Civilization in the West
Edition: 7th 2008
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Description: "Civilization in the West "blends social and political history with an exceptional map and image program to engage students and bring history to life. The authors tell a compelling story of Western Civilization that is enhanced by an image-based approach. "The Visual Record" chapter openers draw students in by using illustrations that underscore a dominant theme of the chapter. New "Image Discovery" features guide students to interrogate images, understand their contexts, and unpack their multiple meanings. The dramatic, changing contours of the West are explored through an exceptional map program, through" Map Discovery "features, and through "Geographical Tours of Europe,"
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $212.80
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/10/2007
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.75" tall
Detailed Contents Documents Maps Chronologies, Genealogies, and Figures Preface Supplements 0 About the Authors Introduction The Idea of Western Civilization 1 Chapter1 The First Civilizations 3 The Visual Record: Ouml;tzirsquo;s Last Meal: Tradition and Innovation in Prehistoric Europe Before Civilization The Dominance of Culture Social Organization, Agriculture, and Religion Mesopotamia: Between the Two Rivers Map Discovery:The Ancient World The Ramparts of Uruk Tools: Technology and Writing Gods and Mortals in Mesopotamia Sargon and Mesopotamian Expansion Hammurabi and the Old Babylonian Empire The Gift of the Nile Tending the Cattle of God Democratization of the Afterlife The Egyptian Empire Map Discovery:The Egyptian Empire Religious and Royal Consolidation Under Akhenaten Between Two Worlds The Hebrew Alternative A King Like All the Nations Exile Ninevehand Babylon The Assyrian Empire The New Babylonian Empire Persian Expansion A Closer Look Discovering the Pharaohs The West and the Under World The First European Immigrants Documents The Code of Hammurabi A Homesick Egyptian The Kingdom of Israel Chapter2 Early Greece, 25-5 b.c.e. The Visual Record: Hecuba and Achilles: The Birth of Greek Civilization Greecein the Bronze Age to 8 b.c.e. Islands of Peace Map Discovery:Greece in the Bronze Age Mainland of War The Dark Age Archaic Greece, 8-5 b.c.e. Ethnos and Polis 45 Map Discovery:Greek Cities and Colonies of the Archaic Age Technology of Writing and Warfare Colonists and Tyrants Gender and Power Gods and Mortals Myth and Reason Investigation and Speculation Art and the Individual A Tale of Three Cities Wealthy Corinth Martial Sparta Democratic Athens The Coming of Persia and the End of the Archaic Age Map Discovery:The Persian Empire, ca. 5 b.c.e. A Closer Look The Agony of Athletics Documents The Race of Iron Hector and Andromache