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The Resource Civilizations in dispute : historical questions and theoretical traditions, by Johann P. Arnason

Civilizations in dispute : historical questions and theoretical traditions, by Johann P. Arnason

Label
Civilizations in dispute : historical questions and theoretical traditions
Title
Civilizations in dispute
Title remainder
historical questions and theoretical traditions
Statement of responsibility
by Johann P. Arnason
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1940-
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Árnason, Jóhann Páll
Index
index present
LC call number
CB19
LC item number
.A78 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
International comparative social studies
Series volume
8
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization
  • Civilization
Label
Civilizations in dispute : historical questions and theoretical traditions, by Johann P. Arnason
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [360]-367) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1.
  • Rediscovery of Civilizations.
  • p. 1
  • 1.1.
  • Civilizational claims and counter-claims.
  • p. 6
  • 1.2.
  • Legacies and trajectories.
  • p. 13
  • 1.3.
  • Civilization and modernity.
  • p. 34
  • 1.4.
  • Rethinking basic concepts.
  • p. 51
  • 2.
  • Classical Sources.
  • p. 66
  • 2.1.
  • Durkheim and Mauss: The sociological concept of civilization.
  • p. 67
  • 2.2.
  • Max Weber: The comparative history of civilizations.
  • p. 86
  • 2.3.
  • From Spengler to Borkenau: Civilizational cycles and transitions.
  • p. 105
  • 3.
  • Patterns and Processes.
  • p. 125
  • 3.1.
  • Exits and openings.
  • p. 126
  • 3.2.
  • Benjamin Nelson: Civilizational contents and intercivilizational encounters.
  • p. 139
  • 3.3.
  • S. N. Eisenstadt: Civilizational breakthroughs and dynamics.
  • p. 157
  • 3.4.
  • Jaroslav Krejci: Civilizations as paradigms of the human condition.
  • p. 179
  • 4.
  • Meaning, Power and Wealth: Changing Constellations.
  • p. 195
  • 4.1.
  • Domains and dimensions of socio-cultural analysis.
  • p. 195
  • 4.2.
  • Theorizing civilizations.
  • p. 216
  • 4.3.
  • Configurations of meaning, I: Cultural articulations of the world.
  • p. 220
  • 4.4.
  • Configurations of meaning, II: Religious traditions and civilizational trajectories.
  • p. 232
  • 4.5.
  • Institutional patterns, I: Politics and ideology.
  • p. 247
  • 4.6.
  • Institutional patterns, II: The historical forms of economic life.
  • p. 261
  • 4.7.
  • Culture, institution and organization: The case of science.
  • p. 280
  • 4.8.
  • Intercivilizational encounters.
  • p. 287
  • 4.9.
  • Civilizational groupings.
  • p. 296
  • 4.10.
  • Traditions in transformation.
  • p. 304
  • 4.11.
  • Civilizations and regions.
  • p. 314
  • 5.
  • Questioning the West: The Uses and Abuses of Anti-Eurocentrism.
  • p. 323
  • 5.1.
  • Images of otherness.
  • p. 326
  • 5.2.
  • post-mode and its pretensions.
  • p. 339
  • 5.3.
  • Rescuing postcoloniality from postcolonialism.
  • p. 346
  • Reference list.
  • p. 360
  • Index of Names.
  • p. 369
  • Index of Subjects.
  • p. 371
Control code
l82003050216
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 380 p.
Isbn
9789004132825
Lccn
2003050216
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Civilizations in dispute : historical questions and theoretical traditions, by Johann P. Arnason
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [360]-367) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1.
  • Rediscovery of Civilizations.
  • p. 1
  • 1.1.
  • Civilizational claims and counter-claims.
  • p. 6
  • 1.2.
  • Legacies and trajectories.
  • p. 13
  • 1.3.
  • Civilization and modernity.
  • p. 34
  • 1.4.
  • Rethinking basic concepts.
  • p. 51
  • 2.
  • Classical Sources.
  • p. 66
  • 2.1.
  • Durkheim and Mauss: The sociological concept of civilization.
  • p. 67
  • 2.2.
  • Max Weber: The comparative history of civilizations.
  • p. 86
  • 2.3.
  • From Spengler to Borkenau: Civilizational cycles and transitions.
  • p. 105
  • 3.
  • Patterns and Processes.
  • p. 125
  • 3.1.
  • Exits and openings.
  • p. 126
  • 3.2.
  • Benjamin Nelson: Civilizational contents and intercivilizational encounters.
  • p. 139
  • 3.3.
  • S. N. Eisenstadt: Civilizational breakthroughs and dynamics.
  • p. 157
  • 3.4.
  • Jaroslav Krejci: Civilizations as paradigms of the human condition.
  • p. 179
  • 4.
  • Meaning, Power and Wealth: Changing Constellations.
  • p. 195
  • 4.1.
  • Domains and dimensions of socio-cultural analysis.
  • p. 195
  • 4.2.
  • Theorizing civilizations.
  • p. 216
  • 4.3.
  • Configurations of meaning, I: Cultural articulations of the world.
  • p. 220
  • 4.4.
  • Configurations of meaning, II: Religious traditions and civilizational trajectories.
  • p. 232
  • 4.5.
  • Institutional patterns, I: Politics and ideology.
  • p. 247
  • 4.6.
  • Institutional patterns, II: The historical forms of economic life.
  • p. 261
  • 4.7.
  • Culture, institution and organization: The case of science.
  • p. 280
  • 4.8.
  • Intercivilizational encounters.
  • p. 287
  • 4.9.
  • Civilizational groupings.
  • p. 296
  • 4.10.
  • Traditions in transformation.
  • p. 304
  • 4.11.
  • Civilizations and regions.
  • p. 314
  • 5.
  • Questioning the West: The Uses and Abuses of Anti-Eurocentrism.
  • p. 323
  • 5.1.
  • Images of otherness.
  • p. 326
  • 5.2.
  • post-mode and its pretensions.
  • p. 339
  • 5.3.
  • Rescuing postcoloniality from postcolonialism.
  • p. 346
  • Reference list.
  • p. 360
  • Index of Names.
  • p. 369
  • Index of Subjects.
  • p. 371
Control code
l82003050216
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 380 p.
Isbn
9789004132825
Lccn
2003050216
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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