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The Resource What is the West?, Philippe Nemo ; translated by Kenneth Casler ; foreword by Michael Novak

What is the West?, Philippe Nemo ; translated by Kenneth Casler ; foreword by Michael Novak

Label
What is the West?
Title
What is the West?
Statement of responsibility
Philippe Nemo ; translated by Kenneth Casler ; foreword by Michael Novak
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Argues that the West is a coherent cultural entity and discusses the social and political implications of that idea. Nemo weaves together political events, philosophical discoveries, religious movements, and scientific and technological innovations of the last five or six millenia to piece together the history of the West's development"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nemo, Philippe
Dewey number
909/.09821
Index
index present
LC call number
CB245
LC item number
.N4613 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Novak, Michael
  • Nemo, Philippe
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Civilization, Western
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Label
What is the West?, Philippe Nemo ; translated by Kenneth Casler ; foreword by Michael Novak
Link
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Publication
Note
"First published in French in 2004 under the title Qu'est-ce que l'Occident?"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-149) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Greek miracle : city and science -- The contribution of Rome : private law and humanism -- Biblical ethics and eschatology -- The Papal revolution -- The rise of liberal democracies -- The universality of western culture -- For a union of the West
Control code
ocm60835403
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 157 pages
Isbn
9780820703756
Lccn
2005018988
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)60835403
Label
What is the West?, Philippe Nemo ; translated by Kenneth Casler ; foreword by Michael Novak
Link
Publication
Note
"First published in French in 2004 under the title Qu'est-ce que l'Occident?"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-149) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Greek miracle : city and science -- The contribution of Rome : private law and humanism -- Biblical ethics and eschatology -- The Papal revolution -- The rise of liberal democracies -- The universality of western culture -- For a union of the West
Control code
ocm60835403
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 157 pages
Isbn
9780820703756
Lccn
2005018988
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)60835403

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