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Author Herman, Arthur, 1956-

Title The idea of decline in Western history / Arthur Herman.

Published New York : Free Press, c1997.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  909.09812 HERM    AVAILABLE
Physical description 521 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 476-497) and index.
Contents 1. Progress, Decline, and Decadence -- 2. Afloat on the Wreckage: Arthur de Gobineau and Racial Pessimism -- 3. Historical and Cultural Pessimism: Jacob Burckhardt and Friedrich Nietzsche -- 4. Degeneration: Liberalism's Doom -- 5. Gilded Age Apocalypse: Henry and Brooks Adams -- 6. Black Over White: W.E.B. Du Bois -- 7. The Closing of the German Mind: Oswald Spengler and The Decline of the West -- 8. Welcoming Defeat: Arnold Toynbee -- 9. The Critical Personality: The Frankfurt School and Herbert Marcuse -- 10. The
10. The Modern French Prophets: Sartre, Foucault, Fanon -- 11. The Multiculturalist Impulse -- 12. Eco-Pessimism: The Final Curtain.
Subject Civilization, Western -- Philosophy.
Regression (Civilization)
ISBN 0684827913