Human Race

Author: Ian Mortimer
Publisher: Random House
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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
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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 this century, and it is percolating down to
the masses through modern media faster than Christianity converted the world in
the first few centuries. Dechristianization is happening faster than Christianization
did. We are caught in the middle of a gigantic sea change, and in one sense it is
more radical than the one two thousand years ago, for the same reason divorce ...

Weberian Sociological Theory

Author: Randall Collins
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521314268
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Moreover, there was a long and continuous development of several such
techniques; mathematics, for instance, evolved the use of fractions by about 2000
B.C., capping a thousand years of technological change within agrarian societies
. The same centers of civilization produced yet another major revolution, some
millennium and a half after the first one, in. building of fortifications) of the
outbreak of widespread warfare, for the first time in human history, in the
midneolithic period ...

Continuity And Discontinuity In Church History

Author: George Huntston Williams
Publisher: BRILL
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But the inverse is also true. The slow transformation of a civilization, viewed from
a great distance, becomes a single event. Classical civilization "declines" for a
millennium and a half — from Caesar's coup d'etat to the Ottoman conquest of
Constantinople — but historians yet speak of the Fall of Rome. ... It is not only
from a divine perspective that a thousand years are as the twinkling of an eye. ...
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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The best cue here may be the word -siècle - itself: 'secular' change (in the sense
of 'this-worldly' used since the thirteenth century), the moving away from tradition
in all spheres of life, had become the predominant sense of history for
intellectuals and political leaders in Europe. Both rapid change ... Presumably,
numerological millennialism is particularly strong in Western civilization because
of its deep biblical roots: 'A thousand years is but one day in the eyes of God.'
God created the ...

Imagining The End

Author: Abbas Amanat
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 9781860647246
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The social entity which is called France was formed, came into existence, only at
the end of the tenth century . . . this development deserves, 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, according to the prophecy of St
John the Divine - discarded by the scientific historians of the later nineteenth and

Im Mittelalter

Author: Ian Mortimer
Publisher: Piper Verlag
ISBN: 3492966438
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Was würden Sie sehen, schmecken und hören? Wo würden Sie übernachten? Ian Mortimers große Erzählung über das mittelalterliche England eröffnet uns einen völlig neuen Weg zum Verständnis dieses so fernen wie fremden Zeitalters.

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 history of human society: the massive
discontinuity between the so-called Jōmon and Yayoi cultures in the second half
of the ... Thus, they included the massive changes that occurred elsewhere in the
world during the so-called Neolithic ('new stone age') Revolution, which saw the
introduction of agriculture and a major socio-political and cultural transformation.

American Odyssey 1607 1789

Author: Paul Robert Lucas
Publisher: Prentice Hall
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This event would then be followed by an age of spiritual revival, the rise of new
learning, a reformation of society, Christ's second coming, and the millennium, or
Christ's reign on earth for a thousand years. Following the writings of Origen and
particularly St. ... were repeatedly denounced by the medieval church. Increasing
social, religious, and economic changes during the fifteenth, sixteenth, and early
seventeenth centuries, however, lent a new attraction to biblical prophecies.