The Rise of the West. Volume 1

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  • William McNeill
  • Author:  William McNeill
  • Collection:  "Katechon" Collection
  • Year: 22-08-2022
  • Translator from English: Galina Lozanova
  • Availability:  In Stock
  • Product Code:  3044-01
  • SKU: 03.0126
  • ISBN: 978-619-01-1058-3
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The Rise of the West, winner of the National Book Award for history in 1964, is famous for its ambitious scope and intellectual rigor. In it, McNeill challenges the Spengler-Toynbee view that a number of separate civilizations pursued essentially independent careers, and argues instead that human cultures interacted at every stage of their history. The author suggests that from the Neolithic beginnings of grain agriculture to the present major social changes in all parts of the world were triggered by new or newly important foreign stimuli, and he presents a persuasive narrative of world history to support this claim.

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William McNeill

William McNeill

William Hardy McNeill was an American historian and author, noted for his argument that contact and exchange among civilizations is what drives human history forward, first postulated in The Rise of t... Read more

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Tags: Anthropology & Archeology, Researches, Culturology, Political Science & Politics

Specification
Year 22-08-2022
Translator from English: Galina Lozanova
Pages 528
Size 168/240 мм
Weight 0.650 kg
Collection "Katechon" Collection
Cover Type Hardcover
Genre Anthropology & Archeology, Researches, Culturology, Political Science & Politics
Изток-Запад 30/08/2022

Здравейте,
Надяваме се, че в началото на 2023 г. книгата вече ще бъде преведена.
Благодарим ви за интереса :)

Ивайло Стоев 25/08/2022

Здравейте, кога можем да очакваме втория том на книгата?

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