empire --
12 Epilogue: Towards the Future --
Acknowledgments --
Bibliography --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Anthony Pagden.
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Anthony Pagden presents a sweeping history of the long struggle between East and West, from the Greeks to the present day. Throughout we learn a tremendous amount about what 'East' and 'West' were and are, and how it has always been competing worldviews and psychologies, more than religion or power grabs, that have fed the mistrust and violence between East and West.

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