The Meeting of East and West: An Inquiry Concerning World Understanding

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Macmillan, 1960 - Civilization - 531 pages
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User Review  - pastormalone - LibraryThing

If it were not a dated book (1946) I would easily give it four stars. Northrop gives and excellent analysis of the philosophical foundations of various would cultures. His view of the "East" is dated ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jim Coughenour - Goodreads

One of the most interesting books I've ever read. Written in 1947, it was decades ahead of its time. An influence on Robert Pirsig (Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance). Recommended for any lover of wisdom. Read full review

Contents

THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD I
3
THE RICH CULTURE OF MEXICO
15
HI THE FREE CULTURE OF THE UNITED STATES
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