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The Resource Social change and history : aspects of the Western theory of development, [by] Robert A. Nisbet

Social change and history : aspects of the Western theory of development, [by] Robert A. Nisbet

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Social change and history : aspects of the Western theory of development
Title
Social change and history
Title remainder
aspects of the Western theory of development
Statement of responsibility
[by] Robert A. Nisbet
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Subject
Language
eng
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Nisbet, Robert A
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
A Galaxy book, 313
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  • Social change
  • Historical sociology
Label
Social change and history : aspects of the Western theory of development, [by] Robert A. Nisbet
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- History and metaphor -- Metaphor of growth -- Part 1: Civilization As Growth In Time: The Biography Of A Metaphor -- 1: Greeks -- Being as becoming -- Cycles of genesis and decay -- Progress and degeneration -- 2: Christians -- Augustinian metaphor -- Repudiation of cycles -- Historical necessity -- Two cities: conflict and resolution -- Progress and degeneration -- 3: Moderns -- Metaphor as progress -- Expansion of metaphor -- Progress and degeneration -- Part 2: Theory Of Social Development -- 4: Theory of natural history -- Nature versus convention -- Natural versus conventional history -- 5: Theory of social evolution -- Sources and contexts -- Elements of social evolution -- 6: Comparative method -- Ethnocentric foundations -- Historical roots -- Three series -- Part 3: Persistence And Change -- 7: Persistence of metaphor -- Cycle, epic, and progress -- Neo-evolutionism -- 8: Reflections on a metaphor -- Uses of Metaphor -- Abuses of metaphor -- Irrelevance of metaphor
Control code
72210
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
x, 335 pages
Lccn
79463841
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Social change and history : aspects of the Western theory of development, [by] Robert A. Nisbet
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- History and metaphor -- Metaphor of growth -- Part 1: Civilization As Growth In Time: The Biography Of A Metaphor -- 1: Greeks -- Being as becoming -- Cycles of genesis and decay -- Progress and degeneration -- 2: Christians -- Augustinian metaphor -- Repudiation of cycles -- Historical necessity -- Two cities: conflict and resolution -- Progress and degeneration -- 3: Moderns -- Metaphor as progress -- Expansion of metaphor -- Progress and degeneration -- Part 2: Theory Of Social Development -- 4: Theory of natural history -- Nature versus convention -- Natural versus conventional history -- 5: Theory of social evolution -- Sources and contexts -- Elements of social evolution -- 6: Comparative method -- Ethnocentric foundations -- Historical roots -- Three series -- Part 3: Persistence And Change -- 7: Persistence of metaphor -- Cycle, epic, and progress -- Neo-evolutionism -- 8: Reflections on a metaphor -- Uses of Metaphor -- Abuses of metaphor -- Irrelevance of metaphor
Control code
72210
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
x, 335 pages
Lccn
79463841
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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