The Lords of Human Kind: European Attitudes to Other Cultures in the Imperial Age

  • Title: The Lords of Human Kind: European Attitudes to Other Cultures in the Imperial Age
  • Author: Victor G. Kiernan
  • ISBN: 9781897959237
  • Page: 137
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Lords of Human Kind European Attitudes to Other Cultures in the Imperial Age Erudite ironic and global in its scope this book is a definitive guide to the history of racism and Eurocentrism
    Erudite, ironic, and global in its scope, this book is a definitive guide to the history of racism and Eurocentrism.

    • The Lords of Human Kind: European Attitudes to Other Cultures in the Imperial Age BY Victor G. Kiernan
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    About Victor G. Kiernan


    1. Professor Victor Gordon Kiernan was a British Marxist historian and a former member of the Communist Party Historians Group with a particular focus on the history of imperialism.


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    1. HOW THE WEST SAW THE REST V.G.Kiernan's 1969 publication "The Lords of Human Kind" was surely one of the first surveys of European attitudes to the non-European world. The book starts with an introduction that takes the reader from the dawn of recorded history to the point where the survey proper starts, roughly the period of the Napoleonic Wars. Separate sections cover the main geographic areas (1) India; (2) the rest of Asia; (3) the Islamic world; (4) the Far East; (5) Africa; (6) the South S [...]

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    2. A grad-level history professor once told me that dead historians roll in their graves every time someone mutters "History repeats itself." It doesn't, but human behaviors certainly do, and current events sadden me to the very depths of my soul in 2017. Europeans and their descendants ruined the world with bullets, booze, and bibles.

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