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Perspectives from the Past Primary Sources in Western Civilizations - From the Ancient near East Through the Age of Absolutism

ISBN-10: 0393912949

ISBN-13: 9780393912944

Edition: 5th 2012

Authors: James M. Brophy, Joshua Cole, John Robertson, Thomas Max Safley, Carol Symes

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Perspectives from the Past: Primary Sources in Western Civilizations offers a broad range of selections in varying degrees of length; with a total of 225 classic and contemporary primary sources. Selections are long, which gives students a chance to engage and understand each document, and the book includes two visual sources per chapter. The wealth of selections accommodates most any course curriculum, and the readings may be used on their own or in conjunction with a textbook.
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Book details

List price: $35.50
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/5/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.156
Language: English

Joshua Cole (Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley) is Associate Professor of History at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His research focuses on gender and the history of population sciences, colonial violence, and the politics of memory in nineteenth- and twentieth-century France, Germany, and Algeria. His first book was The Power of Large Numbers: Population, Politics, and Gender in Nineteenth-Century France (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2000).

Carol Symes (Ph.D. Harvard University) is Associate Professor of History and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the history department at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne, where she has won the top teaching award in the College of Liberal Arts and Science. Her main areas of study include medieval Europe, especially France and England; cultural history; history of information media and communication technologies; and history of theater. Her first book was A Common Stage: Theater and Public Life in Medieval Arras (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007).