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User Review  - Zachary Moore - Goodreads

Goody's book provides a solid corrective to some of the more egregious aspects of eurocentric history, largely by focusing on a historiography of different "unique" aspects of European history for ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mike Orszag - Goodreads

It is difficult to evaluate this book. The narrative is broad, covering history in all regions of the world and on topics ranging from love to politics. The overall thesis, though, that Western ... Read full review

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Elias and
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European claims to the emotions
11 Last words

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Page 18 - They have, however, never been able to bring themselves to print books and set up public clocks. They hold that their scriptures, that is, their sacred books, would no longer be scriptures if they were printed ; and if they established public clocks, they think that the authority of their muezzins and their ancient rites would suffer diminution. In other matters they pay great respect to the time-honoured customs of foreign nations, even to the detriment of their own religious scruples.

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The Theft of History
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The Theft of History - Cambridge University Press
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The Theft of History - Università di Bologna
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