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The House of Wisdom: How the Arabs Transformed Western Civilization
Limited preview - 2010
The Orientalizing Revolution: Near Eastern Influence on Greek Culture in the ...
Limited preview - 1995
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the bon oriental 21 Oriental and Ethiopian in competition
for an authentic Paradise is abandoned 33 the themes of
Adam of Bremen Africa Ariel Asia Azurara barbarian belief Brendan Burckhardt Caliban Casas Cecil Rhodes Chardin Chinard civilization classical Columbus comparison contemporary contrast Crusoe culture Denis Brogan earthly Paradise East eighteenth century Ethiopia Europe European existence exotic exoticism expansion expressed fact famous fifteenth century Floire et Blanceflor France fundamental geographers Geyl Greek happiness Henri Baudet historians human Ibid idea ideal imagination influence interpretations Islam island Jakob Burckhardt Jean Chardin Johan Huizinga journey King Lafitau Latin Christianity London man's Mediterranean Muslim myth mythical nature Negro nineteenth century noble savage non-European non-Western world nostalgia Old Shatterhand Oriental original paradisiacal Paris past philosophers Pierre d'Ailly Pieter Geyl Pietro Martyr political Portugal Portuguese Prester John primitive primitivism problem progress Prospero psychological urge relations Renan Rousseau seems social society sort superior theme thou thought tion tive Turgot Turks Utopia virtue Voyage West Western wickedness xenophilia