World Civilizations and Role of History in Human Development

Editor : Robert Holton,

Department of Sociology, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Republic of Ireland

William Richard Nasson

Civilizational Analysis: A Paradigm in the Making

Johann Arnason, Anthropology and Sociology, School of Social Sciences, La Trobe University, Australia

Origins of Civilization

M. Bisson, McGill University, Canada

Early Civilization (Ancient Mediterranean and Near East)

Christine Morris, Centre for Mediterranean and Near East Studies,Trinity College, Ireland


Paul Rule, San Francisco University, USA

Indian Civilization: General Characteristics

Gregory Millet Bailey, La Trobe University, Australia

Mesoamerican Civilization: Pattern and Process

Andrew K. Balkansky, Department of Anthropology,Southern Illinois University, USA

Islamic Civilizations

Mohammed Bamyeh, University of Pittsburgh, USA

The European Civilizational Constellation: A Historical Sociology

Gerard Delanty, Department of Sociology/School of Social and Cultural Studies, University of Sussex, UK

African Civilizations: From the Pre-colonial to the Modern Day

Toyin Falola, University of Texas, USA
Tyler Fleming, University of Texas, USA

Industrial Civilization

Robert Holton, Dept. of Sociology, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Global Civilization - Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

David Wilkinson, Department of Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles(UCLA), USA

War,Peace,and Civilization

Matthew Melko, Ohio State University, USA

Social History of Europe

Hartmut Kaelble, Institut fuer Geschichtswissenschaften, Humboldt Universitaet Berlin, Germany.