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dc.contributor.authorWesseling, H.L.
dc.date.issued2011
dc.date.submitted2016-04-15 00:00:00
dc.date.submitted2020-04-01T14:18:14Z
dc.identifier606218
dc.identifierOCN: 782878255
dc.identifierhttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/32752
dc.identifier.urihttps://directory.doabooks.org/handle/20.500.12854/37519
dc.description.abstractA Cape of Asia collects eighteen of Wesseling’s finest essays on European History, clustered around three concerns: The Wider View, or the historical European perspective on globalization, migration and decolonization; Europe’s Identity, reflecting the shift from Eurocentrism to Americanization and Europe’s acceptance of Japan, China and India as new key players in the global economy; and European Ideas about Education, Science, and Art. The third section includes the articles ‘Johan Huizinga and the Spirit of the Nineteen Thirties’ and ‘The Expansion of Europe and the Development of Science and Technology’. A small cape of Asia was how Paul Valéry described Europe in 1919 – a pointed summary of the new mood that came over Europe in the interbellum years. Wesseling’s essays hold to the original sense of the word: personal reflections on vast subjects written for an intellectual and interested but not necessarily specialized readership.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.rightsopen access
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::H Humanities::HB History::HBJ Regional & national history::HBJD European history
dc.subject.otherhistory
dc.subject.otherColonialism
dc.subject.otherEthnic groups in Europe
dc.subject.otherEurope
dc.subject.otherFin de siècle
dc.subject.otherFrance
dc.subject.otherImperialism
dc.subject.otherJohan Huizinga
dc.subject.otherNetherlands
dc.titleA Cape of Asia
dc.title.alternativeEssays on European History
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.26530/OAPEN_606218
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy1dcb980a-389c-4b15-9b4f-13019f12dd19
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_nameLeiden University Press
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_websitewww.lup.nl
oapen.place.publicationLeiden


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