1 edition of Global Civilization found in the catalog.
by William Carey Library
Written in English
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The primary goal of "World Civilizations" is to present a truly global history-since the development of agriculture and herding to the present. Using a unique periodization, this book divides the main periods of human history according to changes in the nature and extent of global contacts. This global world history text emphasizes the major 4/5(1). In this book Parag Khanna guides us through the emerging global network civilization in which mega-cities compete over connectivity more than borders. His journeys take us from Ukraine to Iran, Mongolia to North Korea, Panama City to Dubai, and the Arctic Circle to the South China Sea—all to show how 21st century conflict is a tug-of-war over.
More recently the book ‘Worlds Before Our Own’ () by Brad Steiger exposed new facts in favor of early advanced societies. Steiger found that some advanced human artifacts were located in the lowest primordial geologic strata whereas primitive ones are in upper strata. The global civilization created by Islam also succeeded in activating the mind and thought of the people who entered its fold. P K Hitti in his book History of the Arabs.
Resolving some of the biggest debates in global history, The Measure of Civilization puts forth innovative tools for determining past, present, and future economic and social trends."—World Book Industry "Quantification is an invaluable tool for understanding the patterns of history. “The first novel idea about the rise of civilization in many decades.” James Redfield, author of The Celestine Prophecy and The Twelfth Insight “The Global Mind and the Rise of Civilization addresses one of the crucial issues of our time, on which our future may depend: the relationship between human consciousness and the brain. The evidence shows that mind and brain are not .
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Khanna is the co-author of Hybrid Reality: Thriving in the Emerging Human-Technology Civilization and author of How to Run the World: Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance and The Second World: Empires and Influence in the New Global Order.
He has been a fellow at the New America Foundation and Global Civilization book Institution, advised the U.S. National Intelligence Council, and Cited by: In 'Global Civilisation' Boff presents a philosophical and theological enquiry into all aspects of globalization - from Global Civilization book forces to politics, military force, technology and science, communication and by: 8.
In 'Global Civilisation' Boff presents a philosophical and theological enquiry into all aspects of globalization - from market forces to politics, military force, technology and science, communication and : Reflections on the Global Civilization bears the fruits of this ongoing dialogue between Japanese-born Buddhist leader Daisaku Ikeda of Soka Gakkai International and Iranian-born Dr.
Majid Tehranian, former director of the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research. Discusses the development of the world's leading civilizations, emphasising the major stages of interaction between different peoples and societies. This edition of the text includes an expanded post-Cold War section as well as the issues of terrorism, the Gulf Wars and globalization/5.
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Isis may indeed pose a radical challenge, but the “civilisation” it challenges is a global civilisation rather than a uniquely western phenomenon.
In his new book, 21 Lessons for the 21st. Essential Humanities recognizes five especially influential historic civilizations.
While some covered relatively little territory, the extent of their influence nonetheless merits the term "global civilization". This brings the list of global civilizations to a total of nine. After watching Parag Khanna's talk about The Future is Asian in YouTube, I picked this comprehensive and long book, Connectography: Mapping the Global Network Revolution, a + pages book which is a study on global supply chain links, how globalization is a win/win for all the countries and how our future lies in breaking down of physical barriers/borders between nations and how it is so important for /5.
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data. World civilizations: the global experience / Peter N. Stearns [et al.].—6th ed. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN X (combined)—ISBN (vol. 1)— ISBN. The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order explains how the population explosion in Muslim countries and the economic rise of East Asia are changing global politics.
These developments challenge Western dominance, promote opposition to supposedly “universal” Western ideals, and intensify intercivilization conflict over such. Global Civilization emerged from a series of conversations between two peace advocates of Japanese and Iranian origin.
It covers the encounters between Buddhist and Islamic civilizations from the 7th century to the present. For all their cultural differences, Buddhism and Islam share a surprising number of intrinsic : Majid Tehranian. That the whole network of civilization would collapse.
Or do you think of it as having a broader, global audience. It is a book about the U.S. plus other countries. The United States is. OCLC. The Clash of Civilizations is a thesis that people's cultural and religious identities will be the primary source of conflict in the post- Cold War world.
The American political scientist Samuel P. Huntington argued that future wars would be fought not between countries, but between cultures. The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis is a non-fiction book written by Jeremy Rifkin.
It connects the evolution of communication and energy development in civilizations with psychological and economic development in humans.
What would it take to achieve effective global coordination such that humanity could do both long range comprehensive planning and factor new information with fast processing cycles.
With the first fully globalized civilization, how do we avoid the collapse fate that has befallen all previous civilizations. Only the fewest today think that global civilization is on the brink of collapse — but it’s doubtful that the Romans, the Greek, the Mayans or the Mesopotamians saw their own fall coming either.
In this book he guides us through the emerging global network civilization in which mega-cities compete over connectivity more than borders.
His journeys take us from Ukraine to Iran, Mongolia to North Korea, Panama City to Dubai, and the Arctic Circle to the South China Sea—all to show how 21st century conflict is a tug-of-war over pipelines. The First Global Civilization: The Rise and Spread of Islam.
Introduction. Before 7th century – contacts, but not total control of ancient world under one empire. Arabia – nomadic land on periphery of major civilizations. 7th century – followers of Islam “submission” –.
A shattering collapse of civilisation is a “near certainty” in the next few decades due to humanity’s continuing destruction of the natural world that sustains all life on Earth, according.Description. Designed for introductory-level survey courses in World History. The primary goal of World Civilizations is to present a truly global history–from the development of agriculture and herding to the present.
Using a unique periodization, this book divides the main periods of human history according to changes in the nature and extent of global contacts. The book charts the past, present, and possible futures of our global petro-industrial consumerist civilization. It looks at how we produce our food and how we fuel and provision the incredibly powerful systems of industry.
The book includes chapters on energy, the Industrial Revolution, transport, farming, efficiency, and progress.