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Is Western civilization universal?

Maryam Jameelah

Is Western civilization universal?

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Published by Mohammad Yusuf Khan in Lahore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilization, Modern -- 1950-,
  • Civilization, Western,
  • Progress

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Maryam Jameelah.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCB428 .M36
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 p.
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5037246M
    LC Control Number73930355

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    It is the great power of the west. Around 20 million people — up to a third of Europe's population — died from the plague before it receded. The American embassy had been seized; a financial crisis had followed; many foreign firms had closed down; advertising had dried up; the newspaper editor could hardly see his way ahead; every issue of the paper lost money; waiting for the crisis to end, the editor, it might be said, had become as much a hostage as the diplomats. The faith altered values, ideas of good behavior, human judgments.

    Industrial Revolution[ edit ] The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about to sometime between and In the years since that story, the wealth of the world has grown, power has grown, education has spread; the disturbance, the philosophical shriek, has been amplified. The editor was as divided as nearly everyone else. While the faith held, while it appeared to be unchallenged, the world perhaps held together.


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Such effort; such self-imposed tyranny. One was studying in the United States; the other had applied for a visa, but then the hostage crisis had occurred. The novel was called Foreigner; the author was Nahid Rachlin.

Western Civilization

The influence of cinema and radio remained, while televisions became near essentials in every home. By the mid- 20th centuryWestern culture was exported worldwide, and the development and growth of international transport and telecommunication such as transatlantic cable and the radiotelephone played a decisive role in modern globalization.

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The Charter required the King to proclaim certain liberties, and accept that his will was not arbitrary — for example by explicitly accepting that no "freeman" non-serf could be punished except through the law of the landa right which is still in existence today.

I thought that religion was an accidental difference. It challenged the authority of institutions that were deeply rooted in society, such as the Catholic Church ; there was much talk of ways to reform society with toleration, science and skepticism. This was a part of what was passed on to me at a very early age.

Our Universal Civilization

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book. Justinian's Corpus Juris Civilis Roman civil law code was created in the East in his capital of Constantinople, [39] and that city maintained trade and intermittent political control over outposts such as Venice in the West for centuries. Following the Roman conquest of the Hellenistic world, the concept of a "West" arose, as there was a cultural divide between the Greek East and Latin West.

This anxiety, this meeting of the two opposed worlds, the outgoing world of Europe and the closed world of the faith, was spotted a hundred years ago by the writer Joseph Conrad, who, with his remote Polish background, his wish as a traveler to render exactly what he saw, was able at a time of high imperialism to go far beyond the imperialistic, surface ways of writing about the East and native peoples.

Western culture has been heavily influenced by the Renaissancethe Ages of Discovery and Enlightenment and the Industrial and Scientific Revolutions.

She will do as the doctor did; she will visit shrines and mosques. With the exception of Italiathe wealthiest provinces of the Roman Empire were in the East, particularly Roman Egypt which was the wealthiest Roman province outside of Italia.

If a monarch attempted to challenge church power, condemnation from the church could mean a total loss of support among the nobles, peasants, and other monarchs. Civilizations are shown in boldface.

I knew about my ancestry and of my ancestral culture; I knew about the history of India and its political status; I knew where I was born, and I knew the history of the place; I had a sense of the New World. And when the past was abolished like this, more than an idea of history suffered.

Secularism separating religion from politics and science increased. Then, in the social stress resulting from the failure of the civilization, the bitterness and envy increase markedly.

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