The Evolution of Civilizations has ratings and 22 reviews. Carroll Quigley was a legendary teacher at the Georgetown School of Foreign Service. The Evolution of Civilizations, Historical Analysis Preface to the First Edition his book is not a history. Rather it is an attempt to es- tablish. The Evolution of Civilizations – An Introduction to Historical Analysis (). by Carroll Identifier CarrollQuigley-TheEvolutionOfCivilizations-.

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Continue Shopping Check Out. Some answer must be made to these two objections. One big mistake is to consider the soviet union part of the civilization he calls orthodox Upon researching the Cold War I came across a recommendation to study Quigley’s “Tragedy and Hope” as a means for understanding the mechanism that drove the Cold War.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Mile Milisavljevic rated it it was amazing Sep 12, Anyone with a passing interest in wanting a new perspective regarding the world in which we live and our history needs to give this author a chance. It is also, for the most part, sharply written and civilizatios an easy read.

Published August 1st by Liberty Fund Inc. Jan 05, S rated it it was amazing Shelves: Like the course, The Evolution of Civilizations is a comprehensive and perceptive look at the factors behind the rise and fall of civilizations.

I would advise anyone to read any of his books. Quigley begint vervolgens bij de basis, namelijk met het uitleggen van de wetenschappelijke methode, en bouwt vanaf deze grond een theorie op over de ontwikkeling van de geschiedenis die op het eerste gezicht best overtuigend lijkt. Tim rated it liked it Mar 20, This book, by those who arrived here from Tragedy and Hope, and who know who Quigley is and his signifience, should regard this book as his methodology of studying and presenting history, and I am not saying that this is not a history bookmany parts from Tragedy and Hope become much more clear and are treated in detail here as well.


Our history through this f Views societal changes based on the human potentialities of Military, political, economic, social, religious, and intellectual perspectives.

The Evolution of Civilizations: An Introduction to Historical Analysis by Carroll Quigley

Iedere vertelling van de geschiedenis is noodzakelijk selectief, en dus subjectief, en waarom zou je het dan op zo’n manier vertellen dat het je eigen theorie onderuithaalt? In de opzet al, natuurlijk. The author mackes some mistakes, wich I ascribe to the curent level of knowlwdge and data of that period and a little ti his bias. Unfortunately I found much of it to be broad-brushed encapsulations of epochs, fitting ancient civilizations to his model, and attaching them to relatively mundane inventions in this technological age as the plow and Jethro Tull’s the agriculturalist method of crop rotation.

I can’t wait to read Quigley’s other books.

Like the ice ages and the movements of people acourding to the four ice ages. Details August 6 x 9 pages Foreword, selective bibliography, preface to the first edition, diagrams, tables and maps, index. Toch gaat het daar uiteindelijk mis. I prefer stories that show the human condition as a result of events.

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Maybe we need t Sorry about the low rating. Perhaps he wrote this work merely as an introductory one and intended his other books as more detailed accounts of various historic If one picks this up in hopes of finding a plethora of institutional analysis, one will come away disappointed. Het boek bestaat grofweg uit twee delen: This book, along quugley Quigley’s other work on the 20th century, was my first exposure to someone presenting a broad macroscopic and interpretive view of history.

Quigley’s focuses on six sometimes seven categories ckvilizations which most of the dynamics of history can be fit and analyzed — military, political, economic, social, religious, and intellectual.


To them the facts of history are relatively few and are simply arranged. Now this book was written some time ago. He poses a division of culture into six levels from the abstract to the more concrete.

The Evolution of Civilizations – An Introduction to Historical Analysis (1979)

Dit is zo belangrijk voor de westerse grondhouding dat het katholieke geloof eigenlijk de vaandeldrager en hoeder van de Westerse Cultuur is. Most of this work is a basic, sweeping account of history, with passing examples Quigley uses to illustrate his seven stages of quiggley. He explains historical analysis. Want to Read saving…. Oct 11, David rated it liked it.

The Evolution of Civilizations: An Introduction to Historical Analysis

Dec 31, Sam Motes rated it it was amazing. Quigley voert het katholieke geloof bijvoorbeeld op de cartoll synthese van het wereldse en het spirituele, van lichaam en geest, empirisme en rationalisme, individu quigly samenleving, en meer dualiteiten. It would have been interesting to get his view on how the internet has impacted and morphed society through all of the potentialities dvolution if the connected world will alter the trajectory of failure the US must inevitably follow.

Quigley sometimes foster believers or adherents – not what he would have wanted. Quigley examines the application of scientific method to the social sciences, then establishes his historical hypotheses. Beyond that, he does not go into technical theoretical analysis of his model, as it might concern law and language. Such a principle is a tool of historical analysis.