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Western Civilization To 1500

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ISBN-10: 0534646050

ISBN-13: 9780534646059

Edition: 6th 2006

Authors: Jackson J. Spielvogel

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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. Each chapter offers a substantial introduction and conclusion, providing students a context for these disparate themes. The clear narrative of a single gifted author makes it easy for students to follow the story of Western civilization. Spielvogel gives the book depth by including over 150 maps and excerpts of over 200 primary sources--including…    
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List price: $217.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/11/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 10.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.782
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…    

(Volume I, to 1715 (Chapters 1-16)
Volume II, Since 1500 (Chapters 13-29)
Volume A: to 1500 (Chapters 1-12)
Volume B: 1300-1815 (Chapters 11-19)
Volume C: Since 1789 (Chapters 19-29)
Since 1300 (Chapters 11-29))
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
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