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Sources for the History of Western Civilization From Antiquity to the Mid-Eighteenth Century

ISBN-10: 1442609303

ISBN-13: 9781442609303

Edition: 2nd 2015 (Revised)

Authors: Michael Burger

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Sources for the History of Western Civilization is a primary source reader designed specifically to allow undergraduate students to interact one on-one with historical documents without unnecessary editorial intervention. The material has been tailored to fit perfectly with Michael Burger's popular narrative overview, The Shaping of Western Civilization, Volume I.The primary source reader begins in the second millennium BC with The Descent of Ishtar and ends with Isaac Newton's The Principia. New to this edition is an example for students of how to read a primary source, selections from Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War, additional material on Augustine's Confessions, additional letters from Sidonius Appolinaris and Desiderius Erasmus, and the Code Noir.
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Book details

List price: $54.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Publication date: 7/15/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.354
Language: English

Michael Burger is an historian of medieval Europe and the Dean of the School of Liberal Arts at Auburn University at Montgomery. He is the author of Bishops, Clerks, and Diocesan Governance in Thirteenth-Century England: Reward and Punishment (Cambridge University Press) and the editor of the two-volume reader Sources for the History of Western Civilization (University of Toronto Press).