European Civilization in Transition

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[1] The Thirties witnessed more incisive changes in the dominant forms of institutional life in civilized countries than have occurred since the Napoleonic age.

Our Course will attempt to interpret this development in terms of a transition to a new phase of Western Civilization.

Our institutions and our culture are an outcome of the partial conquest of science, freedom, and internationalism in the 18th and 19th Century. We are confronted to-day […]

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Tenth Lecture: Universal history and civilization.

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Draft: University of London - Outline, 1939-1940
KPA: 15/05