Man and the Western World: a History of Civilization

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But the development of writing greatly enhances civilization. On the other hand, civilization cannot be transferred by mere language alone. D. (This was ostensibly an Arab victory, but was in fact accomplished with mostly White troops). I seemed to remember that she slept in any bed that happened to be vacant. I remembered how wretched be used to be when he lacked a copper or two to get some snuff with. The transformation of society from rural-agrarian to urban industrial necessarily entailed a large segment of uneducated and unskilled laborer finding themselves In the streets begging, stealing, prostituting, committing crimes, and making up the lowest echelons of society that disrupted harmony in urban centers.

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