Books  General Natural History  Biography, Exploration & Travel 

The Cracked Cornucopia: Essays Towards a Cultural History, With Specific Reference to Scotland

Out of Print

Edited By: Robert HS Robertson

218 pages, 46 illus, 12 tabs

Resource Use Institute

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #71000 | ISBN: 1872579035
Out of Print Details

About this book

The author discusses the mechanism underlying rises and falls in history, carefully invoking catastrophe theory; evidence of decline in the West; evidence of Scottish distinctiveness and residual brightness; cultural interfaces and `obduction'; and discusses work in hand on research and development into many cultural fields.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Britain's Treasure Islands

NHBS Price: £24.99 £29.99 (Save £5.00) $34/€28 approx

Where the Wild Thyme Blew

NHBS Price: £14.99 $20/€17 approx

Alfred Russel Wallace

NHBS Special Offer Price: £8.99 £12.99 (Save £4.00) $12/€10 approx (ends 31/12/2017)

Fingers in the Sparkle Jar

NHBS Price: £8.99 $12/€10 approx

Adventures of a Young Naturalist

NHBS Special Offer Price: £19.99 £24.99 (Save £5.00) $27/€23 approx (ends 31/12/2017)

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194