Epochs of European Civilization

Antiquity To Renaissance
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Product Number: Z00987
Released: Mar 28, 2011
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ISBN: #9781449893125
Narrator/s: Geoffrey Hosking
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The four main themes of this course are answers to the question, "What makes Europe distinctive compared with other parts of the world?" 1. The Nation State. The idea of the State or sovereign authority takes on a new significance when it is attached to a nation or a people who have an idea of a common origin and identity. This idea was developed first and most powerfully in Europe. 2. Citizenship. When a nation is made up of citizens, they feel a greater commitment to the community. 3. The scientific method enables one to ask questions about the universe and the nature of human beings, and to obtain answers that work well in practice. 4. Developed Broadly Based Public Finance. The idea that government can mobilize the wealth of a whole people.

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Author(s): Geoffrey Hosking
Genre: History
Imprint: Modern Scholar

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Author(s): Geoffrey Hosking
Narrator(s): Geoffrey Hosking
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Author(s): Geoffrey Hosking
Genre: History
Product Number UT047
Released: Jun 16, 2005
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