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The most pedagogically innovative text and media for the western civilizations course now more current, more global, and more interactive."

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Genre: History
Author: Joshua Cole
Publisher: W. W. Norton
Release: 2016-12-01
File: 1152 Pages
ISBN-13: 0393614301

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This affordable CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS version of WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A HISTORY OF EUROPEAN SOCIETY, COMPACT EDITION offers a concise overview of the social and political forces that have shaped the West. In fewer pages than other texts, Hause and Maltby's narrative presents a social history of Western civilization within the essential contexts of major military and political events. Primary sources--excerpts of original documents that flesh out the concepts covered in the narrative, tables and graphs that collect the raw social and economic data of history--bring you right into the pages of history, giving you a fascinating look at the events that have shaped the world in which they live. Prominent subheads create a "virtual outline" that helps you quickly locate, read, and review key information. An in-text pronunciation guide and extensive end-of-chapter review materials--involve you in the story of the West.

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Genre: History
Author: Steven C. Hause
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release: 2004-08
File: 992 Pages
ISBN-13: 0534621643

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This is a collection of eleven essays, laced with humor and irony, on the Dawn of Man, Mesopotamia, Egypt, Hebrews, Minoans and Mycenaens, classical Greece, Alexander the Great, the Hellenistic world, Rome's Republic and Empire, and several church fathers (Irenaeus, Tertullian, Jerome, and Augustine) who influenced the Primitive Church. Tinsley highlights current research while showcasing themes of contemporary as well as ancient significance - misogyny, the manipulation of rhetoric to justify privilege, the contributions of the anonymous to the well-being of the famous, the paradox of progress, the distortion of prophecy, the use and misuse of myth and other media, the exploitation of spiritual, intellectual, physical, and sexual resources, the comforts and perils of provincialism versus the dangers and benefits of organization - spiritual, imperial, or both.

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Genre: History
Author: Barbara Sher Tinsley
Publisher: Susquehanna University Press
Release: 2006
File: 392 Pages
ISBN-13: 1575910950

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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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Best-selling author Jackson Spielvogel has helped over one million students learn about the present by exploring the past. Spielvogel’s engaging narrative weaves the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military aspects of history into a gripping story that is as memorable as it is instructive. WESTERN CIVILIZATION includes 155 maps and excerpts of more than 250 primary sources that enliven the past while introducing students to the source material of historical scholarship. Additionally, the text is illustrated with 430 photographs that add visual context. A variety of pedagogical tools, including features on relevant films and end-of-chapter study aids, make this edition accessible to any learning style. The book is available in a variety of split options. 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: 2014
File: 480 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781285983011

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A storytelling approach that engages students with features to help them master core content, think critically, and make connections.

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Author: James M. Brophy
Publisher: W. W. Norton
Release: 2016-06-21
File: 672 Pages
ISBN-13: 0393573532

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Genre: Civilization, Western
Author: Robert E. Lerner
Publisher: W. W. Norton
Release: 1993
File: 1092 Pages
ISBN-13: 0393962083

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The Brief Edition of Western Civilizations offers all of the benefits of the Full Edition, but has been streamlined for courses that require a shorter text.

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Genre: History
Author: Judith G. Coffin
Publisher: W. W. Norton
Release: 2005
File: 528 Pages
ISBN-13: 0393925560

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"Aspects of Western Civilization "challenges students with basic questions regarding historical development, human nature, moral action, and practical necessity. This collection of diverse primary sources incorporates a wide variety of issues and is organized around seven major themes, including Revolution and Historical Transition, Imperialism, Social and Spiritual Values, the Varieties of Truth, the Institution and the Individual, the Power Structure, and Women in History.

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Genre: History
Author: Perry M. Rogers
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release: 2008
File: 417 Pages
ISBN-13: UVA:X030361349

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WESTERN CIVILIZATION, Tenth Edition, maintains a firm grounding in political history, while covering intellectual history (particularly the significance of ideas and contributions) to greater and deeper extent than any other text for the course. Known for its accessible writing style, this text appeals to students and instructors alike for its brevity, clarity, and careful selection of content including its enhanced focus on religion and philosophy. Updated with more recent scholarship, the Tenth edition retains many popular features, including comparative timelines, full-color art essays, profiles, and primary source excerpts in each chapter. New technology resources, including CourseMate with interactive eBook, make learning more engaging and instruction more efficient. Available in the following options: WESTERN CIVILIZATION: IDEAS, POLITICS, AND SOCIETY, Tenth Edition (Chapters 1-33); Volume I: To 1789 (Chapters 1-18); Volume II: From the 1600s (Chapters 16-33); From the 1400s (Chapters 13-33). 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: Education
Author: Marvin Perry
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2012
File: 576 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781133708650

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