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

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Edited By: Robert HS Robertson

218 pages, 46 illus, 12 tabs

Resource Use Institute

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #71000 | ISBN: 1872579035
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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.


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