What is the West

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What is the West

Kurt Almqvist (ed.)

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  • Published 2008
  • Isbn 9789189672208
  • Type Hardcover
  • 278 pages
  • English

What is West is an anthology of essays discussing the concept of the West from many different angles. When and how did the ideas of the western world arise and what values can be associated with the West and the East respectively?

The texts stem from the Engelsberg Seminar, arranged by Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation.

Contributors: Töger Seidenfaden, David Frum, Georgios Varouxakis, Roger Scruton, Philippe nemo, David Landes, Nadezhda Mihaylova, Edward Lucas, Sahin Alpay, Pankaj Mishra, Robert Irwin, Ibn Warraq, Avishai Margalit, Marina Warner, Göran Rosenberg, Rolf Ekéus, Larry Siedentop, Robert J. Shapiro, Philip Bobbit, Bo Huldt