The Invention of the West: Joseph Conrad and the Double-Mapping of Europe and EmpireWydawnictwo: Stanford University Press
This study shows how the contemporary commonplace idea of "the West" emerged around the turn of the century from the combined and related phenomena of European imperial expansion and a crisis of democratic politics. The author argues that twentieth-century ideas of 'the West' can be traced to the convergence of two distinct discursive contexts: the 'new imperialism' of the 1890s that gave...
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