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The Fall of Natural Man: The American Indian and the Origins of Comparative Ethnology
Acknowledgments Abbreviations Introduction 1. The problem of recognition 2. The image of the barbarian 3. The theory of natural slavery 4. From nature's slaves to nature's children 5. The rhetoricianExpand
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Lords of all the world : ideologies of empire in Spain, Britain and France c.1500-c.1800
This book, the first to compare theories of empire as they emerged in, and helped to define, the great colonial powers-Spain, Britain, and France-describes the different ways and arguments theseExpand
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Human Rights, Natural Rights, And Europe’s Imperial Legacy
The author argues the concept of human rights is a development of the older notion of natural rights and that the modern understanding of natural rights evolved in the context of the EuropeanExpand
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Beyond the Anarchical Society: Grotius, Colonialism, and Order in World Politics
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Beyond the Anarchical Society: Grotius, Colonialism, and Order in World Politics.
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The Enlightenment: And Why It Still Matters
Introduction: What is Enlightenment? 1. All Coherence Gone 2. Bringing Pity Back In 3. The Fatherless World 4. The Science of Man 5. Discovering Man in Nature 6. The Defence of Civilization 7. TheExpand
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The Idea of Europe: Europe: Conceptualizing a Continent
The identity of “Europe” has always been uncertain and imprecise, a source of pride for some and hatred or contempt for others. Like all identities it is a construction, an elaborate palimpsest ofExpand
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The Languages of Political Theory in Early-Modern Europe: Acknowledgements
Acknowledgements Introduction Anthony Pagden 1. The concept of a language and the metier d'historien: some considerations on practice J. G. A. Pocock Part I: 2. The history of the word politicus inExpand
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