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Genre: Civilization, Western
Author: John Stipp
Publisher:
Release: 1972-01-01
File: 612 Pages
ISBN-13: 047182609X

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This volume introduces readers to an age-old question that has perplexed both Russians and Westerners. Is Russia the eastern flank of Europe? Or is it really the heartland of another civilization? In exploring this question, the authors present a sweeping survey of cultural, religious, political, and economic developments in Russia, especially over the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Based on the inter-disciplinary Russian studies program at Dickinson College, this splendid collection will complement many curricula. The text features highlight boxes and selected illustrations. Each chapter ends with a glossary, study questions, and a reading list.

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Genre: Education
Author: Russell Bova
Publisher: Routledge
Release: 2015-02-12
File: 392 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781317460558

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KEY BENEFIT: This book explains why western civilization is worth knowing about. Taking a topical approach and stressing social and cultural themes, it asks, "What is the West?" and incorporates significant discussions of peoples and civilizations outside the boundaries of the West.KEY TOPICS: Provides coverage of Western civilization from the first civilizations of Prehistory through the origins of the West to its development and expansion into what is currently considered the Western world.MARKET: For social studies enthusiasts, historians and cultural development professionals.

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Genre: History
Author: Margaret L. King
Publisher: Pearson College Division
Release: 2005-01-01
File: 919 Pages
ISBN-13: 0131929569

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The West's history is one of extraordinary success; no other region, empire, culture, or civilization has left so powerful a mark upon the world. The Rise of Western Power charts the West's achievements-representative government, the free enterprise system, modern science, and the rule of law-as well as its misdeeds-two frighteningly destructive World Wars, the Holocaust, imperialistic domination, and the Atlantic slave trade. Adopting a global perspective, Jonathan Daly explores the contributions of other cultures and civilizations to the West's emergence. Historical, geographical, and cultural factors all unfold in the narrative. Adopting a thematic structure, the book traces the rise of Western power through a series of revolutions-social, political, technological, military, commercial, and industrial, among others. The result is a clear and engaging introduction to the history of Western civilization.

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Genre: History
Author: Jonathan Daly
Publisher: A&C Black
Release: 2013-12-19
File: 464 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781441118516

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Genre: Civilization
Author: Edward McNall Burns
Publisher:
Release: 1949
File: 882 Pages
ISBN-13: UVA:X000513245

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Author: United States Naval Academy
Publisher:
Release: 1975
File: Pages
ISBN-13: UIUC:30112088071623

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A pedagogically innovative new edition of the most-balanced and best-selling western civilizations text of all time. New to the Western Civilizations team, master teachers and scholars Joshua Cole (University of Michigan) and Carol Symes (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) have integrated innovative pedagogical tools into the text to help students and instructors achieve their course objectives, while incorporating the latest scholarship into this highly readable, balanced, and beautifully written book.

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Genre: History
Author: Judith Coffin
Publisher: W. W. Norton
Release: 2011
File: 491 Pages
ISBN-13: 0393934829

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World Religions Religious Foundations of Western Civilization introduces students to the major Western world religions—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—their beliefs, key concepts, history, as well as the fundamental role they have played, and continue to play, in Western culture. Contributors include: Jacob Neusner, Alan J. Avery-Peck, Bruce D. Chilton, Th. Emil Homerin, Jon D. Levenson, William Scott Green, Seymour Feldman, Elliot R. Wolfson, James A. Brundage, Olivia Remie Constable, and Amila Buturovic. "This book provides a superb source of information for scientists and scholars from all disciplines who are trying to understand religion in the context of human cultural evolution." David Sloan Wilson, Professor, Departments of Biology and Anthropology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, New York This is the right book at the right time. Globalization, religious revivalism, and international politics have made it more important than ever to appreciate the significant contributions of the Children of Abraham to the formation and development of Western civilization. John L. Esposito, University Professor and Founding Director of the Center for Muslm-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. Jacob Neusner is Research Professor of Religion and Theology, and Senior Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Theology at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. General Interest/Other Religions/Comparative Religion

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Genre: Religion
Author: Jacob Neusner
Publisher: Abingdon Press
Release: 2010-08-01
File: 568 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781426719417

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Prepared by James T. Baker of Western Kentucky University, the Study Guide includes chapter outlines and summaries, a glossary of key terms for each chapter, analysis of primary source documents, and questions that include matching, multiple choice, fill-in-the blank, chronology, critical thought, and map exercise questions.

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Genre: History
Author: Jackson J. Spielvogel
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release: 2005
File: 208 Pages
ISBN-13: 0495030902

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This brief, best-selling Western Civilization text has helped thousands of students learn about the world they live in by exploring the story of its past. Jackson Spielvogel’s engaging chronological narrative and extensive inclusion of primary source documents weave the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military aspects of history into a gripping story that is as memorable as it is instructive. This edition includes new historiographical sections along with updated scholarship and new images. The textbook is available in the following split options: WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A BRIEF HISTORY, 9th EDITION COMPLETE, VOLUME I: TO 1715, and VOLUME II: SINCE 1500. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: History
Author: Jackson J. Spielvogel
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2016
File: 480 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781305888425

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