Classics: Why it Matters [Audiobook] download free by Neville Morley

Classics: Why it Matters Audiobook download free by Neville Morley
  • Listen audiobook: Classics: Why it Matters
  • Author: Neville Morley
  • Release date: 2018/6/4
  • Publisher: POLITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Teaching Resources and Education
  • ISBN: 9781509517930
  • Rating: 8.61 of 10
  • Votes: 271
  • Review by: Casey Pond
  • Review rating: 8.7 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/1
  • Duration: 1H44M57S in 256 kbps (28 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-25
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA, WAV, FLAC, MP4, Musepack, MPEG4, MP3, Apple Lossless (compression CPIO, TAR.7Z, RAR, ALZ, ZIP, IMG)
  • Total pages original book: 140
  • Includes a PDF summary of 12 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 8M24S (2.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: For generations, the study of Greek and Latin was used to train the elites of the western world. Knowledge of classical culture, it was believed, produced more cultivated, creative individuals; Greece and Rome were seen as pinnacles of civilization, and the origins of western superiority over the rest of the world. Few today are willing to defend this elitist, sometimes racist, vision of the importance of classics, and it is no longer considered essential education for politicians and professionals. Shouldn t classics then be obsolete? Far from it. As Neville Morley shows, the ancients are as influential today as they ever have been, and we ignore them at our peril. Not only do they have much to teach us about the past, but they can offer important lessons for the complex cultural, social and political worlds of the present.Introducing Polity s Why It Matters series: In these short and lively books, world-leading thinkers make the case for the importance of their subjects and aim to inspire a new generation of students.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Philosophy & Theory Of Education, Classical History / Classical Civilisation, Ancient History: To C 500 CE
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 14.17 USD
  • Dimensions: 128x190x12mm
  • Weight: 172g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom

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