Title: History of the Idea of Progress
Binding: Paper Back
Book Condition: New
Publisher: Transaction Publishers January 1994
1560007133 / 9781560007135
Seller ID: 119484
Nisbet traces the idea of progress from its origins in Greek, Roman, and medieval civilizations to modern times. It is a masterful frame of reference for understanding the present world. Nisbet shows why the idea of progress remains of critical importance to studies of social evolution and natural history.