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Author Ruiz, Teofilo F., 1943-

Title The terror of history [electronic resource] : on the uncertainties of life in Western civilization / Teofilo F. Ruiz.

Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvii, 178 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The terror of history -- Religion and the world to come -- The world of matter and the senses -- The lure of beauty and knowledge.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Civilization, Western.
Uncertainty -- Social aspects -- History.
Terror -- Social aspects -- History.
Disasters -- Social aspects -- History.
Adjustment (Psychology) -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780691124131 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
9781400839421 (e-book)

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