The World and the West

The World and the West

The European Challenge and the Overseas Response in the Age of Empire

Paperback - 2002
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This work reaches from such diverse cases as the Maya and Yaqui of Mexico, the Ghost Dance of North America, cargo cults of Melanesia, to Meiji Japan and the Ottoman Empire. In discussing a variety of questions about the relations between the world and Western societies inrecent centuries, the author ultimately introduces a new perspective on the underlying question: How do human societies change through time?
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Edition: 1st pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9780521890540
Characteristics: xiv, 294 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 23 cm.

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