Ellsworth Huntington Quote

With every throb of the climatic pulse which we have felt in Central Asia, the centre of civilisation has moved this way and that. Each throb has sent pain and decay to the lands whose day was done, life and vigour to those whose day was yet to be.


The Pulse of Asia: A Journey in Central Asia Illustrating the Geographical Basis of History (ed. 1907)

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With every throb of the climatic pulse which we have felt in Central Asia, the centre of civilisation has moved this way and that. Each throb has...

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With every throb of the climatic pulse which we have felt in Central Asia, the centre of civilisation has moved this way and that. Each throb has...

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With every throb of the climatic pulse which we have felt in Central Asia, the centre of civilisation has moved this way and that. Each throb has...

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With every throb of the climatic pulse which we have felt in Central Asia, the centre of civilisation has moved this way and that. Each throb has...