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The Resource Axial civilizations and world history, edited by Johann P. Arnason, S.N. Eisenstadt, and Björn Wittrock, (electronic resource)

Axial civilizations and world history, edited by Johann P. Arnason, S.N. Eisenstadt, and Björn Wittrock, (electronic resource)

Label
Axial civilizations and world history
Title
Axial civilizations and world history
Statement of responsibility
edited by Johann P. Arnason, S.N. Eisenstadt, and Björn Wittrock
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation
Member of
Dewey number
930.1/6
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • 1940-
  • 1923-2010
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  • Árnason, Jóhann Páll
  • Eisenstadt, S. N.
  • Wittrock, Björn
Series statement
Jerusalem studies in religion and culture,
Series volume
v. 4
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  • Civilization, Ancient
  • Social change
  • Historical sociology
Summary expansion
A collection of essays by social theorists, historical sociologists and area specialists in classical, biblical and Asian studies. The contributions deal with cultural transformations in major civilizational centres during the "Axial Age", the middle centuries of the last millennium BCE, and their long-term consequences
Label
Axial civilizations and world history, edited by Johann P. Arnason, S.N. Eisenstadt, and Björn Wittrock, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • ""CONTENTS""; ""ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS""; ""GENERAL INTRODUCTION""; ""PART ONE: THEORETICAL APPROACHES""; ""Introduction: History, Theory and Interpretation""; ""The Axial Age and its Interpreters: Reopening a Debate""; ""The Meaning of the Axial Age""; ""Palomarâ€?s Questions. The Axial Age Hypothesis, European Modernity and Historical Contingency""; ""Between Tradition and Christianity: The Axial Age in the Perspective of Béla Hamvas""; ""PART TWO: THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND ITS AXIAL PERIPHERIES""; ""Introduction: Archaic Backgrounds and Axial Breakthroughs""
  • ""Axial “Breakthroughsâ€? and Semantic “Relocationsâ€? in Ancient Egypt and Israel""""Mesopotamian Vistas on Axial Transformations""; ""Zoroastrian Origins: Indian and Iranian Connections""; ""Axial Transformations within Ancient Israelite Priesthood""; ""The Jewish Historical Experience: Heterodox Tendencies and Political Dynamics in a De-territorialized Axial Civilization""; ""Polis, “the Politicalâ€?, and Political Thought: New Departures in Ancient Greece, c. 800-500 BCE""; ""PART THREE: LATE ANTIQUITY AND BEYOND""
  • ""Introduction: Late Antiquity as a Sequel and Counterpoint to the Axial Age""""Cultural Memory in Early Christianity: Clement of Alexandria and the History of Religions""; ""“The Religion of Lightâ€?: On Mani and Manichaeism""; ""Arabia and The Heritage of the Axial Age""; ""PART FOUR: INDIAN AND CHINESE PERSPECTIVES""; ""Introduction: Extending the Axial Model to South and East Asia""; ""Axial Grammar""; ""Axialism and Empire""; ""Rethinking the Axial Ageâ€?The Case of Chinese Culture""; ""The Axial Millennium in China: A Brief Survey""
  • ""The Ming-Qing Transition: Seventeenth-Century Crisis or Axial Breakthrough?""""PART FIVE: CONCLUDING REFLECTIONS""; ""Axial Civilizations and the Axial Age Reconsidered""; ""List of contributors""; ""INDEX""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""
Control code
ocn182530926
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 573 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429408196
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)182530926
Label
Axial civilizations and world history, edited by Johann P. Arnason, S.N. Eisenstadt, and Björn Wittrock, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • ""CONTENTS""; ""ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS""; ""GENERAL INTRODUCTION""; ""PART ONE: THEORETICAL APPROACHES""; ""Introduction: History, Theory and Interpretation""; ""The Axial Age and its Interpreters: Reopening a Debate""; ""The Meaning of the Axial Age""; ""Palomarâ€?s Questions. The Axial Age Hypothesis, European Modernity and Historical Contingency""; ""Between Tradition and Christianity: The Axial Age in the Perspective of Béla Hamvas""; ""PART TWO: THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND ITS AXIAL PERIPHERIES""; ""Introduction: Archaic Backgrounds and Axial Breakthroughs""
  • ""Axial “Breakthroughsâ€? and Semantic “Relocationsâ€? in Ancient Egypt and Israel""""Mesopotamian Vistas on Axial Transformations""; ""Zoroastrian Origins: Indian and Iranian Connections""; ""Axial Transformations within Ancient Israelite Priesthood""; ""The Jewish Historical Experience: Heterodox Tendencies and Political Dynamics in a De-territorialized Axial Civilization""; ""Polis, “the Politicalâ€?, and Political Thought: New Departures in Ancient Greece, c. 800-500 BCE""; ""PART THREE: LATE ANTIQUITY AND BEYOND""
  • ""Introduction: Late Antiquity as a Sequel and Counterpoint to the Axial Age""""Cultural Memory in Early Christianity: Clement of Alexandria and the History of Religions""; ""“The Religion of Lightâ€?: On Mani and Manichaeism""; ""Arabia and The Heritage of the Axial Age""; ""PART FOUR: INDIAN AND CHINESE PERSPECTIVES""; ""Introduction: Extending the Axial Model to South and East Asia""; ""Axial Grammar""; ""Axialism and Empire""; ""Rethinking the Axial Ageâ€?The Case of Chinese Culture""; ""The Axial Millennium in China: A Brief Survey""
  • ""The Ming-Qing Transition: Seventeenth-Century Crisis or Axial Breakthrough?""""PART FIVE: CONCLUDING REFLECTIONS""; ""Axial Civilizations and the Axial Age Reconsidered""; ""List of contributors""; ""INDEX""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""
Control code
ocn182530926
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 573 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429408196
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)182530926

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