The Resource Family and civilization, Carle C. Zimmerman, (ebook)

Family and civilization, Carle C. Zimmerman, (ebook)

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Family and civilization
Title
Family and civilization
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Carle C. Zimmerman
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Language
eng
Summary
Family and Civilization is the magnum opus of Carle Zimmerman, a distinguished sociologist who taught for many years at Harvard University. In this unjustly forgotten work Zimmerman demonstrates the close and causal connections between the rise and fall of different types of families and the rise and fall of civilizations, particularly ancient Greece and Rome, medieval and modern Europe, and the United States. Zimmerman traces the evolution of family structure from tribes and clans to extended and large nuclear families to the small nuclear families and broken families of today. And he shows the consequences of each structure for the bearing and rearing of children; for religion, law, and everyday life; and for the fate of civilization itself. Originally published in 1947, this compelling analysis predicted many of today's cultural and social controversies and trends, including youth violence and depression, abortion and homosexuality, the demographic collapse of Europe and of the West more generally, and the displacement of peoples. This new edition, part of ISI Books' Background series, has been edited and abridged by cultural commentator James Kurth of Swarthmore College and includes essays on the text by Kurth, Allan Carlson, and Bryce Christensen
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Zimmerman, Carle C
Dewey number
392.3
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non fiction
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Family and civilization, Carle C. Zimmerman, (ebook)
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9781497635746
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MWT11614047
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Family and civilization, Carle C. Zimmerman, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781497635746
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11614047
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11614047
System control number
MWT11614047
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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