Decline of the West: Form and Actuality

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Kessinger Publishing, Feb 1, 2003 - History - 507 pages
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Volume 2 of a 2 vol. set. The scope of this book is a philosophy of history, however, it possesses a deeper significance as a commentary on the great epochal moment of which the portents were visible when the leading ideas were being formed. Its intent is to describe, in the light of the decline of the Classical Age, a one world-historical phase of several centuries.

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Oswald Spengler, one of the most controversial historians of this century, was born in Blankenburg, Germany in 1880 and died in Munich in 1936.
H. Stuart Hughes is Professor of History, Emeritus, at the University of California at San Diego. He is the author of many books, including Oswald Spengler: A Critical Estimate, Consciousness and Society and, most recently, Sophisticated Rebels.

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