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A brief history of Western man

Author: Thomas H Greer
Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [1968]
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Concise survey of the growth of Western ideas and institutions from the ancient Greeks to the 1960s.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greer, Thomas H.
Brief history of Western man.
New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [1968]
(OCoLC)988211386
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas H Greer
OCLC Number: 364517
Description: ix, 594 pages illustrations, maps 21 cm
Contents: Ancient world: Greek beginnings --
Roman triumph and fall --
New roots of faith: Christianity --
Medieval civilization: Creation of Europe: Political and social foundations --
Flowering of Medieval culture --
Coming of modern times: Transformation and expansion of Europe --
Renaissance: Upsurge of humanism --
Reformation: Division and reform in the church --
Modern world: Science and the new cosmology --
Revolutions of liberalism and nationalism --
Impact of the machine --
Imperialism, World War, and the rise of collectivism --
Global transformation: new epoch of man.
Responsibility: [by] Thomas H. Greer.

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Concise survey of the growth of Western ideas and institutions from the ancient Greeks to the 1960s.

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