Civilization: A New History of the Western World

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Pimlico, 2007 - Civilization, Western - 532 pages
Through a vivid and dramatic interrogation of the past, this work examines and illuminates the nature of Western civilization from its earliest incarnations.

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CIVILIZATION: A New History of the Western World

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On the journey from hunter-gatherers to investment bankers, we have become more dangerous to one another.Osborne (The Floating Egg: Episodes in the Making of Geology, not reviewed) set himself a ... Read full review

Civilization: A New History of the Western World

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Since 9/11, we often hear that "civilization" is under attack, but what is civilization, and what have we in fact gained and lost through its existence? With this fine volume, British writer Osborne ... Read full review

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