Comparative Civilizations and Multiple Modernities

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BRILL, 2003 - History - 1 pages
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These essays illuminate the processes of world history, modern civlizations and modes globalization from a comparative sociological point of view.
 

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Contents

Preface
487
Modernity
493
Multiple Modernities in an Age of Globalization
519
Multiple Modernities
535
the Destructive Components
561
Origins of the West The origins of the West in recent
577
Culture Social
613
The Sectarian Origin of Modernity
641
Contrasting Religious
723
The Puzzle of Indian Democracy
781
Center Formation and Protest Movements in Europe
831
Construction of Trust Collective Identity and
877
B The Contemporary Scene
909
Globalization civilizational traditions and multiple
925
The Reconstruction of Religious Arenas in
953
List of Publications
981

A The Classical Age of Modernity
675
The civilization of
701

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Shmuel N. Eisenstadt, Ph.D. (1947), Jerusalem, is Professor Emeritus at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is member of many academies, recipient of honorary doctoral degrees of the Universities of Tel Aviv, Helsinki, Harvard, Duke and Hebrew Union College. Recipient of many prizes and awards, he is author of more than 50 books.

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