Ancient Rome and Modern America

Ancient Rome and Modern America

Ancient Rome and Modern America


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Modern American Manners
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Fred Mayo, Michael Gold
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-04 - Publisher: Skyhorse

This practical and humorous guide helps readers learn appropriate manners so they can enjoy the pleasures of good food, good drink, and good company without worrying about what behavior is proper. Chapters cover how to be a good host, how to be a good guest, and how to behave at
Ancient Rome and Modern America
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Guglielmo Ferrero
Categories: America
Type: BOOK - Published: 1914 - Publisher:

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A Short History of Rudeness
Language: en
Pages: 274
Authors: Mark Caldwell
Categories: Etiquette
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher:

In his thought-provoking new book, literary/social critic Mark Caldwell gives us a history of the demise of manners and charts the triumphant progress of rudeness in America. The perceived breakdown of civility has in recent years become a national obsession, and our modern climate of boorishness has cultivated a host
Lost Souls
Language: en
Pages: 190
Authors: James D. Wright
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-11 - Publisher: Routledge

What is the state of contemporary American morality? From their original conception in Christian scripture to their assimilation into Western culture, the 'Seven Deadly Sins' – lust, greed, envy, pride, and all the rest – have guided human morality, steering human behavior and psychology away from evil and toward a
The American Civilizing Process
Language: en
Pages: 388
Authors: Stephen Mennell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-10-15 - Publisher: Polity

Since 9/11, the American government has presumed to speak and act in the name of 'civilization'. But isthat how the rest of the world sees it? And if not, why not? Stephen Mennell leads up to such contemporary questions through a careful study of the whole span of American development,

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