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by Lee Daniel Snyder

Author: Lee Daniel Snyder
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: Edwin Mellen Pr (January 1, 1999)
Pages: 736 pages
Category: Other
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Lee Daniel Snyder, professor emeritus of history at New College of Florida .

Lee Daniel Snyder, professor emeritus of history at New College of Florida, Sarasota, died on September 9, 2012, after a battle with Alzheimer’s disease. A pioneer in the field of macrohistory, Snyder served as president of the International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations from 2004 to 2007. In his book Macro-­History: A Theoretical Approach to Comparative World History (1999), Snyder wrote: Macro-­history is an attempt to create a model of the cultural-­historical process that will explain historical change for all societies-­civilizations.

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oceedings{Snyder1999MacroH, title {Macro history : a theoreticl approach to comparative world history}, author {Lee Daniel Snyder}, year {1999} }. Lee Daniel Snyder. Part 1 Building a workable model - basic principles: history, queen of the sciences constructing a model the sequence of cycles beyond Weber and Mumford - a systems model for understanding the history of cities the internal structure of the historical cycle - a systems theory approach

It favors a comparative or world-historical perspective to determine the roots of changes as well as the developmental paths of society or a historical process.

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Macro-history : a theoretical approach to comparative world history.

Lee Daniel Snyder, 1999, Macro-History-A Theoretical Approach to Comparative World History, Mellen, PitirimA. Sorokin, 1937-1941, Social and Cultural Dynamics, American Book Company. Social and Cultural Dynamics, Abridged version.

Macro History: A Theoretical Approach to Comparative World History . Thus a Snyder cycle is roughly the length of a Toynbee Time of Troubles or Universal State period.

Thus a Snyder cycle is roughly the length of a Toynbee Time of Troubles or Universal State period. Snyder applies his concept to Western Europe and identifies five cycles from 250 to 2050: Transitional, Formative, Classical, Renewal, and Secularization.

The comparative history of societies emerged as an important specialty among intellectuals in the Enlightenment in the 18th century, as typified by Montesquieu, Voltaire, Adam Smith, and others. Sociologists and economists in the 19th century often explored comparative history, as exemplified by Alexis de Tocqueville, Karl Marx, and Max Weber.

Creates a model of the cultural-historical process to explain historical change for all societies. Periodization charts provide historical data useful for empirical testing of the author's model. The book begins with a discussion of scientific truth in history to clarify the basic epistemological presuppositions and strategy. Snyder (history, New College) next discusses the micro level of his model, basing it on a structural analysis of the internal processes within the Culture-System during an historical cycle. Finally, the author identifies four environments of the cultural-social system in which he treats the individual human as an environment of the social system rather than a basic part. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.