2005 Fiscal Year Final Research Report Summary
"Global Standard" and "Local Identity" in the Western History
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
|Allocation Type||Single-year Grants |
History of Europe and America
|Research Institution||Kansai University |
SHIBAI Keiji Kansai University, Faculty of Letters, Professor, 文学部, 教授 (00144311)
IIDA Shuji Kwansei Gakuin University, Faculty of Letters, Professor, 文学部, 教授 (70047116)
OTO Chiyuki Ritsumeikan University, Faculty of Letters, Professor, 文学部, 教授 (30066708)
TANAKA Kikuyo Kwansei Gakuin University, Faculty of Letters, Professor, 文学部, 教授 (80207084)
YAMADA Shirou Doshisha University, Faculty of Letters, Professor, 文学部, 教授 (30174717)
ASAJI Keizo Kansai University, Faculty of Letters, Professor, 文学部, 教授 (70151024)
|Project Period (FY)
2002 – 2005
|Keywords||Globalization / Localism / Identity / Standard / Europe / Western History / Civilization / Cosmopolitanism|
This research studies the structure of the confrontation and the resistance of "Global standard" and "Local identity" in the Western civilization as a phenomenon and a problem that had been repeated many times in the history of the Europe. And this aimed to clarify developments and characteristics in each age, while relating the experience of the cultural interrelationship between Europe and the world adjacent to Europe.
On the ancient times, we focused to the formation of standard which controlled human world, and examined the formation of Christianity Europe and the development of a regional culture in the Middle Ages. On the modern ages and the present age, we clarified the characteristic of the cultural clash caused between the external worlds as Europe expanded with the formation of the national identity in modern ages. Additionally, we has approached a structural historical characteristic of the identity of an American society in modern days, and grappled with globalism and a regional problem through the aspect of the world adjacent to Europe.
Finally, generalized each other researches, the characteristic of "Global standard" in the West world and "Local identity" was extracted and clarified from the overall viewpoint. And, the view of a profitable and practical suggestion of the prescription of easing of the confrontation of both at the present age was tried from the result of such a historical study.
Research Products (108results)