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Author Goody, Jack
Title The theft of history / Jack Goody
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Modern History Library  901 G658    AVAILABLE    30550100400421
 人文社會聯圖  D16.9 .G59 2006    AVAILABLE    30610020238424
 Ethnology Library  D16.9 .G59 2006    AVAILABLE    30520020698131
Descript x, 342 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-323) and index
Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- pt. 1. A socio-cultural genealogy -- 1. Who stole what? : time and space -- 2. The invention of antiquity -- 3. Feudalism : a transition to capitalism or the collapse of Europe and the domination of Asia? -- 4. Asiatic despots, in Turkey and elsewhere? -- pt. 2. Three scholarly perspectives -- 5. Science and civilization in Renaissance Europe -- 6. The theft of 'civilization' : Elias and Absolutist Europe -- 7. The theft of 'capitalism' : Braudel and global comparison -- pt. 3. Three institutions and values -- 8. The theft of institutions, towns, and universities -- 9. The appropriation of values : humanism, democracy and individualism -- 10. Stolen love : European claims to the emotions -- 11. Last words -- References -- Index
Subject History -- Philosophy
Eurocentrism
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