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Civilization and its contents

Author: Bruce Mazlish
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Civilization" is a constantly invoked term. How useful, in fact, is this term? The author proposes the term "civilization" has a global meaning, with local variants recognized as cultures. It may be  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mazlish, Bruce, 1923-
Civilization and its contents.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)654035285
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Mazlish
ISBN: 0804750823 9780804750820 0804750831 9780804750837
OCLC Number: 55624626
Description: xiv, 188 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The origins and importance of the concept of civilization --
Civilization as colonial ideology --
Civilization as European ideology --
The civilizing process --
Other civilizations --
The dialogue of civilizations in a global epoch --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Bruce Mazlish.
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