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A theory of civilisation

by Sholto Osborne Gordon Douglas

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sholto O. G. Douglas
    The Physical Object
    Pagination246 p.
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24183019M
    OCLC/WorldCa7888823

    Samuel P. Huntington wrote a essay, " The Clash of Civilizations ", in direct response to The End of History; he then expanded the essay into a book, The Clash of Civilizations . The Story of Civilization (11 Volume Set), Will Durant The Story of Civilization, by husband and wife Will and Ariel Durant, is an eleven-volume set. I. Our Oriental Heritage (), II. The Life of Greece (), III. Caesar and Christ (), IV/5().

    Nafeez Mosaddeq Ahmed is Executive Director of the Institute for Policy Research and Development in London. He is the author of A User's Guide to the Crisis of Civilization (Pluto, ), The War on Truth: Disinformation and the Anatomy of Terrorism () and Behind the War on Terror: Western Secret Strategy and the Struggle for Iraq (). The Life Cycle of Civilizations Book Summary: This book is an expanded version of The Rhythms of History, the book that made macro-History into a semi-quantitative Science. New features include: 1. an appendix showing how the history of Mayan civilization conforms to the book''s Theory of Civilizations including the latest information from the newly discovered hieroglyphic texts at Dos Pilas.

    This book is an expanded version of The Rhythms of History, the book that made macro-History into a semi-quantitative Science. New features include: 1. an appendix showing how the history of Mayan civilization conforms to the book''s Theory of Civilizations including the latest information from the newly discovered hieroglyphic texts at Dos Pilas, Guatemala; 2. an appendix on the sub-Saharan. Yukichi Fukuzawa rose from low samurai origins to become one of the finest intellectuals and social thinkers of modern Japan. Through his best-selling works, he helped transform an isolated feuda.


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