Richard Melson

December 2005

Macrohistory: book

Macrohistory and Macrohistorians:

Perspectives on Individual, Social, and Civilizational Change

by Johan Galtung (Editor), Sohail Inayatullah (Editor)


Editorial Reviews


"Macrohistory and Macrohistorians is a great book....

It achieves its purpose....It has many insights....It is an important book."–

"Historians will usually benefit from social and cultural studies....

I enjoyed and benefited from reading some of the biographies of macrohistorians."

Journal of World History

Book Description

An eclectic and civilizationally rich theory of grand social change is the objective of this collection of essays focusing on historians--from Ibn Khaldun to Oswald Spengler and from Piritim Sorokin to Arnold Toynbee--who have helped shape our way of conceiving of ourselves.

Product Details:

Macrohistory: Book

December 8, 2005