Synopses & Reviews
In the Brief Second Edition, the authors maintain the breadth, elegant design, and pedagogical tools of the full edition'"all at a price students can afford.
This study guide features chapter outlines, identifications, multiple-choice questions, true/false questions, matching exercises, chronologies, and short answer and essay questions.
'Used by over one million students, Western Civilizations is renowned for its balanced presentation, clear prose, and exceptional treatment of the West in a global context.
About the Author
Judith Coffin(Ph.D. Yale University) is an Associate Professor at the University of Texas, Austin, where she won the University of Texas President's Associates' Award for Teaching Excellence. Previously, she taught at Harvard University and the University of California, Riverside. Her research interests are the social and cultural history of gender, mass culture, slavery, race relations, and colonialism. She is the author of The Politics of Women's Work: The Paris Garment Trades, 1750'"1915.Robert Stacey(Ph.D. Yale University) is Professor of History, Dean of the Humanities, and a member of the Jewish Studies faculty at the University of Washington, Seattle. A long-time teacher of Western civilizations and medieval European history, he has received Distinguished Teaching Awards from both the University of Washington and Yale University, where he taught from 1984 to 1988. He has authored and coauthored four books, including a textbook, The Making of England to 1399.