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    The Origins of the Civilization of Angkor

    The Origins of the Civilization of Angkor

    "The book covers the background of environmental change, the adoption of rice farming, archaeogenetics, the adoption of copper-based metallurgy, the Iron Age and the origins of state formation"-- more

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    Making Europe: People, Politics, and Culture

    Making Europe: People, Politics, and Culture

    Designed for students without a strong background in history, Making Europe is organized around a political chronology to help inexperienced students get a sense of the story of western civilization. Themes of religion, social history, biography and... more

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    The Philosophy of Civilization: Part I, the Decay and the Restoration of Civilization : Part Ii, Civilization and Ethics

    The Philosophy of Civilization: Part I, the Decay and the Restoration of Civilization : Part Ii, Civilization and Ethics

    Albert Schweitzer's social and ethical philosophy is best expressed in The Philosophy of Civilization. Not widely available in recent years, this edition will give contemporary readers the opportunity to discover his prophetic thought. In Book I, The... more

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    A Convergence of Civilizations: The Transformation of Muslim Societies Around the World

    A Convergence of Civilizations: The Transformation of Muslim Societies Around the World

    Paperback, Columbia Univ Pr, 2014, ISBN13 9780231150033, ISBN10 0231150032 more

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    Western Civilization: A Brief History: Since 1600

    Western Civilization: A Brief History: Since 1600

    Paperback, Cengage Learning, 2015, ISBN13 9781305091474, ISBN10 1305091477 more

    $137.95 $120.09

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    Cultural Memory and Western Civilization: Functions, Media, Archives

    Cultural Memory and Western Civilization: Functions, Media, Archives

    Cultures invest great efforts into creating a long-term memory on the basis of oral transmission, media technology, and institutional frameworks. This book provides an introduction to the concept of cultural memory, focusing on the arts of its... more

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    Beyond Civilization: Society, Culture, and the Individual in the Age of Globalization

    Beyond Civilization: Society, Culture, and the Individual in the Age of Globalization

    Paperback, Transaction Pub, 2014, ISBN13 9781412854856, ISBN10 1412854857 more

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    Medieval Jewish Civilization: An Encyclopedia

    Medieval Jewish Civilization: An Encyclopedia

    This is the first encyclopedic work to focus exclusively on medieval Jewish civilization, from the fall of the Roman Empire to about 1492. The more than 150 alphabetically organized entries, written by scholars from around the world, include... more

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    Islam: Religion, History, and Civilization

    Islam: Religion, History, and Civilization

    Explores the doctrines and beliefs of Islam, its practices and institutions, the history of the religion, schools of thought, its place in contemporary society, its relationship to other religions, and its spiritual significance. more

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    The Civilization of the Italian Renaissance: A Sourcebook

    The Civilization of the Italian Renaissance: A Sourcebook

    "The Civilization of the Italian Renaissance" brings together a selection of primary source documents designed to introduce students to the richness of the period. For this edition, a new chapter on Dante and his time provides a useful transition to... more

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    La civilizacion del espectaculo / The Civilization of Entertainment

    La civilizacion del espectaculo / The Civilization of Entertainment

    El nuevo libro de Mario Vargas Llosa tras la concesion del Premio Nobel de Literatura -La cultura, en el sentido que tradicionalmente se ha dado a este vocablo, esta en nuestros dias a punto de desaparecer- Mario Vargas Llosa La banalizacion de las... more

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    Yiddish Civilization: The Rise And Fall of a Forgotten Nation

    Yiddish Civilization: The Rise And Fall of a Forgotten Nation

    Paul Kriwaczek begins this illuminating and immensely pleasurable chronicle of Yiddish civilization during the Roman empire, when Jewish culture first spread to Europe. We see the burgeoning exile population disperse, as its notable diplomats, artists... more

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    The Mental Floss History of the World: An Irreverent Romp Through Civilization's Best Bits

    The Mental Floss History of the World: An Irreverent Romp Through Civilization's Best Bits

    Pop quiz Who said what about history? History is . . . (a) more or less bunk.(b) a nightmare from which I am trying to awaken.(c) as thoroughly infected with lies as a street whore with syphilis. Match your answers: (1) Stephen Daedalus of James... more

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    Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations

    Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations

    An illustrated tour of some of the most significant and history-making maps ever made is culled from Library of Congress archives and offers insight into the role of maps as living histories. more

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    Facundo: Or, Civilization and Barbarism

    Facundo: Or, Civilization and Barbarism

    Ostensibly a biography of the gaucho barbarian Juan Facundo Quiroga, Facundo is also a complex, passionate work of history, sociology, and political commentary, and Latin America's most important essay of the nineteenth century. more

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    Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization

    Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization

    Far more than oil, the control of water wealth throughout history has been pivotal to the rise and fall of great powers, the achievements of civilization, the transformations of society's vital habitats, and the quality of ordinary daily lives. Today,... more

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    Holy War: How Vasco Da Gama's Epic Voyages Turned the Tide in a Centuries-old Clash of Civilizations

    Holy War: How Vasco Da Gama's Epic Voyages Turned the Tide in a Centuries-old Clash of Civilizations

    A sweeping historical epic and a radical new interpretation of Vasco da Gama's groundbreaking voyages, seen as a turning point in the struggle between Christianity and Islam In 1498 a young captain sailed from Portugal, circumnavigated Africa, crossed... more

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    Human Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization

    Human Smoke: The Beginnings of World War II, the End of Civilization

    Bestselling author Nicholson Baker, recognized as one of the most dexterous and talented writers in America today, has created a compelling work of nonfiction bound to provoke discussion and controversy -- a wide-ranging, astonishingly fresh... more

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    How The Catholic Church Built Western Civilization

    How The Catholic Church Built Western Civilization

    Highlights the Catholic Church's central role in shaping such essential elements of Western civilization as modern science, international law, the free market economy, and human rights. more

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    Western Civilization: To 1715

    Western Civilization: To 1715

    This economically priced version of WESTERN CIVILIZATION, Ninth Edition offers you the complete narrative with fewer maps, photos, and boxed features. Best-selling author Jackson Spielvogel helps readers learn about the present by exploring the past.... more

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    For Good and Evil: The Impact of Taxes on the Course of Civilization

    For Good and Evil: The Impact of Taxes on the Course of Civilization

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    The Battle Of Salamis: The Naval Encounter That Saved Greece -- And Western Civilization

    The Battle Of Salamis: The Naval Encounter That Saved Greece -- And Western Civilization

    On a late September day in 480 B.C., Greek warships faced an invading Persian armada in the narrow Salamis Straits in the most important naval battle of the ancient world. Overwhelmingly outnumbered by the enemy, the Greeks triumphed through a... more

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    Marathon: How One Battle Changed Western Civilization

    Marathon: How One Battle Changed Western Civilization

    In this comprehensive and engrossing treatment, published to coincide with the 2,500th anniversary of the historic Battle of Marathon, Billows captures the drama of the day and the ramifications it has had throughout Western history. more

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    Western Civilization: A Brief History

    Western Civilization: A Brief History

    Paperback, Cengage Learning, 2015, ISBN13 9781305091467, ISBN10 1305091469 more

    $190.95 $146.95

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    The Search of the Cradle of Civilization

    The Search of the Cradle of Civilization

    Arguing that India, not Sumer, was the cradle of civilization, looks at India's ancient history by examining the symbols and myths contained in the Rig-Veda and exploring the mathematical and astronomical data contained in the Vedic hymns. more

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    Ancient Civilizations: Rome And Pompeii

    Ancient Civilizations: Rome And Pompeii

    Imagine being among the bloodthirsty thousands at a gladiator bout in the Colosseum, or at the chariot races in the Circus Maximus. Count yourself among the decadent few in the ancient baths, theatres, temples, and palaces. Be an eyewitness to the... more

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    Trade and Civilization in the Indian Ocean: An Economic History from the Rise of Islam to 1750

    Trade and Civilization in the Indian Ocean: An Economic History from the Rise of Islam to 1750

    Before the age of Industrial Revolution, the great Asian civilisations - whether located in the Middle East, India, South-East Asia, or the Far East - constituted areas not only of high culture but also of advanced economic development. They were the... more

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    The Rise of Western Power: A Comparative History of Western Civilization

    The Rise of Western Power: A Comparative History of Western Civilization

    The West's history is one of extraordinary success; no other region, empire, culture, or civilization has left so powerful a mark upon the world. "The Rise of Western Power" charts the West's achievements--representative government, the free enterprise... more

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    Egypt, Greece, and Rome: Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean

    Egypt, Greece, and Rome: Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean

    Egypt, Greece, and Rome is regarded as one of the best general histories of the ancient world. It is written for the general reader and the student coming to the subject for the first time and provides a reliable and highly accessible point of entry to... more

    $65.00 $56.58

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    Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization

    Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization

    Far more than oil, the control of water wealth throughout history has been pivotal to the rise and fall of great powers, the achievements of civilization, the transformations of society's vital habitats, and the quality of ordinary daily lives. In... more

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    A History of East Asia: From the Origins of Civilization to the Twenty-First Century

    A History of East Asia: From the Origins of Civilization to the Twenty-First Century

    Charles Holcombe begins his extraordinarily ambitious book by asking the question What is East Asia? In the modern age, many of the features that made the region now defined as including China, Japan, and Korea distinct have been submerged by the... more

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    A Cabinet of Greek Curiosities: Strange Tales and Surprising Facts from the Cradle of Western Civilization

    A Cabinet of Greek Curiosities: Strange Tales and Surprising Facts from the Cradle of Western Civilization

    The ancient Greeks were a wonderful people. They gave us democracy, drama, and philosophy, and many forms of art and branches of science would be inconceivable without their influence. And yet, they were capable of the most outlandish behavior,... more

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    Notes From The Lost Civilization

    Notes From The Lost Civilization

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    A Brief History of Japanese Civilization

    A Brief History of Japanese Civilization

    Paperback, Cengage Learning, 2012, ISBN13 9780495913252, ISBN10 0495913251 more

    $145.05

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    World Civilizations: To 1700

    World Civilizations: To 1700

    Adler and Pouwels's WORLD CIVILIZATIONS offers broad-based coverage of the world's major civilizations, in a brief-chapter format that presents information in manageable segments. The focused treatment of topics throughout history covers every major... more

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    Beyond Civilization: Humanity's Next Great Adventure

    Beyond Civilization: Humanity's Next Great Adventure

    The award-winning author of Ishmael argues that if humankind is to survive, it must move beyond an exploitation of the planet and its resources, other species, and other human beings to an enlightened future that emphasizes sustaining rather than... more

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    Greenback Planet: How the Dollar Conquered the World and Threatened Civilization As We Know It

    Greenback Planet: How the Dollar Conquered the World and Threatened Civilization As We Know It

    The world runs on the U.S. dollar. From Washington to Beijing, governments, businesses, and individuals rely on the dollar to conduct commerce and invest profitably and safely--even after the global financial meltdown in 2008 revealed the potentially... more

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    Chinese Lives: The People Who Made a Civilization

    Chinese Lives: The People Who Made a Civilization

    China is the most populous country on earth, with the longest history of any modern nation. Here, the full range of Chinese cultural and scientific achievements, as well as its military conquests, wars, rebellions, and political and philosophical... more

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    Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion: The Classical Genre for Children and the Process of Civilization

    Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion: The Classical Genre for Children and the Process of Civilization

    The fairy tale is arguably one of the most important cultural and social influences on children's lives. But until the first publication of Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion, little attention had been paid to the ways in which the writers and... more

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    The Fall of Rome: And the End of Civilization

    The Fall of Rome: And the End of Civilization

    Was the fall of Rome a great catastrophe that cast the West into darkness for centuries to come? Or, as scholars argue today, was there no crisis at all, but simply a peaceful blending of barbarians into Roman culture, an essentially positive... more

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