The Idea of the West
Culture, Politics and History
By (author) Alastair Bonnett
Normal Price: $183.95
Your Price: $165.56 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $18.39! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $8.28 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Idea of the West by Alastair Bonnett
Book DescriptionThe West is on everyone's lips: it is defended, celebrated, hated. But how and why did it emerge? And whose idea is it? This book is about representations of the West. Drawing on sources from across the world - from Russia to Japan, Iran to Britain - it argues that the West is not merely a Western idea but something that many people around the world have long been creating and stereotyping. The Idea of the West looks at how the great political and ethnic forces of the last century defined themselves in relation to the West, addresses how Soviet communism, 'Asian spirituality', 'Asian values' and radical Islamism used and deployed images of the West. Both topical and wide-ranging, it offers an accessible but provocative portrait of a fascinating subject and it charts the complex relationship between whiteness and the West.
Buy Idea of the West book by Alastair Bonnett from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781403900340
(222mm x 143mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 27-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Alastair Bonnett
Off the Map, Paperback (April 2015)
Off the Map shows the modern world from surprising new vantage points that will inspire urban explorers, and armchair travellers alike to consider a new way of understanding the world we live in.
How to Argue, Paperback (June 2011)
One of the most difficult things students within higher education have to learn is how to argue. Packed with exercises, examples and case studies, this book aims to address this problem.
Left in the Past, Paperback (July 2010)» View all books by Alastair Bonnett
Looks at the rolenostalgia plays in the radicalimagination to offer a newguide to the history and politics of the left. >
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Idea of the West book by Alastair Bonnett and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Alastair Bonnett
ALASTAIR BONNETT is Professor of Social Geography at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. He is author of four books, including Anti-Racism (Routledge, 2000) and White Identities: Historical and International Perspectives (Pearson Education 2000). He has contributed papers to Ethnic and Racial Studies, Journal of Historical Sociology, Sociology, New Community and many other leading journals. He has also written for History Today, The New Internationalist, The Scotsman, the Observer and New Statesman.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.