The Decline of the West (Paperback)
Vintage Books USA, 9781400097005, 414pp.
Publication Date: April 11, 2006
This abridgment presents the most significant of Oswald Spengler's arguments, linked by illuminating explanatory passages. It makes available in one volume a masterpiece of grand-scale history and far-reaching prophesy that remains essential reading for anyone interested in the factors that determine the course of civilizations.
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Praise For The Decline of the West…
“Provocative and often dazzling. . . . An exciting excursion through history.” –Time
“Audacious, profound . . . exciting and magnificent.”
–The New Republic
“This grand panorama, this imaginative sweep, this staggering erudition, this Nietzschean prose, with its fine color and ringing force, mark a work that must endure.” –The New York Sun
“With monumental learning . . . Spengler surveys man’s cosmic march. . . . Always forceful . . . eloquent.”
–The New York Times