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Western Civilization Ideas, Politics, and Society 1789

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ISBN-10: 0547147422

ISBN-13: 9780547147420

Edition: 9th 2009

Authors: Thomas F. X. Noble, Margaret Jacob, James Jacob, Myrna Chase, Theodore H. Von Laue

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WESTERN CIVILIZATION, 9th Edition covers the Western intellectual tradition and the significance of its ideas within a political history chronology. Known for its accessible writing style, this text appeals to students and instructors alike for its brevity, clarity, and careful selection of content including its enhanced focus on religion and philosophy. Updated with more recent scholarship, the Ninth Edition retains many popular features, including comparative timelines and full-color maps with physical geography essays. New technology resources, including an interactive eBook, make learning more engaging and instruction more efficient.
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List price: $200.95
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 10/29/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

After receiving his Ph.D. from Michigan State University, Thomas Noble taught at Albion College, Michigan State University, Texas Tech University, and the University of Virginia. In 1999 he received the University of Virginia's highest award for teaching excellence and in 2008 Notre Dame's Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. In 2011 he received the Charles Sheedy, C.S.C., award for excellence in teaching and scholarship from Notre Dame's College of Arts and Letters. In 2001 he became Robert M. Conway Director of the Medieval Institute at the University of Notre Dame and in 2008 chairperson of Notre Dame's history department. He is the author of Images,…    

Margaret C. Jacob is a well-known scholar in early modern European history, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Her most recent book is THE FIRST KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY. HUMAN CAPITAL AND EUROPEAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 1750-1850. She currently teaches in the history department at UCLA. Her publications include: THE NEWTONIANS AND THE ENGLISH REVOLUTION (1978) and THE RADICAL ENLIGHTENMENT: PANTHEISTS, FREEMASONS, AND THE SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION (1981). James R. and Margaret C. Jacob have jointly edited THE ORIGINS OF ANGLO-AMERICAN RADICALISM (1983). As co-author of the Cengage Learning text WESTERN CIVILIZATION: IDEAS, POLITICS, AND SOCIETY she contributes the chapters on…    

Myrna Chase teaches at Baruch College, City University of New York, and is a specialist in 19th-century France and England. In 1980, she published Eli Halevy: An Intellectual Biography. She contributes the chapters on the Industrial Revolution, the Industrial West, and Imperialism.

The Ancient World: Foundation Of The West To A.D. 500
The Ancient Near East: The First Civilizations
The Hebrews: A New View of God and the Individual
The Greek City-State: Democratic Politics
Greek Thought: From Myth to Reason
The Hellenistic Age: Cultural Diffusion
The Roman Republic: City-State to World Empire
The Roman Empire: A World-State
Early Christianity: A World Religion
The Middle Ages: The Christian Centuries, 500-1400
The Heirs of Rome: Byzantium, Islam, and Latin Christendom
The High Middle Ages: Vitality and Renewal
The Flowering of Medieval Culture: The Christian Synthesis
The Late Middle Ages: Crisis and Dissolution
Early Modern Europe: From Renaissance To Enlightenment, 1350-1789
The Renaissance: Transition to the Modern Age
The Reformation: The Shattering of Christian Unity
European Expansion: Economic and Social Transformations
The Rise of Sovereignty: Transition to the Modern State
The Scientific Revolution: The Universe Seen as a Mechanism
The Age of Enlightenment: Reason and Reform