The rise of the West : a history of the human community

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The Rise of the West , winner of the National Book Award for history in 1964, is famous for its ambitious scope and intellectual rigor. In it, McNeill challenges the Spengler-Toynbee view that a number of separate civilizations pursued essentially independent careers, and argues instead that human cultures interacted at every stage of their history. The author suggests that from the Neolithic beginnings of grain agriculture to the present major social changes in all parts of the world were triggered by new or newly ...

The Rise of the West: A History of the Human Community 1992, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226561417

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The rise of the West : a history of the human community 1970, University of Chicago Press, Chicago :: London

ISBN-13: 9780226561424

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Rise of the West: A History of the Human Community 1968, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226561431

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