The Evolution Of Civilizations An Introduction To Historical Analysis

Author by : Carroll Quigley
Language : en
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Description : Carroll Quigley was a legendary teacher at the Georgetown School of Foreign Service. His course on the history of civilization was extra-ordinary in its scope and on its impact on its students. Like the course, the Evolution of Civilizations is a comprehensive and perspective look at the factors behind the rise and fall of civilizations. Quigley examines the application scientific method to the social sciences. He poses a division of culture into six levels, from the more abstract to the more concrete - intellectual, religious, social, political, economic and military. - and he identifies seven stages of historical change for all civilizations: mixture, gestation, expansion, conflict, universal empire, decay and invasion. He tests these hypothesis by a detailed analysis of five major civilizations: the Mesopotamian, the Canaanite, the Minoan, the classical, and the Western. Quigley defines a civilization as "a producing society with an instrument of expansion." A civilization's decline is not inevitable but occurs when its instrument of expansion is transformed into an institution--that is, when social arrangements that meet real social needs are transformed into social institutions serving their own purposes regardless of real social needs.


World Civilizations

Author by : Philip J. Adler
Language : en
Publisher by : Cengage Learning
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Description : For an accessible, comprehensive global survey of the world's major civilizations, Adler and Pouwels's WORLD CIVILIZATIONS offers a great balance between detail and brevity. This unique student-oriented text offers 53 short chapters accompanied by strong pedagogy and critical thinking tools, giving instructors the flexibility to assign a wide range of major topics in world history in a variety of different ways, while making learning more manageable for students. The focused treatment of topics throughout history covers every major epoch and follows broad patterns and processes, while illuminating history through specific examples and a particular emphasis on social and cultural topics. Among other updates, the eighth edition includes new content that illustrates how the world has become increasingly interdependent, gives more attention to the non-Western world and its peoples, and provides sharper focus on the importance of women in history. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Technology In World Civilization

Author by : Arnold Pacey
Language : en
Publisher by : MIT Press
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Description : In this very different book, Arnold Pacey takes a global view, placing the development of technology squarely in a "world civilization."


World Civilizations

Author by : Edward M. Burns
Language : en
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India And World Civilization

Author by : Damodar Prasad Singhal
Language : en
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World On The Edge

Author by : Lester Brown
Language : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : In this urgent time, World on the Edge calls out the pivotal environmental issues and how to solve them now. We are in a race between political and natural tipping points. Can we close coal-fired power plants fast enough to save the Greenland ice sheet and avoid catastrophic sea level rise? Can we raise water productivity fast enough to halt the depletion of aquifers and avoid water-driven food shortages? Can we cope with peak water and peak oil at the same time? These are some of the issues Lester R. Brown skilfully distils in World on the Edge. Bringing decades of research and analysis into play, he provides the responses needed to reclaim our future.


From The Deep Woods To Civilization

Author by : Charles Alexander (Ohiyesa) Eastman
Language : en
Publisher by : Courier Corporation
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Description : A native Sioux's inspiring biography recounts his education in the white world, his experiences as a physician at the Wounded Knee massacre, and his goverment work on behalf of American Indians.


World Civilizations

Author by : Peter N. Stearns
Language : en
Publisher by : Pearson College Division
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Description : ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. 0133828190 / 9780133828191 World Civilizations: The Global Experience, Volume 2 Plus NEW MyHistoryLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of 0205206549 / 9780205206544 NEW MyHistoryLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205986285 / 9780205986286 World Civilizations: The Global Experience, Volume 2 -- Presents a truly global history This global world history text emphasizes the major stages in societies' different interactions and assesses the development of major societies. Encompassing social, cultural, political and economic history, the authors examine key civilizations in world history. World Civilizations balances the discussion of independent developments in the world's major civilizations with comparative analysis of the results of global contact. MyHistoryLab is an integral part of the Stearns/Adas/Schwartz/Gilbert program. An integrated etext and and engaging resources bring history to life for students.


World Civilizations Volume I To 1700

Author by : Philip J. Adler
Language : en
Publisher by : Cengage Learning
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Description : For an accessible, comprehensive global survey of the world's major civilizations, Adler and Pouwels's WORLD CIVILIZATIONS offers a great balance between detail and brevity. This unique student-oriented text offers 53 short chapters accompanied by strong pedagogy and critical thinking tools, giving instructors the flexibility to assign a wide range of major topics in world history in a variety of different ways, while making learning more manageable for students. The focused treatment of topics throughout history covers every major epoch and follows broad patterns and processes, while illuminating history through specific examples and a particular emphasis on social and cultural topics. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.