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Europe’s culture did not, historically, have superior 24 Joh n M . ; collective traits like the family, the market, the city. ”30 In essence, writers like Blaut or Frank reject the notion of a Europe whose breakthrough to modernity is self-generated. But in fairness one is, I think, indeed entitled to ask: surely Europe did something “right,” for was it not the Europeans rather than the Easterners who made the breakthrough? The same claim can be made with respect to Pomeranz’s Great Divergence.
Hobson, The Eurocentric Conception of World Politics: Western International Theory 1760–2010 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012), chs. 4, 5, 6–7. 9. For a general discussion see, for example, J. M. Hobson, The Eastern Origins of Western Civilisation (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004); J. M. Hobson, “Deconstructing the Eurocentric Clash of Civilizations: De-Westernizing the West by Acknowledging the Dialogue of Civilizations,” in Civilizational Identity, edited by Martin Hall and P.
Huntington, Clash of Civilizations, 43–44. 7. Jessica Benjamin, The Bonds of Love (New York: Pantheon, 1988). 8. Karl Pearson, National Life from the Standpoint of Science (London: Adam & Charles Black, 1905); Lothrop Stoddard, The Rising Tide of Color against White World Supremacy (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1920). For a full discussion of this see John M. Hobson, The Eurocentric Conception of World Politics: Western International Theory 1760–2010 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012), chs.