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Western Civilization A Social and Cultural History, Combined Volume

ISBN-10: 0131929569

ISBN-13: 9780131929562

Edition: 3rd 2006

Authors: Margaret L. King

List price: $113.80
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For introductory courses in Western Civilization. This text 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. Written by a single author, who understands the needs of typical college students, Western Civilization, 3/e is accompanied by rich visual images, numerous textual excerpts, provocative special features, and timelines, charts and maps that make the narrative even more accessible.
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Book details

List price: $113.80
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1000
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 5.082
Language: English

Before the West
Stone, Bronze, and Word
Armies and Empires
The Greek Polis
The School of Hellas
The Origins of the West
Our Sea
Pax Romana
Pagans, Jews, and Christians
After Antiquity
The West Takes Form
Workers, Warriors, and Kings
The Spiritual Sword
In the Name of Profit
The West Expands
City Life
Rebirth in Italy
Of One Church, Many
Absolute Power
Europe Reaches Out
The West Expands
The Age of Reason
Town, Court, and Country
Inalienable Rights
Revolt and Reorganization in Europe
The West Becomes Modern
Machines in the Garden
Lives of the Other Half
The Concert of Europe
The Western Imperium
Storm, Stress, and Doubt
Towards a New West
The Mighty Are Fallen
The Triumph of Uncertainty
States in Conflict
The End of Imperialism
Back from Armageddon
Epilogue