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An introduction to contemporary civilization in the West

Columbia College (Columbia University)

An introduction to contemporary civilization in the West

a syllabus

by Columbia College (Columbia University)

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization -- History -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.,
  • Civilization, Western -- History -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesContemporary civilization in the West.
    Statementprepared by Columbia College Associates in Economics, Government and Public Law, History, and Philosophy.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 453 p. :
    Number of Pages453
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15125049M

    I. Introduction A. The Idea of Civilization The West is an idea that developed slowly during Greek and Roman civilization. Initially the Greeks referred to their homeland as the Europe—or “West.” The Romans took up the concept and applied it to the . A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.


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