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Reflections on the Modern and the Global - a book by Mazlish, Bruce

Reflections on the Modern and the Global

Reflections on the Modern and the Global( )
Author: Mazlish, Bruce
ISBN:978-1-4128-5184-8
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Transaction Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $69.95
Book Description:

Over the past five hundred years, historians and other social scientists have perceived an extraordinary occurrence: the transition from the Middle Ages, via the Renaissance, to modernity. Equally remarkable has been the transition taking place in the last fifty years from modernity to globalisation. Bruce Mazlish argues that in order to understand ourselves in the world today we need to know more about the nature of both concepts.

Book Details
Pages:170
Detailed Subjects: History / Civilization
Political Science / Globalization
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.75 x 8.75 x 0.55 Inches
Book Weight:0.748 Pounds
Author Biography
Mazlish, Bruce (Author)
Bruce Mazlish was born in Brooklyn, New York on September 15, 1923. During World War II, he served in the Office of Strategic Services, the precursor to the C.I.A. He received a bachelor's degree, a master's degree, and a Ph.D. in European history from Columbia University. He joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology faculty in 1955 and became a full professor in 1960.

His first book, The Western Intellectual Tradition: From Leonardo to Hegel, written with the British mathematician and poet Jacob Bronowski, was published in 1960. His other books include In Search of Nixon: A Psychohistorical Inquiry, The Fourth Discontinuity: The Co-Evolution of Humans and Machines, and The Uncertain Sciences. He also wrote psychoanalytic biographies about Henry A. Kissinger, Jimmy Carter, and Mao Zedong. He died on November 27, 2016 at the age of 93.

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