skip to content
Mainsprings of civilization. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Mainsprings of civilization.

Author: Ellsworth Huntington
Publisher: New York, Wiley [1945]
Series: World affairs, national and international viewpoints.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Huntington, Ellsworth, 1876-1947.
Mainsprings of civilization.
New York, Wiley [1945]
(OCoLC)577949886
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellsworth Huntington
ISBN: 0405045727 9780405045721
OCLC Number: 14739814
Description: xii, 660 pages illustrations.
Contents: pt. 1. The background of civilization: The supreme fact --
The background of civilization --
pt. 2. Heredity: The problem of race --
The instability of races --
Migration and human quality --
The Puritans as a test case --
Character and inheritance --
The interplay of culture and heredity --
Evolution of divergent types --
The selective process in history --
Junkers and nazis --
pt. 3. Physical environment and human activity: The geographic pattern of civilization --
Health and national character --
Human activity and temperature --
Social conditions, religion, and climate --
The seasons --
Weather and storms --
Regions and seasons of mental activity --
Psychological reactions to weather --
The distribution of civilization --
Coldward and stormward --
Diet and national character --
Agriculture, disease, and diet --
Cycles, rhythms, and periodicities --
Two intriguing cycles --
Broader aspects of environmental cycles --
Historic phases of climatic cycles --
Worldwide climatic cycles --
Geographical optima of civilization --
Ages of darkness and revival.
Series Title: World affairs, national and international viewpoints.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/14739814> # Mainsprings of civilization.
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "14739814" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/955412> ; # Heredity
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1480798#Topic/race> ; # Race
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/962843> ; # Human beings--Effect of environment on
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/573.4/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1480798#Topic/heredity> ; # Heredity
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1480798#Topic/adaptation_biological> ; # Adaptation, Biological
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1480798#Topic/civilisation_geographie_historique> ; # Civilisation, géographie historique
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1480798#Topic/civilizacion> ; # CIVILIZACION
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1480798#Topic/environnement> ; # Environnement
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1480798#Topic/evolution> ; # Evolution
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1480798#Topic/heredite> ; # Hérédité
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1480798#Topic/human_beings_effect_of_environment_on> ; # Human beings--Effect of environment on
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1480798#Topic/ecology> ; # Ecology
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85080298> ; # Human beings--Effect of environment on
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1480798#Topic/geographie_humaine> ; # Géographie humaine
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1480798#Topic/biological_evolution> ; # Biological Evolution
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1480798#Topic/ecologie_humaine> ; # Écologie humaine
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/917265> ; # Evolution
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/61610549> ; # Ellsworth Huntington
    schema:datePublished "1945" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1480798> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1480798#Series/world_affairs_national_and_international_viewpoints> ; # World affairs, national and international viewpoints.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/577949886> ;
    schema:name "Mainsprings of civilization."@en ;
    schema:productID "14739814" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/14739814#PublicationEvent/new_york_wiley1945> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1480798#Agent/wiley> ; # Wiley
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780405045721> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/14739814> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1480798#Series/world_affairs_national_and_international_viewpoints> # World affairs, national and international viewpoints.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/14739814> ; # Mainsprings of civilization.
    schema:name "World affairs, national and international viewpoints." ;
    schema:name "World affairs: national and international viewpoints" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1480798#Topic/adaptation_biological> # Adaptation, Biological
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Adaptation, Biological"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1480798#Topic/biological_evolution> # Biological Evolution
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Biological Evolution"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1480798#Topic/civilisation_geographie_historique> # Civilisation, géographie historique
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Civilisation, géographie historique"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1480798#Topic/ecologie_humaine> # Écologie humaine
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Écologie humaine"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1480798#Topic/geographie_humaine> # Géographie humaine
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Géographie humaine"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1480798#Topic/human_beings_effect_of_environment_on> # Human beings--Effect of environment on
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Human beings--Effect of environment on"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85080298> # Human beings--Effect of environment on
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Human beings--Effect of environment on"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/917265> # Evolution
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Evolution"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/955412> # Heredity
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Heredity"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/962843> # Human beings--Effect of environment on
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Human beings--Effect of environment on"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/61610549> # Ellsworth Huntington
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1876" ;
    schema:deathDate "1947" ;
    schema:familyName "Huntington" ;
    schema:givenName "Ellsworth" ;
    schema:name "Ellsworth Huntington" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780405045721>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0405045727" ;
    schema:isbn "9780405045721" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/577949886>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Mainsprings of civilization." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/14739814> ; # Mainsprings of civilization.
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.