The Face of the Past: The Preservation of the Medieval

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It makes pursuing a cultural victory easier, and if you’re a player who prefers plowshares to swords, it gives you more options. “The culture victory in the Civilization series has been popular among fans; it’s a play style that many people seem to naturally embrace. My fidelity and steadfastness had been guaranteed by her and no one else. While his stages depended on the increasing sophistication of language over time, in De l’esprit des loix (1748; The Spirit of Laws), the French political philosopher Baron de Montesquieu (1689-1755) used three static stages defined less by time than by geography and the effects of climate: savagery (hunting), barbarism (herding), and civilization.
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Popes: 101 Facts & Trivia

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A thought of joy creates sympathetically a thought of joy in others. Some critics have objected to all aspects of civilization; others have argued that civilization brings a mixture of good and bad effects. The faithful austerity of the sea protected him from the rumours that fly on the tongues of men. The old Cold War policy intended to keep Pax Americana alive hardly has much relevance in the post-Communist era China at the forefront of the world economy enjoys such immense leverage in determining the balance of power.
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Art and Society in the Middle Ages

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The differences in their costumes or their traditions are many. You will have to tax your will and waste your energy. Huge numbers of Indians would die from diseases introduced by the whites. Arabic books were withdrawn from circulation, and Arabic manuscripts were burned in huge bonfires. I would venture to say that most wise women do.” “Islam's borders are bloody and so are its innards. Of course carrying a letter to Headquarters was not a very complicated matter; and as to that I would have trusted willingly a properly trained dog.
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The Art of War

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The Church, looking to Christ, who reveals man to himself,(4) and drawing upon her experience of two thousand years of history, is convinced that "beneath all that changes, there is much that is unchanging".(5) This continuity is based upon the essential and universal character of God's plan for humanity. In the simplest ways, the first groups of people were able to create rather complex and often successful ways... Your comments, criticisms and suggestions would be gratefully appreciated.
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Architecture, Mysticism and Myth

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This worked well on the level of the Herodian elite – even securing for the Jews a privileged status – but there were many Jews unwilling to bend the knee to Rome. No surprise that each ‘separate’ individual becomes a creature of anger, fear, grief, anxiety and sadness; nor that they behave, individually and tribally, in such a fearful, insensitive and destructive way. So when a person is impressed with this, a contrary thought will help him to destroy his desires and passions.
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Social Psychology and Modernity

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There was something incongruous in that peace. What was it that had got into that stillness? Alfonso Gutierrez Escera/Ostman Agency Two classic examples of early mosques in the western Islamic world of interest are preserved in Tunisia and Spain. In the tradition of Barbara Tuchmail's A Distant Mirror, How The Irish Saved Civilization reconstructs an era that few know about but which is central to understanding our past and our cultural heritage.
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Looking Backward 2000-1887 (Memorial edition)

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Nomadic cultures differed from civilizations in their social organization—that is, they did not exhibit many of the characteristics of civilization. And in Europe it was the wealth provided by the rise of industry and trade and the accessibility of precious metals for coinage that made possible the Renaissance and gave Europe its start toward modernism. And when the liberation came in the course of the nineteenth century, the new states were built on a Western, bourgeois pattern and were not ready to follow a Christian lead.
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Civilization Past and Present, Concise Version, Vol. 2: From

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If there lives anybody completely honest in this world, surely it must be my uncle. In the 19th century Islamic assertion"took several different forms ranging from the Mahdi movement of the Sudan and the Sanusiyyah in North Africa which fought wars against European colonizers, to educational movements such as that of Aligarh in India aiming to reeducate Muslims. Some of the Middle Eastern states, in particular the monarchies of the Arabian peninsula and Gulf region, have continued to maintain strong links with the West - links which are increasingly lucrative to them due the the rising Western demand for their oil.
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A short History of the World

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Remarkably, the lack of all these is what makes the Indus Valley civilization so exciting and unique. The science of medicine -- allied in the Muslim as in the Hellenistic world to the study of philosophy -- flourished in every caliphate and court of the Islamic empire. Although many of them strove to become soldiers and athletes, others ventured into philosophy, drama, pottery and the arts. As you will read, in cities, many aspects of life were dramatically different than they had been before.
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Canada: the Empire of the North

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There were also one or two men's faces which he seemed to know well enough though he didn't recall their names. The lawsuit accuses the Iranian government of holding Mr. Once or twice this morning he looked at me as if he could find it in his heart to hate his old mother. This sensual being awaits and calls upon the poor male soul, whether he is drunk or not, old or young she has no preference; her voice is so inviting, her body so sensual, and her eyes so fascinating that the men have a hard time resisting her advances; most of them give in to her seduction, as she moves smiling and joyfully giggling into the dark forest.
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