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Published by Printed by Bernhard Schlesinger in Copenhagen [Denmark] .
Written in English


  • Europe -- Relations -- United States.,
  • United States -- Relations -- Europe.,
  • Europe -- History -- 1789-1900.,
  • United States -- History -- 1783-1865.

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Other titlesThe relative state of the civilized world at a future period.
Statementtranslated from the German of Dr. C.F. von Schmidt-Phiseldek ... by Joseph Owen.
The Physical Object
Pagination3 microfiches (147 fr.).
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21883607M
ISBN 100665483112

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Get this from a library! Europe and America: or, The relative state of the civilized world at a future period. [Conrad Georg Friedrich Elias von Schmidt-Phiseldek; Joseph Owen]. The elevator pitch for Niall Ferguson's "Civilization: The West and the Rest" is simple: Western civilization has risen to dominate world affairs over the last five hundred years, a record unmatched in world history and at odds with its population and geography relative to other countries and civilizations, due to six "killer apps" that have /5(). This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution International license (CC BY ). This license allows you to share, copy, distribute and transmit the work; to adapt the work and to make commercial use of the work providing attribution is made to the author (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).Author: Erik Ringmar. Full text of "Our beginnings in Europe and America: how civilization grew in the Old World and came to the New" See other formats.

The abstract noun "civilization", meaning "civilized condition", came in the s, again from French. The first known use in French is in , by Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau, and the first use in English is attributed to Adam Ferguson, who in his Essay on the History of Civil Society wrote. The treatment of crime and criminals is one of the unfailing tests of the civilization of any country. America's criminal justice system appears built on the primitive emotions of fear and vengeance. People who do bad things are evil people from whom society must be protected. However, if civilization refers to a nation or culture that values its own well-being, its relations with neighbors, and belief in higher ideals, then America’s claim to civilization is highly debatable. Ours is one of the most violent societies in the world, both in philosophy and practice. > Why did Europe develop before the rest of the world? A2A Actually, Jared Diamond answered that for you in his well written and very interesting book Guns, Germs, and Steel. It's been a while now since I've read the book that had a profound impa.

Was a German Jew and brilliant scientist. Discovered that time, space and motion not absolute but relative to observer and observer's own movement in space. In and he developed a set of laws which unified the theory of gravitation, electromagnetism, and subatomic behavior. Newton's world thus replaced by a 4-D world-space-time continuum. This question can be answered only with respect to only a specific period in history. At different times, people in different parts of the world have been more civilized than the others.   How America will collapse (by ) of possibilities for a future world order. maximize our country's role and prosperity in a changing world. Europe's empires are gone and America Author: Alfred Mccoy.   Religious Motivations. As European powers conquered the territories of the New World, they justified wars against Native Americans and the destruction of their cultures as a fulfillment of the European secular and religious vision of the New World. The idea of “America” antedated America’s discovery and even Viking exploration.