New Dictionary of the History of Ideas

(Book - 2005)
New Dictionary of the History of Ideas

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Experts examine major developments in intellectual history during the past 30 years. A board of specialists from various disciplines was assembled to reflect all aspects of knowledge from a global and gender-inclusive perspective, which allows readers to trace ideas and concepts across culture and time periods.
Title: New dictionary of the history of ideas
Publisher: [New York?] : Charles Scribner's Sons, c2005
Characteristics: 6 v. :,ill. ;,29 cm
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Maryanne Cline Horowitz
Contents: V. 1. Abolitionism to Common sense
v. 2. Communication of ideas to Futurology
v. 3. Game theory to Lysenkoism
v. 4. Machiavellism to Phrenology
v. 5. Physics to Syncretism
v. 6. Taste to Zionism, Index
Additional Contributors: Horowitz, Maryanne Cline 1945-
ISBN: 0684313774
Branch Call Number: R- 903 N532 2005
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Civilization History Dictionaries Intellectual life History Dictionaries
Topical Term: Civilization
Intellectual life
LCCN: 2004014731
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A fascinating encyclopedia entirely of concepts, covering many subjects, historic and contemporary. Perfect when a book might be too long (or checked out) and a dictionary entry too short! Global in scope and useful for students and adult readers. -Beverly S.

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