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The History of Civilization in Europe

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by F Guizot (Author)

Francois Guizot, a French scholar and politician in the early 1800s, provides an interesting commentary on the development of Western European Civilization. It is well worth reading.

Guizot contends that there is a distinctive European civilization despite the infinite diversities of time, place and circumstance of its development within the various societies of Western Europe. This civilization began with the fall of the Roman Empire and consists of three competing elements: 1) the municipal character of the Roman world; 2) Christianity; and 3) the German tribes’ love of independence. Unlike other civilizations, wherein a single class ruled, Guizot contends that modern Europe was formed by a struggle between various classes of society, which led to the development of Europe’s unique civilization.

Guizot views the evolution of European Civilization as having three stages. First was the Barbarous years (5th to 9th centuries) and the Feudal Era (10th to 12th centuries), wherein Europe worked to free itself from chaos. Second was a period of trial and groping, which lasted until the 16th century. In the third part, European society began to take a definite form and nationalism emerged.

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About this item

by F Guizot (Author)

Francois Guizot, a French scholar and politician in the early 1800s, provides an interesting commentary on the development of Western European Civilization. It is well worth reading.

Guizot contends that there is a distinctive European civilization despite the infinite diversities of time, place and circumstance of its development within the various societies of Western Europe. This civilization began with the fall of the Roman Empire and consists of three competing elements: 1) the municipal character of the Roman world; 2) Christianity; and 3) the German tribes’ love of independence. Unlike other civilizations, wherein a single class ruled, Guizot contends that modern Europe was formed by a struggle between various classes of society, which led to the development of Europe’s unique civilization.

Guizot views the evolution of European Civilization as having three stages. First was the Barbarous years (5th to 9th centuries) and the Feudal Era (10th to 12th centuries), wherein Europe worked to free itself from chaos. Second was a period of trial and groping, which lasted until the 16th century. In the third part, European society began to take a definite form and nationalism emerged.

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