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Debating civilisations: interrogating civilisational analysis in a global age

Debating civilisations: interrogating civilisational analysis in a global age

Smith, Jeremy, 1966- author; Manchester University Press, publisher

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Published Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 2018
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Statement of responsibility: Jeremy C.A. Smith
ISBN: 1526105284, 1526105292, 1526105306, 1526105314, 9781526105288, 9781526105295, 9781526105301, 9781526105318
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Note: Includes index.
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Language note: In English.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (216 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
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Series: Manchester Political Studies
Subject: Comparative civilization.; Politics & government International relations Diplomacy; Intercultural communication.; Society and anthropology.; Civilization Philosophy.; Cultural pluralism.; Society and social sciences
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press, 2018. Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.


  1. Part I: Theoretical engagements in civilisational analysis
  2. 1. Civilisations debated: uses and critiques of 'civilisation'
  3. 2. Currents and perspectives in contemporary civilisational analysis
  4. 3. Counterpoints, critiques, dialogues
  5. 4. Inter-civilisational engagement: imaginaries, power, connected worlds
  6. Part II: Studies in inter-civilisational engagement
  7. 5. Salt water horizons: seas, oceans and civilisations
  8. 6. Pacific imaginaries: ontologies of connection, reconstruction of memory
  9. 7. Engagement in the cross-currents of history: perspectives on civilisation in Latin America
  10. 8. Japan in engagement and the discourses of civilisation
  11. 9. Conclusion
  12. Index.