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Finally, but by no means least, our proofreaders—Mary Bagg, Sue Boshers, Robin Gold, Libby Larson, Amina Sharma, and Barbara Spector—worked countless hours to bring the BEHW into its final shape. The work of all the above-mentioned individuals was invaluable. This is the kind of grand task at which David excels, and although he may have regretted the offer, he never complained, and produced drafts at a speed that was really super-human. The result, a set of three connected essays on the Foraging Era, Agrarian Era, and Modern Era, have been combined under the title This Fleeting World: An Overview of Human History, that appears in Volume 1 and Volume 5 of the encyclopedia.
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Vico set out to fuse the Christian and pagan traditions of historiography into what he called a “new science” of social change that also featured cyclic repetition. But such radical new ideas remained exceptional. Nearly everybody remained content with at least lip service to familiar religious accounts of God’s plan from Creation to the Day of Judgment, even when Muslim poets revived the Persian language as a vehicle for celebrating ancient pagan chivalry, and among Christians the study of Greek and Roman classical authors, including historians, began to infiltrate schools and universities.