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Civilization and society in the West

Carolly Erickson

Civilization and society in the West

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Published by Scott, Foresman in Glenview, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Occidental.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementCarolly Erickson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB245
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 558 p. :
    Number of Pages558
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21599412M
    ISBN 100673151239

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Maintaining a chronological framework, the authors' narrative brings political, cultural, and social history to life, enhanced by vibrant images, clear maps, Price: $ The Decline of the West (German: Der Untergang des Abendlandes), or The Downfall of the Occident, is a two-volume work by Oswald Spengler, the first volume of which was published in the summer of Spengler revised this volume in and published the second volume, subtitled Perspectives of World History, Author: Oswald Spengler.

Western Civilization: Ideas, Politics, and Society. This text presents the Western intellectual tradition within a chronology of political history/5(11).

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Margaret C. Jacob is a well-known scholar in early modern European history, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences/5(7). Description. Civilization in the West blends social and political history with an exceptional map and image program to engage students and bring history to life.

The authors tell a compelling story of Western Civilization that is enhanced by an image-based approach. “The Visual Record” chapter openers draw students in by using illustrations that underscore a dominant theme of Format: On-line Supplement. He is also the general editor for Pearson Custom Publishing’s source and interpretations databases, which provide custom book supplements for Western Civilization courses.

Patrick Geary holds a Ph.D. in Medieval Studies from Yale University and has broad experience in interdisciplinary approaches to European history and civilization. This book explores aspects of the ancient civilization in West Asia, which has had a great impact on modern human society—agriculture, metallurgy, cities, writing, regional states, and monotheism, all of which appeared first in West Asia during the tenth to first millennia editors specifically use the term "West Asia" since the "Middle East" is seen as an Eurocentric.

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Classical liberal individualism did not exist in the ancient world. Siedentop wrote, “Since the sixteenth century and the advent of the nation-state, people in the West have come to understand ‘society’ to mean an association of individuals.” For the ancient Romans and Greeks society consisted of a collection of extended families.

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Christianity and Roman Catholicism has played a prominent role in the shaping of Western civilization, which throughout most of its history, has been nearly equivalent to Christian culture. (There were Christians outside of the West, such as.

CITY AND CIVILIZATION Chapter 3 - Cities and Civilization Chapter 6 - City and State Chapter 11 - Citizens and Subjects RELIGION AND SOCIETY Chapter 4 - Age and Family Chapter 5 - Self and Society Chapter 12 - Ecology and Theology WAR AND PEACE Chapter 8 - War and Society Chapter 9 - Violence and Vengeance PART I: THE ANCIENT WORLD: To Brand: Kevin Reilly.

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