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The Resource Civilization : a new history of the Western world, Roger Osborne

Civilization : a new history of the Western world, Roger Osborne

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Civilization : a new history of the Western world
Title
Civilization
Title remainder
a new history of the Western world
Statement of responsibility
Roger Osborne
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tying together the histories of empires, art, philosophy, science, and politics, this work includes the events and people in the history of the western world from the siege of Troy to the Gettysburg address
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176964
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Osborne, Roger
Dewey number
909.09812
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Civilization, Western
Target audience
adult
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a new history of the western world
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Civilization : a new history of the Western world, Roger Osborne
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
In the beginning : prehistory and illiterate societies -- A torrent of words : change and custom in classical Greece -- The birth of abstraction : Plato, Aristotle, and the rational mind -- The universal civilization : Rome and the barbarians -- Augustine's vision of Christianity : from rebel sect to universal faith -- Religion as civilization : the establishment of Western Christendom -- Another way of living : the medieval town and communal life -- Art as civilization : wealth, power, and innovation in the Italian Renaissance -- The search for the Christian life : the European Reformation as a new beginning -- Kings, armies, and nations : the rise of the military state -- Us and them : colonization and slavery -- The rational individual : theory and practice in making society -- Enlightenment and revolution : politics and reason in France and America -- Industrialization and nationalism : British dominance and the ideology of freedom -- From rural colonies to industrial continent : the making of modern America -- Towards the abyss : technology, ideology, apocalypse -- The end of civilization : Depression, extremism, and genocide in Europe, America, and Asia -- The post-war world : from social cohesion to global marketplace
Control code
ocm75428037
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Pegasus Book ed.
Extent
xi, 532 p.
Isbn
9781933648194
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)75428037
Label
Civilization : a new history of the Western world, Roger Osborne
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
In the beginning : prehistory and illiterate societies -- A torrent of words : change and custom in classical Greece -- The birth of abstraction : Plato, Aristotle, and the rational mind -- The universal civilization : Rome and the barbarians -- Augustine's vision of Christianity : from rebel sect to universal faith -- Religion as civilization : the establishment of Western Christendom -- Another way of living : the medieval town and communal life -- Art as civilization : wealth, power, and innovation in the Italian Renaissance -- The search for the Christian life : the European Reformation as a new beginning -- Kings, armies, and nations : the rise of the military state -- Us and them : colonization and slavery -- The rational individual : theory and practice in making society -- Enlightenment and revolution : politics and reason in France and America -- Industrialization and nationalism : British dominance and the ideology of freedom -- From rural colonies to industrial continent : the making of modern America -- Towards the abyss : technology, ideology, apocalypse -- The end of civilization : Depression, extremism, and genocide in Europe, America, and Asia -- The post-war world : from social cohesion to global marketplace
Control code
ocm75428037
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Pegasus Book ed.
Extent
xi, 532 p.
Isbn
9781933648194
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)75428037

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