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The humanities after the war

Norman Foerster

The humanities after the war

by Norman Foerster

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Humanities,
    • Classical education,
    • Education, Higher,
    • Education -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Wendell L. Willkie [and others] Edited, with a pref. by Norman Foerster.
      SeriesEssay index reprint series
      ContributionsWillkie, Wendell L. 1892-1944.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC1011 .F6 1969
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 95 p.
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4563386M
      ISBN 100836910354
      LC Control Number77076898
      OCLC/WorldCa32355

      The liberal arts have always been valued in societies that have a democratic or republican form of government. These studies help people learn to have productive and even pleasant discussions among political decision makers. For that reason, the wealthy families of the city-states of Northern Italy embraced the liberal. Humanities are academic disciplines that study aspects of human society and the Renaissance, the term contrasted with divinity and referred to what is now called classics, the main area of secular study in universities at the time. Today, the humanities are more frequently contrasted with natural, and sometimes social sciences, as well as professional training.

      The days of 8 and 9 May have been reserved for remembrance of those who were killed brutally in the Second World War. The war started on and lasted till More than 80 million lives were wiped out, 3% of the total population of the whole world. Two military coalitions or alliances were in the war; Axis powers and Allied powers. Outline of Homer's Iliad. Book 1. During the war beteen the Aitolians and the Kouretes, Meleagros stayed away until the city of Kalydon was nearly taken, then entered the battle and saved the day. In his response, Achilleus admits that Phoinix has moved him, but .

      Technologically, World War II was fought largely with improved versions of the same weapons as the First World War; the foremost improvements were made in airplanes and tanks. The most significant new weapons were long-range missiles and nuclear bombs, although these were only developed toward the end of the war. A,K,1,3. Winner, Best Book Award, African Politics Conference Group. Since the end of the cold war, Africa has seen a dramatic rise in new political and religious phenomena, including an eviscerated privatized state, neoliberal NGOs, Pentecostalism, a resurgence in accusations of witchcraft, a culture of scamming and fraud, and, in some countries, a nearly universal wish to emigrate.


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