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
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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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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 is a
more ...

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 ...

Social Studies Of Science And Technology Looking Back Ahead

Author: B. Joerges
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781402014819
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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 Universe in 7 days. His creation recapitulates
divine history. History will be fulfilled after 7000 years therefore. (We have now
entered the third day...). This is the original connection of the millennium as a
Judeo- Christian construct and the calendar meanings of 1000, 2000, 3000... The
Three ...


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William McKinley's secretary of state, John Hay, described the Indian wars as "the
righteous victory of light over darkness . . . the fight of civilization against
barbarism." In 1942, Roosevelt ... create and exactly who stands in the way —
have changed over the last two and a quarter centuries. The first generation ...
The millennium became a thousand- year-reign of religious and civil liberty
where, in Timothy Dwight's words, "Peace and right and freedom greet the skies."
And the adversary ...

Imagining The End

Author: Abbas Amanat
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 9781860647246
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... 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 ... First, is it indeed the case that the course
of European history changed sharply - so sharply as to imply a 'revolution' or at
least, in the phrase popularized by Poly and Bournazel,2 a 'mutation' - at that time

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.

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 historians yet speak of
the Fall of Rome. In the same manner the four-hundred-year story of an
ideological tradition can be apprehended as a unitary event. 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.
National ...

Author: Jared M. Diamond
ISBN: 9789747799149
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