Western Civilizations

World Civilizations: Their History and Their Culture  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by G-N.Team at Aug. 20, 2010
World Civilizations: Their History and Their Culture

World Civilizations: Their History and Their Culture
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; Ninth Edition edition | ISBN : 0393968812 | February 17, 1997 | 960 pages | PDF | 482MB

Known for its balanced coverage, strong pedagogy, and thorough treatment of non-Western civilizations, World Civilizations remains a top choice at colleges and universities with over 400 adoptions in its eighth edition. The new Ninth Edition maintains the qualities that have made it a success, while incorporating new material that enriches the text's global coverage and comparative approach. The text also boasts an elegant new design that features full-color illustrations and maps throughout. World Civilizations offers one of the premier learning resources with its new Homepage. Students and faculty can access a vast array of electronic sources on the World Wide Web. Thomas Pearcy offers students a media-laden review pedagogy, integrated with an investigative method that opens the textbook onto the Web. A good map is essential when traveling the World Wide Web.

Huntington, The Clash of Civilizations: And the Remaking of World Order  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by pdf-etc at March 23, 2009
Huntington, The Clash of Civilizations: And the Remaking of World Order

Samuel Huntington, The Clash of Civilizations: And the Remaking of World Order
Simon & Schuster Ltd | 1996 | ISBN 0684811642 | 368 pages | PDF | 5.3 MB

Terror and Civilization: Christianity, Politics, and the Western Psyche  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by step778 at June 15, 2018
Terror and Civilization: Christianity, Politics, and the Western Psyche

Shadia B. Drury, "Terror and Civilization: Christianity, Politics, and the Western Psyche"
2006 | pages: 223 | ISBN: 140397294X | PDF | 0,9 mb

PBS - First Civilizations: Trade (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 16, 2018
PBS - First Civilizations: Trade (2018)

PBS - First Civilizations: Trade (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3136 Kbps | 53 min 40 s | 1.32 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

The finale episode examines an ancient civilization unlike any other, that of the Indus Valley. Rather than imposing order through war or religion, it relied on the free flow of trade. The exchange of goods promoted wealth, co-operation and trust.

PBS - Civilizations: Renaissances (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 16, 2018
PBS - Civilizations: Renaissances (2018)

PBS - Civilizations: Renaissances (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2697 Kbps | 53 min 20 s | 1.15 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Travel east and west to explore the connections and rivalries between Renaissance Italy and the Islamic empires that experienced their own cultural flowering in the 15th and 16th centuries. Both spheres were open to influences flowing both ways.

PBS - First Civilizations: Cities (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 9, 2018
PBS - First Civilizations: Cities (2018)

PBS - First Civilizations: Cities (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3431 Kbps | 53 min 40 s | 1.43 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

View the birthplace of civilization: the Middle East, site of the world’s first villages, towns and cities, from the hills of Turkey to the plains of Iraq. They were crucibles of invention and innovation — turbo-charging the pace of progress.

PBS - Civilizations: Encounters (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 9, 2018
PBS - Civilizations: Encounters (2018)

PBS - Civilizations: Encounters (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2422 Kbps | 53 min 30 s | 1.05 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

See how advances in seafaring and a thirst for trade and exploration sent human beings around the planet. Distant and disparate cultures met for the first time, and art became the great interface by which civilizations understood each other.

PBS - First Civilizations: Religion (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 2, 2018
PBS - First Civilizations: Religion (2018)

PBS - First Civilizations: Religion (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3016 Kbps | 53 min 39 s | 1.27 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Discover the secret to the stability and cohesion of Ancient Egypt religion. When people share a core set of beliefs, they are more likely to identify as one. That was true for the first civilizations and it’s just as true today.

PBS - Civilizations: God and Art (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 2, 2018
PBS - Civilizations: God and Art (2018)

PBS - Civilizations: God and Art (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2574 Kbps | 53 min 20 s | 1.10 GiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Trace the relationship between religion and art, which has inspired some of the most ingenious, affecting, majestic and breathtaking works of art ever made. Yet beneath great works of religious art often lie conflict, intrigue and divine mysteries.

PBS - First Civilizations: War (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at April 29, 2018
PBS - First Civilizations: War (2018)

PBS - First Civilizations: War (2018)
WEB-DL | 1920x1080 | .MKV/AVC @ 6500 Kbps | 54 min 10 s | 2.50 GiB
Audio: English AAC 93.4 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Using the latest in archaeology, anthropology and genetics, this series tells the story of where the modern world began. Incorporating studies of artifacts, renowned sites of archaeological interest and interviews with leading experts, it moves around the geographic zones of the world, exploring how and why civilization first sparked into life. Examine the process of “destructive creation” the idea that fear, rivalry and conflict strengthen community bonds while stimulating an arms race of technological progress. The result is civilization. Ancient Mesoamerica exemplifies this development.