4 edition of Our changing civilization found in the catalog.
Our changing civilization
Randall, John Herman
|Statement||by John Herman Randall, Jr. ...|
|LC Classifications||CB53 .R3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii p., 1 l., 362 p.|
|Number of Pages||362|
|LC Control Number||29008279|
Granger's group wants to try to preserve civilization by remembering books. They want to go back, after the city had been bombed, and want to speak with the people they will meet about books. However, they seem to be going at it strangely. We should restate the projects question from, “which books are more likely to REBUILD civilization, to “which books most influenced our current civilization in the first place”. First, and this won’t be received well, but I’m very surprised the Bible isn’t the first on such a list.
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Fernand Braudel was one of the greatest historians of the twentieth century. A leading member of the Annales school, he rejected a narrow focus on Western warfare, diplomacy, and power politics, and opened up economic and social history to influences from anthropology, sociology, geography, psychology, and linguistics. In the late s, when the Annales approach was 4/5(9). A civilization (or civilisation) is any complex society characterized by urban development, social stratification, a form of government and a symbolic systems of communication such as writing.. Civilizations are intimately associated with and often further defined by other socio-politico-economic characteristics, including centralization, the domestication of both humans and other .
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