5 edition of Hostages of civilisation found in the catalog.
Hostages of civilisation
Eva G. Reichmann
Bibliography: p. 268-277.
|Statement||by Eva G. Reichmann.|
|LC Classifications||DS146.G4 R4 1970|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||281|
|LC Control Number||70108398|
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Incidentally, a wonderful mate to "Civilisation" the book is the print version of Jacob Bronowski's BBC series "The Ascent of Man." "The Ascent of Man" was inspired in part by Clark's series, but looks at western culture from the perspective of mathematics and science as opposed to Cited by: Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Reichmann, Eva G.
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