6 edition of Western Civilization found in the catalog.
January 10, 2005
by Prentice Hall
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||1000|
This best-selling text, Western Civilization, has helped over one million students learn about the present by exploring the past. Jack Spielvogel's engaging, chronological 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. The Foundations of Western Civilization comprises 48 lectures that begin in ancient Sumer (3, BC) and end with the beginning of the Modern Age (ca. 1, AD). There are many common features among the cultures that preceded our own. Aggression, myth-making/religion, bureaucracy, family bonds, and total collapse seem ubiquitous/5(38).
Thomas Cahill, in his book How the Irish Saved Civilization, credited Irish Monks with having "saved" Western Civilization during this period. According to art historian Kenneth Clark, for some five centuries after the fall of Rome, virtually all men of intellect joined the Church and practically nobody in western Europe outside of monastic settlements had the ability to read or write. Jan 01, · His book HITLER AND NAZI GERMANY was first published in (7th Edition, ). In addition, he is the author of WESTERN CIVILIZATION, first published in (10th Edition, ), and co-author (with William Duiker) of WORLD HISTORY, first published in (9th Edition, ).Brand: Cengage Learning.
It is the editor’s intention to use the book to focus on topics deemed to be the most pertinent for students to be exposed to within the time frame in which those topics must be taught. Perhaps in the future a more comprehensive and inclusive volume will be produced that will more satisfactorily cover the history of Western civilization. Dec 06, · Does the electronic version of the book completely replace the paper version? Of course not. Best of all, if after reading an e-book, you buy a paper version of Western Civilization, 7th Edition. Read the book on paper - it is quite a powerful experience%(K).
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Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of over 20, results for Books: "western civilization". There's a reason why WESTERN CIVILIZATION is a best seller: it makes history come alive.
The book is also loaded with extras, such as primary source features that highlight real voices from the past, plus end-of-chapter study aids to help you prepare for exams/5(17). Just for the ending section. Written before the fall of the USSR.
Also, and this isn't necessarily the fault of this book, but in general the history of Western civilization does lean heavily upon the history of Europe in particular even after the arrival of the U.S. on the world astonmartingo.coms: 9. Great Books Reader, The: Excerpts and Essays on the Most Influential Books in Western Civilization by John Mark Reynolds | Sep 1, out of 5 stars His book HITLER AND NAZI GERMANY was first published in (7th Edition, ).
In Western Civilization book, he is the author of WESTERN CIVILIZATION, first published in (10th Edition, ), and co-author (with William Duiker) of WORLD HISTORY, first published in (9th Edition, ).Author: Jackson J.
Spielvogel. Oct 08, · Western Civilizations—written by two expert teachers—is the most pedagogically innovative text for the survey course. A carefully crafted text and media program empower students to master core content, engage in historical analysis, and think critically, and the Brief Fourth Edition has been substantially updated with the latest scholarship that connects the West to global contexts, as Brand: Norton, W.
& Company, Inc. It is such a laudable achievement as it traces the history of Western Civilizations from its prehistoric roots up to late s. Its prose is fascinating, solid, informative and really well-written. Its many pages are adorned with continual relevant images that make reading the book even more enjoyable/5.
Apr 07, · The CLEP* Western Civilization I test prep assesses the skills tested on the official CLEP* exam.
Our comprehensive review chapters cover the age-old Near East kingdoms through Ancient Greece and Rome, up to the Middle Ages and early Modern Europe of The book includes two full-length practice tests.4/4(25). The Master Works of Western Civilization A hypertext-annotated compilation of lists of major works recommended by Drs.
Adler and Eliot, Charles Van Doren, Anthony Burgess, Clifton Fadiman, the Easton Press, and many others. Jun 17, · That's why I’ve compiled for you my favorite history books about western civilization, including some of the bestselling history books of all time that are consistently reprinted and in demand.
Experience our interactive, profoundly engaging digital publication. Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Western Civilization, Ninth Edition. Western Civilization is a textbook full of interesting information. It is a very good textbook for the AP European History class.
Western Civilizations also contains many sources, in order to get a viewpoint of the people who lived at that time/5(25). Jan 01, · His book HITLER AND NAZI GERMANY was first published in (7th Edition, ).
In addition, he is the author of WESTERN CIVILIZATION, first 4/5(2). Focusing on the history of cultures with a European origin, Western civilization textbooks cover eras extending 4,plus years, including Mesopotamia, Egypt, ancient Greece and Rome, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the founding of the Americas, up through significant events of today.
About the Book. Western Civilization: A Concise History is an Open Educational Resource textbook covering the history of Western Civilization from approximately 8, BCE to CE. It is available in three volumes covering the following time periods and topics. Volume 1: from the origins of civilization in Mesopotamia c.
8, BCE through the early Middle Ages in Europe c. 1, CE/5(1). The Decline of the West (German: Der Untergang des Abendlandes), or The Downfall of the Occident, is a two-volume work by Oswald astonmartingo.com first volume, subtitled Form and Actuality, was published in the summer of The second volume, subtitled Perspectives of World History, was published in The definitive edition of both volumes was published in Author: Oswald Spengler.
Great Books of the Western World is a series of books originally published in the United States inby Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., to present the Great Books in a volume set.
The original editors had three criteria for including a book in the series: the book must be relevant to contemporary matters, and not only important in its historical context; it must be rewarding to re-read. WESTERN CIVILIZATION includes maps and excerpts of over primary sources that enliven the past while introducing students to the source material of historical scholarship.
Additionally, the text is lushly illustrated with photographs that add visual context. This Western civilization textbook replacement course covers all of the topics in a standard history textbook.
The lessons offer a convenient way for students to study, interactive materials for. Western Civilization-An Open Source Book. Author Ryan P.
Johnson License. Western Civilization-An Open Source Book by Ryan P. Johnson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike International License, except where. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of over 10, results for Books: "history of western civilization".The book series Readings in Western Civilization published or distributed by the University of Chicago Press.The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway is a look back at the planet earth from the year Oreskes is the professor of History of Science at Harvard and previously served as professor of history and social sciences at the University of /5().