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In defence of the West

Herbert von Beckerath

In defence of the West

a political and economic study

by Herbert von Beckerath

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Western.,
  • Reconstruction (1939-1951).

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statementby Herbert von Beckerath.
    SeriesDuke University. Publications
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19038868M

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Stanley R. Sloan's Defense of the West: NATO, The European Union, and the Transatlantic Bargain is a comprehensive and accessible summary of the origins and purpose of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), its evolution over time, and its future prospects.

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A better explanation of the book might be: "in defense of humanity's need for wildness and wilderness; in defense of the spiritual renewal that can be gained from the American West."/5. For Edward Said, all of Western thought occupies the left slash while all of Eastern culture occupies the other.

It is this biased division of human thought that Warraq addresses in his Defending the West: A Critique of Edward Said's by:   By KATHARINE SAVAGE. W here I live, mention the Great Books or the Western tradition, and you are likely given a polite sneer, at best.

At worst, you’ll hear the all too familiar string of adjectives: “racist,” “post-colonial,” “bigoted.” And this is a real conundrum for parents who see the obvious fruits of their local classical Christian school but still aspire to be welcoming.

Defending the West is at times an encyclopaedia, at times an essay, at times a textbook. Neither form nor substance are consistent throughout the entire work.

One thing I do appreciate is Ibn Warraq's point of view as a non-Westerner, which should deflect the standard accusations of /5. In Defense of Internment will outrage, enlighten, and radically change the way you view the past-and the present. About the Author Michelle Malkin is author of the New York Times best-seller, Invasion, which ignited debate on immigration and national security in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks on by:   The currents in the history of the West preoccupied with miscegenation and corruption of the blood are feeble in the face of the overwhelming tide of Author: Daniel Foster.

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The book falls into five parts. Defence of the West: Some Ridles of War and Peace Hart, B. Liddell Published by Morrow, NY ().

The aftermath of World War I ushered in a period of negativity and doubt, the climate in which the relativist critique flourished. The coming of World War II saw American culture turn toward affirmation and the search for certainty. Out of the public eye and far from the daily headlines, a fierce verbal battle is currently being waged about the course of American policy in the long death struggle with Moscow that we call the Cold War.

At ground zero of this new dispute is author Diana West, whose recent book, American Betrayal (St. Martin's), is a hard- hitting critique of the strategy toward the Soviet Union pursued in.

Donald Trump recently delivered one of the better speeches of his young presidency in Warsaw, where he called on the West “to summon the courage and the will to defend our civilization.” Surprisingly, the speech was roundly criticized by some as offensive. One commentator called it “an alt-right manifesto.” Another.

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Mackinder and the Defence of the West. Edited By Brian Blouet. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 13 May Pub. location by: 8. Defending the West matters to everyone, regardless of colour, creed, or nationality.

It matters to those who are seeking to destroy it as much as it does to those seeking to protect it. Defence of the West requires pre--emptive action, but it cannot be undertaken on a unilateral basis and outside the law. The west, highly conscious of Mackinder’s dictum () that "Who rules East Europe commands the Heartland," quickly adopted policies to contain the Soviet Union.

History has therefore proved Mackinder’s work to be of vital importance to generations of strategic thinking and he remains a key influence in the new millennium. The book allows the reader to view many parts of "the West" from his authentic perspective. From his time in a firetower in Montana to retelling and following John Wesley Powell's story of exploration, Edward Abbey will have you hooked on Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Massis, Henri, Defence of the west.

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