The struggle for the West

a divided and contested legacy
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Routledge , New York
International relations, Civilization, Western, Western countries -- Politics and gover
Statementedited by Christopher S. Browning and Marko Lehti.
ContributionsBrowning, Christopher S., 1974-, Lehti, Marko.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJZ1242 .S83 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23213429M
ISBN 139780415476836, 9780203867358
LC Control Number2009016832

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The genius of Western civilization is its unique synthesis of reason and faith. But today that synthesis is under attack—from the East by radical Islam (faith without reason) .