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Europe (in theory)

Author: Roberto M Dainotto
Publisher: Durham [North Carolina] ; London Duke University Press 2007.
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Europe (in Theory) is an innovative analysis of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century ideas about Europe that continue to inform thinking about culture, politics, and identity today. Drawing on insights  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roberto M Dainotto
ISBN: 9780822339052 0822339056 0822339277 9780822339274
OCLC Number: 433858500
Description: 270 p. 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : a pigs eye view of Europe --
The discovery of Europe : some critical points --
Montesquieu's north and south : history as a theory of Europe --
Republics of letters : what is European literature? --
Mme de Staël to Hegel : the end of French Europe --
Orientalism, Mediterranean style : the limits of history at the margins of Europe.
Responsibility: Roberto M. Dainotto.


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"Remarkably lucid and accessible, Europe (in Theory) is a superb antidote to the 'clash of civilizations' mindset. It ought to be required reading in any course on imperialism and/or Read more...

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