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The Resource The pursuit of truth : a historian's memoir, William H. McNeill

The pursuit of truth : a historian's memoir, William H. McNeill

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The pursuit of truth : a historian's memoir
Title
The pursuit of truth
Title remainder
a historian's memoir
Statement of responsibility
William H. McNeill
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Language
eng
Summary
William H. McNeill's seminal book The Rise of the West: A History of the Human Community (1963) received the National Book Award in 1964 and was named one of the 100 best nonfiction books of the twentieth century by the Modern Library. From his post at the University of Chicago, McNeill became the first contemporary North American historian to write world history in the light of anthropological, epidemiological, and technological ideas. A candid, intellectual memoir from one of the most famous and influential historians of our era, The Pursuit of Truth maps the life and career of a man who cha
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
N$T
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
The pursuit of truth : a historian's memoir, William H. McNeill
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The pursuit of truth : a historian's memoir, William H. McNeill
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt2jcwdp
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-166) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • From childhood to World War II, 1917-1941
  • From basic training to the rise of the West, 1941-1963
  • From the rise of the West to plagues and peoples, 1963-1976
  • From plagues and peoples to retirement, 1976-1987
  • Retirement in Colebrook, 1987-
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1 online resource (viii, 189 pages, [8] pages of plates)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283233019
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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illustrations
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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