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Birkenmaier, Anke

Versionen Montezumas

Lateinamerika in der historischen Imagination des 19. Jahrhunderts. Mit dem vollständigen Manuskript von Oswald Spenglers "Montezuma. Ein Trauerspiel" (1897)

[Versions of Montezuma]

Series:mimesis 52

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    Publication Date:
    September 2011
    Copyright year:
    2011
    ISBN
    978-3-11-025477-8
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    Aims and Scope

    The cultural philosopher Oswald Spengler was the first universal historian of the 20th century. His work The Decline of the West was devoted to analyzing eight “high cultures” ‑the Classical and Western, the Indian, Babylonian, Chinese, Egyptian, Arab and Mexican cultures (although Mexican culture was only touched on briefly). Spengler’s as yet unpublished literary debut Montezuma. Ein Trauerspiel [Montezuma. A Tragedy] (1897) sheds new light on Spengler's interest in old Mexico, the country that paradoxically became the exception and the first cornerstone of his cultural morphology.

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    v, 199 pages
    Language:
    German
    Type of Publication:
    Source Edition
    Keyword(s):
    Latin America; Montezuma; Oswald Spengler; Global History
    Readership:
    Academics (Romance, German, Literary Studies, History), Institutes, Libraries

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