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Title Bloomsbury guide to human thought [electronic resource] / edited by Kenneth McLeish.

Imprint London [Eng.] : Bloomsbury Publishing Ltd., c1993 (Boston, Mass. : Credo Reference, 2012.)

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Description 1 online resource (1559 entries) : 1 image, digital files.
Series Bloomsbury reference
Bloomsbury reference.
Note "Bloomsbury reference."
Title on spine: Guide to human thought, ideas that shaped the world.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents A-Z.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary Ideas have spurred the way to human progress, from the earliest cave dweller to the latest frontiers of computers and technology. This is a human-scale distillation of the major ideas which have had the greatest impact on our development through the ages. It includes a huge variety of terms including the intimidating, such as post-modernism, structuralism and chaos theory, the unusual, including alchemy, polyphony and parapsychology, while familiar terms such as civilization and beauty are explained anew.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Local Note Credo Reference.
Credo Reference General Reference
Subject Intellectual life -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Civilization -- History -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author McLeish, Kenneth, 1940-
Credo Reference (Firm)
Added Title Guide to human thought.
Guide to human thought, ideas that shaped the world.
Other Form: Print version: 0747509913 9780747509912 xii, 789 p.
ISBN 9781849720595 (online)
9780747509912 (print)
07475099913 (print)
0747509913 (print)