Western Supremacy

The Triumph of an Idea

Sophie Bessis

Western Supremacy

Sophie Bessis

Distributed for Zed Books

304 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $44.95 ISBN: 9781842772195 Published April 2003 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Forword to the English edition
Introduction

Part 1: The Formation of a Culture
1. The West Is Born
2. Light and Shadow of the Enlightenment
3. The Roots of a Conviction
4. Continuity beneath Wrenching Changes
5. The Backlash

Part 2: The Way of the World
6. The Great Post-Colonial Illusion
7. The New Basis of Hegemony
8. The Privileges of Power
9. Beginning of the End?

Part 3: The Two Sides of the Mirror
10. The New Look of Universality
11. The Same and the Others
12. On the Other Side of the Mirror

Conclusion
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