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The Resource How the West won : the neglected story of the triumph of modernity, Rodney Stark

How the West won : the neglected story of the triumph of modernity, Rodney Stark

Label
How the West won : the neglected story of the triumph of modernity
Title
How the West won
Title remainder
the neglected story of the triumph of modernity
Statement of responsibility
Rodney Stark
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stark, Rodney
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization, Western
  • Civilization, Modern
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Intellectual life
Label
How the West won : the neglected story of the triumph of modernity, Rodney Stark
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-432) and index
Contents
Part I. Classical Beginnings (500 BC-AD 500) -- Stagnant Empires and the Greek "Miracle" -- Jerusalem's Rational God -- The Roman Interlude -- Part II. The Not-So-Dark Ages (500-1200) -- The Blessings of Disunity -- Northern Lights Over Christendom -- Freedom and Capitalism -- Part III. Medieval Transformations (1200-1500) -- Climate, Plague, and Social Change -- The Pursuit of Knowledge -- Industry, Trade, and Technology -- Discovering the World -- Part IV. The Dawn of Modernity (1500-1750) -- New World Conquests and Colonies -- The Golden Empire -- The Lutheran Reformation : Myths and Realities -- Exposing Muslim Illusions -- Science Comes of Age -- Part V. Modernity (1750- ) -- The Industrial Revolution -- Liberty and Prosperity -- Globalization and Colonialism
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 455 p.
Isbn
9781610170857
Lccn
2013047815
System control number
  • (OCoLC)864709713
  • (OCoLC)ocn864709713
  • 653211
Label
How the West won : the neglected story of the triumph of modernity, Rodney Stark
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-432) and index
Contents
Part I. Classical Beginnings (500 BC-AD 500) -- Stagnant Empires and the Greek "Miracle" -- Jerusalem's Rational God -- The Roman Interlude -- Part II. The Not-So-Dark Ages (500-1200) -- The Blessings of Disunity -- Northern Lights Over Christendom -- Freedom and Capitalism -- Part III. Medieval Transformations (1200-1500) -- Climate, Plague, and Social Change -- The Pursuit of Knowledge -- Industry, Trade, and Technology -- Discovering the World -- Part IV. The Dawn of Modernity (1500-1750) -- New World Conquests and Colonies -- The Golden Empire -- The Lutheran Reformation : Myths and Realities -- Exposing Muslim Illusions -- Science Comes of Age -- Part V. Modernity (1750- ) -- The Industrial Revolution -- Liberty and Prosperity -- Globalization and Colonialism
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vi, 455 p.
Isbn
9781610170857
Lccn
2013047815
System control number
  • (OCoLC)864709713
  • (OCoLC)ocn864709713
  • 653211

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