The Eastern Origins of Western Civilisation

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John Hobson challenges the ethnocentric bias of mainstream accounts of the "Rise of the West" that assume that Europeans have pioneered their own development, and that the East has been a passive by- PDFstander. The Eastern Origins of Western Civilisation PDF EBook Describing the rise of what he calls the "Oriental West," Hobson argues that Europe first assimilated many Eastern inventions, and then appropriated Eastern resources through imperialism. Hobson's book thus propels the hitherto marginalized Eastern peoples to the forefront of the story of progressive world history. Like this book? Read online this: Hobson's Choice, From Eastern Europe To Western China.

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