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The Resource Savage anxieties : the invention of western civilization, Robert A. Williams, Jr

Savage anxieties : the invention of western civilization, Robert A. Williams, Jr

Label
Savage anxieties : the invention of western civilization
Title
Savage anxieties
Title remainder
the invention of western civilization
Statement of responsibility
Robert A. Williams, Jr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Robert A.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Noble savage
  • Tribes
  • Primitive societies
Label
Savage anxieties : the invention of western civilization, Robert A. Williams, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-258) and index
Contents
Homer and the idea of the savage: first impressions -- the legend of the golden age and the idea of the savage -- The emergence of the classical idea of the savage -- The classical idea of the savage and the invention of western philosophy -- The idea of the savage and the rise of Roman imperial civilization -- Parallel lives: the idea of the savage and the decline of the Roman empire -- The medieval Christian church's war on the classical idea of the savage -- The wild man and the medieval Christian idea of the savage -- The Renaissance humanist revival of the classical language of savagery -- The Renaissance discovery era and the idea of the savage -- The enlightenment idea of the savage and the founders' first Indian policy -- Savage anxieties: indigenous peoples' human rights in the twenty-first century
Control code
ocn760975009
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
265 p.
Isbn
9780230338760
Lccn
2012011360
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)760975009
Label
Savage anxieties : the invention of western civilization, Robert A. Williams, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-258) and index
Contents
Homer and the idea of the savage: first impressions -- the legend of the golden age and the idea of the savage -- The emergence of the classical idea of the savage -- The classical idea of the savage and the invention of western philosophy -- The idea of the savage and the rise of Roman imperial civilization -- Parallel lives: the idea of the savage and the decline of the Roman empire -- The medieval Christian church's war on the classical idea of the savage -- The wild man and the medieval Christian idea of the savage -- The Renaissance humanist revival of the classical language of savagery -- The Renaissance discovery era and the idea of the savage -- The enlightenment idea of the savage and the founders' first Indian policy -- Savage anxieties: indigenous peoples' human rights in the twenty-first century
Control code
ocn760975009
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
265 p.
Isbn
9780230338760
Lccn
2012011360
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)760975009

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