The Uses of the Past: Profiles of Former Societies

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Oxford University Press, 1952 - Civilization - 394 pages
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User Review  - stevetempo - LibraryThing

An interesting book. It's a bit dated in its perspective (written in the 1950's). I enjoyed the way the author analyzed and contrasted different civilizations and cultures in history. The going wasn't ... Read full review

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User Review  - Aaron - Goodreads

So far this is an intrguing blend of history and philosophy, and seems like a reaction to Toynbee more than anything else. Will update - got it for a dime at a local library book sale, and the first 80 pages have literally fallen out. Read full review

Contents

Hagia Sophia or the Holy
3
The Nature of History
27
The Adventure of Civilization
45
Copyright

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