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Eight Eurocentric historians

by J.M. Blaut | 14 September 2000
PAPERBACK
Category: Environment
Synopsis
This volume examines and critiques the work of a diverse group of Eurocentric historians who have strongly shaped our understanding of world history. Building upon the foundations laid in his previous book, THE COLONIZER'S MODEL OF THE WORLD, which provided a systematic overview of the nature and evolution of Eurocentrism, Blaut focuses in depth on Max Weber, Lynn White, Jr., Robert Brenner, Eric L. Jones, Michael Mann, John A. Hall, Jared Diamond, and David Landes. The role of each of these thinkers in generating colonialist understandings of history is described, and the fallacious assumptions at the roots of their arguments are revealed. Working toward an alternative understanding of the origins of modernity, this clearly written book provides invaluable insights and tools for readers across a range of disciplines.
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Synopsis
This volume examines and critiques the work of a diverse group of Eurocentric historians who have strongly shaped our understanding of world history. Building upon the foundations laid in his previous book, THE COLONIZER'S MODEL OF THE WORLD, which provided a systematic overview of the nature and evolution of Eurocentrism, Blaut focuses in depth on Max Weber, Lynn White, Jr., Robert Brenner, Eric L. Jones, Michael Mann, John A. Hall, Jared Diamond, and David Landes. The role of each of these thinkers in generating colonialist understandings of history is described, and the fallacious assumptions at the roots of their arguments are revealed. Working toward an alternative understanding of the origins of modernity, this clearly written book provides invaluable insights and tools for readers across a range of disciplines.
€33.59
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Product Details

ISBN - 9781572305915
Format - PAPERBACK
Publisher -
Published - 14/09/2000
Categories - All, Books, History and Politics, History Books, General History, All, Books, History and Politics, Current Affairs, Environment
No. of Pages - 222
Weight - 324
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Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 24
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
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