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Western Civilization A Brief History to 1715

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ISBN-10: 0534627226

ISBN-13: 9780534627225

Edition: 3rd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Jackson J. Spielvogel

List price: $116.95
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This is Volume I: To 1715 of WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A BRIEF HISTORY, Third Edition. This brief, best-selling Western civilization text has helped thousands of students learn about the world they live in by exploring the story of its 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. Each chapter offers a substantial introduction and conclusion that sparks students' imaginations by giving them a context within which to understand these disparate themes. And while the single-author narrative makes it easy for students…    
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List price: $116.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 2/18/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Jackson J. Spielvogel is associate professor Emeritus of history at The Pennsylvania State University. He received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University, where he specialized in Reformation history under Harold J. Grimm. His articles and reviews have appeared in journals such as "Moreana," "Journal of General Education," "Catholic Historical Review," "Archiv f�r Reformationsgeschichte," and "American Historical Review." He also has contributed chapters or articles to "The Social History of Reformation," THE HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE: A DICTIONARY HANDBOOK, "Simon Wiesenthal Center Annual of Holocaust Studies," and "Utopian Studies." His work has been supported by fellowships from the Fulbright…    

The Ancient Near East: The First Civilizations
The Ancient Near East: Peoples and Empires
The Civilization of the Greeks
The Hellenistic World
The Roman Republic
The Roman Empire
The Passing of the Roman World and the Emergence of Medieval Civilization
European Civilization in the Early Middle Ages, 750-1000
The Recovery and Growth of European Society in the High Middle Ages
The Rise of Kingdoms and the Growth of Church Power
The Late Middle Ages: Crisis and Disintegration in the Fourteenth Century
Recovery and Rebirth: The Age of the Renaissance
Reformation and Religious Warfare in the Sixteenth Century
Europe and the World: New Encounters, 1500-1800
State Building and the Search for Order in the Seventeenth Century
Toward a New Heaven and a New Earth: The Scientific Revolution and the Emergence of Modern Science
Glossary Pronunciation Guide