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Western Civilization: Ideas, Politics, and Society, Volume I: To 1789

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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.

About the Author

Marvin Perry is a retired Professor of History at Baruch College, City University of New York. He has published several successful Cengage Learning texts, including WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A BRIEF HISTORY; SOURCES OF THE WESTERN TRADITION, the leading Western Civilization reader; AN INTELLECTUAL HISTORY OF MODERN EUROPE; WESTERN CIVILIZATION: IDEAS, POLITICS, AND SOCIETY (senior author and general editor); SOURCES OF EUROPEAN HISTORY SINCE 1900 (senior editor); and HUMANITIES IN THE WESTERN TRADITION (senior author and general editor). Dr. Perry?s scholarly work focuses on the history of ideas.Margaret C. Jacob is a well-known scholar in early modern European history. 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 (1987). Along with James R. Jacob, Dr. Jacob edited The Origins of Anglo-American Radicalism (1983). She contributes the chapters on the Reformation, the National State, the Scientific Revolution, and the Enlightenment.James R. Jacob is a retired professor of history at the John Jay School of Criminal Justice, CUNY. His publications include Robert Boyle and the English Revolution (1978) and Henry Stubbe: Radical Protestantism and the Early Enlightenment (1983). He contributes the chapters on the Renaissance and European Expansion.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.

Table of Contents

Part I. THE ANCIENT WORLD: FOUNDATION OF THE WEST TO A.D. 500. 1. The Ancient Near East: The First Civilizations. 2. The Hebrews: A New View of God and the Individual. 3. The Greek City-State: Democratic Politics. 4. Greek Thought: From Myth to Reason. 5. The Hellenistic

Product Details

ISBN:
9780547147420
Publisher:
Wadsworth Publishing
Subject:
Civilization, Western -- History.
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Jacob, James
Author:
Von Laue, Theodore H.
Author:
Chase, Myrna
Author:
Perry, Marvin (Marvin Perry)
Author:
Jacob, Margaret
Author:
Jacob, James R.
Author:
Von, Theodore H.
Author:
Perry, Marvin
Author:
Laue, Theodore H. Von
Subject:
General
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
General History
Subject:
World History-General
Subject:
Education-General
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - General
Series Volume:
Ideas, Politics, and
Publication Date:
20081029
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
9.00x7.40x.90 in. 1.85 lbs.
Age Level:
Cultural Diffusion. 6. The Roman Republic: City-St

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