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LC control 85026423
LC classificationCB
Topical headingCivilization
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See alsosubdivision Civilization under names of countries, cities, etc.
Auxiliary sciences of history
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World Decade for Cultural Development, 1988-1997
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Scope noteHere are entered works on civilization in general. Works on the cultural influences of one civilization upon another are entered under the affected civilization with appropriate subdivision, e.g. Japan--Civilization--Western influences; Civilization, Medieval--Jewish influences; Civilization, Slavic--French influences. Works on the culture of individual ethnic groups are entered under the name of the group.
Works on the civilization of an individual place are entered under the name of the place with the subdivision Civilization, e.g. United States--Civilization.
Found inWeb. 3 (civilization or civilisation)
OED online, June 29, 2012 (barbarism: def. 2: Barbarous social or intellectual condition; absence of culture; uncivilized ignorance and rudeness. (The proper opposite of civilization.))