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Hangups from way back: historical myths and canons [compiled by] Frederick Gentles [and] Melvin Steinfield.

; Steinfield, Melvin, compiler
2d ed.. San Francisco, Canfield Press ©1974.
ISBN 9780063827851, 0063827859, 0063827867, 9780063827868

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Other Authors Steinfield, Melvin,
Subjects Civilization.
History -- Errors, inventions, etc.
Description 2 volumes : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Volume 1 -- Preface -- 1. Some Concepts of Man and Society -- Essay: -- Love and Hate on Planet III / Frederick Gentles -- Readings: -- King Solomon's Ring / Konrad Z. Lorenz -- Man Has No "Killer" Instinct / Geoffrey Gorer -- Violent Sports : Furious Tribal Instincts Freed? / Bob Oates -- The Rediscovery of Human Nature / Time magazine -- Aggression and Violence in Man / Louis Leakey and Robert Ardrey -- Questions -- 2. The Brilliant Beginnings of Civilization -- Essay : A Few Old Hangups From the Bronze Age / Frederick Gentles -- Readings: -- Freedom in the Ancient World / Herbert J. Muller -- The First Case of Tax Reduction / Samuel Noah Kramer -- Where Is The Glory? / John A. Wilson -- Ancient Egypt Lives / The Columbia History of the World -- Money / Time magazine -- Questions -- 3. Civil Disobedience in Western Civilization -- Essay: -- Is There a Higher Law Than the Constitution? / Melvin Steinfield -- Readings: -- The Woman Who Started It All / Sophocles -- Casting Your Whole Vote / Henry David Thoreau -- Letter From Birmingham Jail / Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Resistance to the War / Philip Berrigan -- Watergate and Conscience / John Cogley -- Questions -- 4. Self-Fulfillment in Ancient Greece -- Essay: -- Polis and Hubris : Two Greek Hangups / Melvin Steinfield -- Readings: -- The Disparity Between Ideals and Practices / Meldon E. Levine -- Defining the Good Life / Herodotus -- Athens, the School of Hellas / Thucydides -- The Search for Utopia / Plato -- Self-Fulfillment for Women and Men in Sparta / Arthur Weigall -- Questions -- 5. Law and Order, Protest and Violence, Roman Style -- Essay: -- With Liberty and Justice for Some / Frederick Gentles -- Readings: -- The Civil Rights Problem, 450 B.C. / Livy -- Growing Love of Money and Lust for Power / Sallust -- Christians and Romans / Glanville Downey -- Questions -- 6. Women in the Ancient World -- Essay: -- They Had a Word for Male Chauvinists -- ΣTUPIΔ / Frederick Gentles -- Readings: Women in Ancient Mesopotamia / Code of Hammurabi -- The Oedipus Complex / Erich Fromm -- Greek Women / Plutarch -- Lysistrata / Aristophanes -- The Great Roman Ladies / Janine Assa -- The Second Sex / Simone de Beauvoir -- Questions -- 7. Spiritual Light From the East -- Essay: -- From Asia With Love / Frederick Gentles -- Readings: -- Disciplining the Mind / The Bhagavad Gita -- Buddhism / Nancy Wilson Ross -- Confucius / Lin Yutang -- Universal Love of Mo Tzu / Fung Yu-lan -- Themes in Japanese Religion / H. Byron Earhart -- Questions -- 8. The Changing Face of Heresy -- Essay: -- The Cycle of Conformity and Heresy / Frederick Gentles -- Readings: -- A Bizarre Young Man / Jeffery and Elizabeth Smith -- The Manual of the Inquisitor / Bernard Gui -- Let Us Defend Authority? / Lela Kahl -- Medieval Heresy / Joseph Ward Swain -- De-Programming Jesus Groups / Marguerite Sullivan -- Questions -- 9. Medieval Universities Then and Now -- Essay: -- Campus Capers From Manuscript to Microfilm / Melvin Steinfield -- Readings: -- The Modern Outlook / Peter Abelard -- Student Anarchy / Paul Lacroix -- A History of Student Protest / Jacques Barzun -- Earthquake on Olympus / Nathan Pusey -- Profile of Noisemakers / James Hitchcock -- Questions -- 10. Art and Life -- Essay: -- The Imagination of Life and Art / Frederick Gentles -- Readings: -- What Is Art? / Adamson Hoebel -- Civilization and Art / Kenneth Clark -- Art and Life / J. Huizinga -- The Virgin of Chartres / Henry Adams -- Medieval Music / Percy M. Young -- The Art Game / Robert Wraight -- Questions -- 11. Individualism in Renaissance Europe -- Essay: -- Ego Trip to Happiness / Melvin Steinfield -- Readings: -- Finding Oneself Through the Group / Bryce Nelson -- The Many-Sided Man / Jacob Burckhardt -- A Powerful Renaissance Woman / Queen Elizabeth I -- A Genius Applies for a Job / Leonardo Da Vinci --Individualism to the Point of Ruthlessness / Niccolò Machiavelli -- Questions -- 12. The Protestant Reformation and the Capitalist System -- Essay: -- Religious Yearnings and Capitalist Earnings : The Persistence of Puritanism in American Life / Melvin Steinfield -- Readings: -- Perversity in the Face of Adversity / TRB -- Is the Work Ethic Going Out of Style? / Time magazine -- Sin in its Broader Context / Martin Luther -- Doomed to Hell Forever / John Calvin -- The Evil in Man's Nature / Jonathan Edwards -- The New Medicine for Poverty / R.H. Tawney -- A Modified View of Tawney / P.C. Gordon Walker -- Questions -- 13. The Impact of the Scientific Revolution -- Essay: -- Science, Sex, and Society / Melvin Steinfield -- Readings: -- Is the Doctor God? / Richard Restak -- The New Rules of the Game / René Descartes and Isaac Newton -- The Newtonian World Machine / J.H. Randall -- Science and Religion / Peter Gay -- Dilemma of a Heretic /Angus Armitage -- Questions.
Volume 2 -- Preface -- 1. The Violent World of Juveniles -- Essay: -- A Century of Juveniles / Frederick Gentles -- Readings: -- Marx and the End of History / Robert C. Tucker -- Gulliver's Travels / Jonathan Swift -- The City of London and Country Pleasures / C.V. Wedgewood -- The Duties of a Russian Tsar / Peter the Great -- Anarchy in International Relations / Frederick L. Nussbaum -- Questions -- 2. Enlightenment Thought and Democratic Revolutions -- Essay: -- French Visions and American Practices / Melvin Steinfield -- Readings: -- Dissecting the Declaration of Independence / Melvin Steinfield -- French Declaration of teh Rights of Man and of the Citizen / National Assembly -- Proposed Declaration of Rights / Maximilien Robespierre -- Reflection on the Revolution in France / Edmund Burke -- The Women's Rights Movement in the French Revolution / Elizabeth Racz -- Questions -- 3. Napoleon : The Man and the Myth -- Essay: -- Charisma Can Kill / Melvin Steinfield -- Readings: -- Sources on Napoleon / Robert Kirsch -- The Image of the Romantic Napoleon / H.A.L. Fisher -- In the Heat of the Battle / Napoleon Bonaparte -- A Thousand Words to Make a Picture / Some Maxims of Napoleon -- The View of the Vanquished / Leo Tolstoy -- Napoleon's Self-Portrait After His Defeat / Napoleon Bonaparte -- Questions -- 4. Romanticism and Reality -- Essay: -- Escape to the Other Side of Reality / Melvin Steinfield -- Readings: -- Romantic Repercussions / William L. Langer -- An Incurable Romantic Makes a Pathetic Confession / Jean Jacques Rousseau -- Create Two, Three ... Many Vietnams / Ernesto "Che" Guevara -- Questions -- 5. The Alienation of Many Worlds -- Essay: -- Marx Lies Alienated in His London Grave / Frederick Gentles -- Readings: -- Manifesto of the Communist Party / Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels -- The Gospel of Wealth / Andrew Carnegie -- Convergence : The Uncertain Meeting of East and West / Time essay -- Cuban History Calls for Reconciliation / Israel Carmona -- Kissinger in Mexico / James Cary -- Solzhenitsyn Is Alienated / Newsweek -- Questions -- 6. The Triumph of the Masses -- Essay: -- The Emergence of the Masses : From Waterloo to Watergate / Frederick Gentles -- Readings: -- Popularizing Education and Journalism / Carlton J.H. Hayes -- Mass Society and Its Culture / Edward Shils -- A Kind of Higher Education / Gene I. Maeroff -- The Irony of Democracy / Thomas R. Dye and L. Harmon Ziegler -- Watergate, Weakness, and Strength / Robert J. Donovan -- Questions -- 7. The Significance of Darwin, Freud, and Einstein -- Essay: -- The Transformation of Enlightenment Mythology / Melvin Steinfield -- Readings: -- An Evolution Law and Some Archaic Voices / Life editorial -- Some Things Should Not Be Mixed / R.W. Gerard -- The Ghost of the Scopes Trial / Rev. Jesse A. Grispino -- The Universe and Dr. Einstein / Lincoln Barnett -- Questions -- 8. Nationalism in the Twentieth Century -- Essay: -- The Chemistry of Nationalism / Frederick Gentles -- Readings: -- The Idea of Nationalism / Hans Kohn -- Mein Kampf / Adolf Hitler -- Background to Nixon's Nationalism / Garry Wills -- New Patriotic Feeling Rises / Associated Press -- The Sunset of the Century / Rabindranath Tagore -- Questions -- 9. A New Africa in an Old World -- Essay: -- Images of the Black Man's Burden / Frederick Gentles -- Readings: -- South Africa : Civilization in Conflict / Jim Hoagland -- The New Nationalism / Louis L. Snyder -- The Wretched of the Earth / Frantz Fanon -- Africa in Transition / Stanley Meisler -- Questions -- 10. The New World of Asia and the Middle East -- Essay: -- Story of East Wind Prevailing Over West Wind / Frederick Gentles -- Readings: -- Where Egypt Stands / Anwar el-Sadat -- Israel in Search of Lasting Peace / Golda Meir -- India and the World / Indira Gandhi -- The People's Democratic Dictatorship / Mao Tse-tung -- The Paradox of the Maoist Man / Warren H. Phillips -- China Women : The Great Leap / William Tuohy -- The Japanese Dream / Ranko Iwamoto -- Questions -- 11. Characteristics of the Mid-Twentieth Century -- Essay: -- From Hiroshima to Heart Transplants / Melvin Steinfield -- Readings: -- How Do You Have Fun in Heaven? / D.J.R. Bruckner -- The Technological Frankenstein / Lord Ritchie-Calder -- The Biological Revolution / Paul R. Ehrlich -- The Quality of Life in an Age of Technology / Stuart Chase -- Questions -- 12. Beyond the Troublesome Present -- Essay: -- The Twenty-first Century : Utopia, Holocaust, or None-of-the-Above? / Melvin Steinfield -- Readings: -- The Problem of Leisure Time / Michael Harrington -- Calculating the Future / Stanley Penn -- Conquering Civilization's Hangups / Kenneth Boulding -- New York Redstockings Manifesto / The Redstockings -- The Throwaway Society / Alvin Toffler -- Questions.
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(OCoLC)805968
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