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The empire of civilization : the evolution of an imperial idea / Brett Bowden.

By: Bowden, Brett, 1968-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: CB19 .B69 2014Publication: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2014Description: xi, 303 p.Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2009. ISBN: 022614240X (paperback); 9780226142401 (paperback).Subject(s): Civilization -- Philosophy | Civilization -- History | Imperialism | International relations -- Philosophy | Philosophy, European
Contents:
Introduction : Guizot's question : universal civilization? -- Part 1. Civilization, progress, and history : universals all? -- The ideal of civilization : its origins, meanings, and implications -- Civilization and the idea of progress -- The notion of universal civilization : one end for all? -- Part 2. The art and science of empire -- The expansion of Europe and the classical standard of civilization -- The burden of civilization and the "art and science of colonization" -- Part 3. New barbarism, old civilization, revived imperialism -- New barbarism and the test of modernity -- The "new realities" of imperialism -- Conclusion : The future of intercivilizational relations.
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Reprint. Originally published: 2009.

Introduction : Guizot's question : universal civilization? -- Part 1. Civilization, progress, and history : universals all? -- The ideal of civilization : its origins, meanings, and implications -- Civilization and the idea of progress -- The notion of universal civilization : one end for all? -- Part 2. The art and science of empire -- The expansion of Europe and the classical standard of civilization -- The burden of civilization and the "art and science of colonization" -- Part 3. New barbarism, old civilization, revived imperialism -- New barbarism and the test of modernity -- The "new realities" of imperialism -- Conclusion : The future of intercivilizational relations.

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