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Lords of the East: The East India Company and its ships

Sutton, Jean

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ISBN 10: 0851771696 / ISBN 13: 9780851771694
Published by Conway Maritime Press
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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0851771696 Conway Maritime Press Ltd. hardcover with dust jacket, 1981, 1st edition, clean/tight, No marks/tears or defects, Fine/Fine (like New); New mylar cover, bubble-wrapped and mailed in a BOX with free delivery confirmation. Bookseller Inventory # 63348

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Title: Lords of the East: The East India Company ...

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

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Roger Scruton argues that to understand adequately the roots of Islamic terrorism, one must understand both the unique historical evolution of the state and the dynamic of globalization. Scruton reveals the philosophical and theological roots of the current clash of civilizations. He addresses issues such as the conflict between Islam and secular law, notions of citizenship, fulfilling the human need for belonging, and why globalization provokes such an apparent desire for revenge against the West in some Islamic minds.;Scruton's narrative raises fundamental questions about the West's ability to recover and defend its own religious heritage while limiting the harmful effects of its decadent hyper-individualism and the culture of repudiation it has sparked both within its own societies and the societies it touches. Finally, Scruton calls for the West to re-examine some of its assumptions about such matters as immigration, multiculturalism, progress and prosperity.

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