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Empire: How Spain Became a World Power, 1492-1763

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Civilization is a bigger unit than culture because it is a complex aggregate of the society that dwells within a certain area, along with its forms of government, norms, and even culture. In addition to his translations of key works, such as Archimedes' Measurement of the Circle (later translated into Latin by Gerard of Cremona in the 12th century), he also wrote over 70 original works on a wide range of subjects. An elaborate system of writing was developed to record the transition of power through the generations.

Pages: 640

Publisher: Harper (March 4, 2003)

ISBN: 0060194766

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