by Milliken Publishing Company .
Written in English
|Contributions||Helen Hausner (Illustrator)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||24|
This book by Braudel covers the history of the main civilizations of the world. Overall, I liked the book, but it is a very slow read I thought. Braudel was French and intended this book as a high school textbook in France; perhaps for better by: A surprisingly readable history book. It is used as a textbook for students in the University of Chicago's History of Western Civilization overview class. The author writes in clear and jargon-free prose and he has an encyclopedic knowledge of Western by: 3. Will Durant, who is more known for his multi-volume Story of Civilization books of which this is a part, explores all aspects of the greatest empire ever, from its government to its culture, its wars, to its leaders and how religion ultimately became a dominating factor in the empire’s inevitable collapse. The Story of Civilization [Volumes 1 to 11] (Hardcover Set ) [Will & Ariel Durant] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Story of Civilization [Volumes 1 to 11] (Hardcover Set )/5(29).
It was refreshing for me to read a book about world history and civilization Braudel was a French historian who wanted to talk about history from several points of view rather than from the vantage of Big Men and their times. He was interested in 'civilization': economics, art, music, religion, political philosophy, geography/5. In The Story of Civilization, the ancient stories that have shaped humanity come alive like never before. The Story of Civilization reflects a new emphasis in presenting the history of the world as a thrilling and compelling narrative.5/5. This is work reading for anyone interested in a detailed summary of Man's history up to a certain point. The books time periods are as follows: 1. Our Oriental Heritage, 2. The Life of Greece, 3. Caesar and Christ, 4. The Age of Faith, 5. The Renaissance, 6. The Reformation, 7. The Age of Reason, 8. He is best known for the volume The Story of Civilization, written in collaboration with his wife Ariel and published between and He was earlier noted for his book, The Story of Philosophy, written in , which was considered "a groundbreaking work that helped to popularize philosophy."/5.
Focusing on the history of cultures with a European origin, Western civilization textbooks cover eras extending 4,plus years, including Mesopotamia, Egypt, ancient Greece and Rome, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the founding of the Americas, up through significant events of . Ancient history as a scholarly endeavor came into existence during the time of the European empires. The imperialists of Great Britain, France, Italy, and Germany looked to the distant past for validation and wrote their history accordingly, resulting in a research field dominated by white men focusing on Rome and : Erika Harlitz-Kern. Explore our list of Civilization - History Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. But the development of writing greatly enhances civilization. And with a script comes history. Our knowledge of prehistory derives from surviving objects - the evidence of archaeology. History, by contrast, is based on documents. These various interconnections mean that history, civilization and writing all begin at the same time.