The Pursuit Of Power

Author: William H. McNeill
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022616019X
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The Pursuit of Power does not solve the problems of the present, but its discoveries, hypotheses, and sheer breadth of learning do offer a perspective on our current fears and, as McNeill hopes, "a ground for wiser action."

The Pursuit Of Power

Author: William H. McNeill
Publisher: Acls History E-Book Project
ISBN: 9781597402903
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The Pursuit of Power does not solve the problems of the present, but its discoveries, hypotheses, and sheer breadth of learning do offer a perspective on our current fears and, as McNeill hopes, a ground for wiser action.

The Pursuit Of Power

Author: William H. McNeill
Publisher: Acls History E-Book Project
ISBN: 9781597404471
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The Pursuit of Power does not solve the problems of the present, but its discoveries, hypotheses, and sheer breadth of learning do offer a perspective on our current fears and, as McNeill hopes, a ground for wiser action.

The Global Condition

Author: William Hardy McNeill
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691025599
Size: 38.79 MB
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. . . There is more insight in this volume than in others of double or triple the length.

The Rise Of The West

Author: William H. McNeill
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226561615
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"This is not only the most learned and the most intelligent, it is also the most stimulating and fascinating book that has ever set out to recount and explain the whole history of mankind. . . . To read it is a great experience.

Venice

Author: William H. McNeill
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226561542
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Concentrating on Venice as the hinge of European history in the late medieval and early modern period, McNeill explores the technological, economic, and political bases of Venetian power and wealth, and the city’s unique status at the ...

The Pursuit Of Truth

Author: William H. McNeill
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 081313725X
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William H. McNeill's seminal book The Rise of the West: A History of the Human Community (1963) received the National Book Award in 1964 and was later named one of the 100 best nonfiction books of the twentieth century by the Modern Library ...

Keeping Together In Time

Author: William Hardy MCNEILL
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674040872
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" DD--Robert N. Bellah, Commonweal "The title of this fascinating essay contains a pun that sums up its thesis" keeping together in time, or coordinated rhythmic movement and the shared feelings it evokes, has kept human groups together ...