Human Race

Author: Ian Mortimer
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 147354551X
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But which of the last ten centuries saw the greatest changes in human history? History’s greatest tour guide, Ian Mortimer, knows what answer he would give. But what’s yours?


Author: Ian Mortimer
ISBN: 9781681775470
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History's greatest tour guide, Ian Mortimer, takes us on an eye-opening and expansive journey through the last millennium of human innovation.

C S Lewis For The Third Millennium

Author: Peter Kreeft
Publisher: Ignatius Press
ISBN: 0898705231
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Is he right? This revolution has won over the intelligentsia of Western civilization
at a steadily increasing rate throughout ... radical than the one two thousand
years ago, for the same reason divorce is a more radical change than marriage
and death more traumatic than birth. ... The religious instinct and the moral
instinct have not always been joined together as they are in Judaism, Christianity,
and Islam, ...

Weberian Sociological Theory

Author: Randall Collins
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521314268
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All of these geopolitical patterns must have had particular consequences for
technological innovation; they would have set in ... Weber (1916-17/1958:329-43
) himself states this theme, arguing that religion and magic stereotype economic
... mathematics, for instance, evolved the use of fractions by about 2000 B.C.,
capping a thousand years of technological ... The same centers of civilization
produced yet another major revolution, some millennium and a half after the first
one, in.

Continuity And Discontinuity In Church History

Author: George Huntston Williams
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004058798
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Classical civilization "declines" for a millennium and a half — from Caesar's coup
d'etat to the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople — but ... It is not only from a
divine perspective that a thousand years are as the twinkling of an eye. In any ...
In 1818, long after his retirement from political life, he asked himself in a
thoughtful letter to Hezikiah Niles, "What do we mean by the American Revolution
? ... It was a change in their religious sentiments, of their duties and 1 On my title
see note 26.

Social Studies Of Science And Technology Looking Back Ahead

Author: B. Joerges
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781402014819
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like the French revolution or WW II are often aligned with centennial schemes,
and not the other way around. ... The best cue here may be the word -siècle -
itself: 'secular' change (in the sense of 'this-worldly' used since the thirteenth ... (
looking for future events), which has been so characteristic of the recent turn-of-
the- millennium rhetoric, became feasible only ... millennialism is particularly
strong in Western civilization because of its deep biblical roots: 'A thousand years
is but one ...

Imagining The End

Author: Abbas Amanat
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 9781860647246
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The apathy and despair in which the expectation of the end of the world had held
the spirits of the tenth century were dissipated, ... for the first time, the name of
French civilization.1 Without reviving the romantic fantasy of 'the terrors of the
year 1000' - that is, the anticipation of the end of the world at the millennium of the
incarnation (or the resurrection) of Christ, ... First, is it indeed the case that the
course of European history changed sharply - so sharply as to imply a 'revolution'
or at ...

Globalizing The Prehistory Of Japan

Author: Ann Kumar
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135784728
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Over two thousand years ago, there occurred in Japan one of the most dramatic
and thorough-going transformations in the ... the massive discontinuity between
the so-called Jōmon and Yayoi cultures in the second half of the first millennium
BCE . ... the massive changes that occurred elsewhere in the world during the so-
called Neolithic ('new stone age') Revolution, ... They included the new
technology and new socio-political and religious structures which in Europe and
elsewhere ...

Author: Jared M. Diamond
ISBN: 9789747799149
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"indispensable nation," to George W. Bush's claim that the United States has "a
unique role in human events. ... of state, John Hay, described the Indian wars as "
the righteous victory of light over darkness . . . the fight of civilization against
barbarism. ... create and exactly who stands in the way — have changed over the
last two and a quarter centuries. ... The millennium became a thousand- year-
reign of religious and civil liberty where, in Timothy Dwight's words, "Peace and
right and ...