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Sources for the History of Western Civilization, Volume I

Sources for the History of Western Civilization, Volume I
  • Author : Michael Burger
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release : 2015-01-01
  • ISBN : 1442609303
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

"Sources for the History of Western Civilization is a primary source reader designed specifically for students to interact with the sources with limited editorial additions. It begins in the second millennium BC with The Descent of Ishtar and ends with Isaac Newton's The Principia. This volume can stand alone as the primary source reader for the first half of a Western Civilization course or be paired with Michael Burger's overview text, The Shaping of Western Civilization, Vol. 1"--Provided by publisher.

Sources for the History of Western Civilization

Sources for the History of Western Civilization
  • Author : Michael Burger
  • Publisher : University of Toronto PressHigher education
  • Release : 2003
  • ISBN :
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

"Professor Burger's source book has all the virtues and none of the problems of other readers on the market." - Robin Fleming, Boston College

Aspects of Western Civilization

Aspects of Western Civilization
  • Author : Perry M. Rogers
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release : 2010-02
  • ISBN : 9780205708321
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

This reader is appropriate as a main text or a supplementary text for introductory-level survey courses in Western Civilization and European History and Civilization. Aspects of Western Civilization : Problems and Sources in History, Volume 2, 7/e, challenges students with basic questions regarding historical development, human nature, moral action, and practical necessity. This collection of diverse primary sources explores a wide variety of issues and is organized around seven major themes: the Power Structure, Social and Spiritual Values, the Institution and the Individual, Imperialism, Revolution and Historical Transition, the Varieties of Truth, and Women in History.

Aspects of Western Civilization

Aspects of Western Civilization
  • Author : Perry McAdow Rogers
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 1992
  • ISBN : 9780130507587
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

0C-0, 0-13-083203-0, Rogers, Perry M., Aspects of Western Civilization, Vol. II, 4/E*/ = A two-volume chronologically arranged compilation of primary and some secondary sources in Western Civilization organized around eight major themes. The book presents readers with basic questions regarding historical development, human nature, moral action and practical necessity while incorporating a wide variety of political, social, economic, religious, intellectual and scientific issues in an effort to present history as a vehicle for better understanding in the present rather than a stagnant observation of past societies. Earliest Civilizations, The Greek, Roman and Medieval Worlds, Transitions to the Modern World, Foundations of the Modern World, The Era of Revolution, and the Twentieth Century. For anyone interested in western civilization especially historians.

Aspects of Western Civilization

Aspects of Western Civilization
  • Author : Perry M. Rogers
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release : 2003-05
  • ISBN : 9780130384928
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

The second in a two-volume chronologically arranged compilation of primary and some secondary sources in Western Civilization. Organized around eight major themes to provide direction and cohesion to the book while allowing for originality of thought in both written and oral analysis. Readers are presented with basic questions regarding historical development, human nature, moral action and practical necessity while incorporating a wide variety of political, social, economic, religious, intellectual and scientific issues. The readings present history as a vehicle for better understanding in the present rather than a stagnant observation of past societies. The volume addresses the Age of Absolutism through the contemporary world including foundations of the modern world, the era of revolution and the age of anxiety. For those interested in an analysis of fundamental historical questions and concerns.

Western Civilization: Sources, Images, and Interpretations, from the Renaissance to the Present

Western Civilization: Sources, Images, and Interpretations, from the Renaissance to the Present
  • Author : Dennis Sherman
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
  • Release : 2006-11-09
  • ISBN : 9780073513249
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

This collection of primary, secondary, and visual sources for the Western Civilization survey course provides a broad introduction to the materials historians use, the interpretations historians make, and 6,000 years of Western civilization. Its broad selection of documents, photographs, maps, and charts, and its full array of accompanying commentaries--drawn from a balanced spectrum of perspectives and approaches--offer valuable insight into the work of historians and provide the context that helps students understand the texts' full historical significance.

The Shaping of Western Civilization

The Shaping of Western Civilization
  • Author : Michael Burger
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release : 2008-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781551114323
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

This book "is a short, interpretive, and coherent overview of the history of Western civilization from antiquity to late eighteenth-century Europe and America." -- Back cover.

Sources of the West

Sources of the West
  • Author : Mark A. Kishlansky,Victor Louis Stater
  • Publisher : Longman Publishing Group
  • Release : 2002-07
  • ISBN : 9780321105509
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Volume II: from 1600 to the Present.

Western Civilization: Sources, Images, and Interpretations, Volume 2, Since 1660

Western Civilization: Sources, Images, and Interpretations, Volume 2, Since 1660
  • Author : Dennis Sherman
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
  • Release : 2006-11-09
  • ISBN : 9780073284743
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

This collection of primary, secondary, and visual sources for the Western Civilization survey course provides a broad introduction to the materials historians use, the interpretations historians make, and hundreds of years of Western civilization. Its broad selection of documents, photographs, maps, and charts, and its full array of accompanying commentaries--drawn from a balanced spectrum of perspectives and approaches--offer valuable insight into the work of historians and provide the context that helps students understand the texts' full historical significance.

Western Civilization to 1715

Western Civilization to 1715
  • Author : Jackson J. Spielvogel
  • Publisher : Thomson Wadsworth
  • Release : 2005
  • ISBN : 9780534646035
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

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 official documents, poems, and songs--that enliven the past while introducing students to source material that forms the basis of historical scholarship. Available in many split options: WESTERN CIVILIZATION, Comprehensive, 6th Edition (Chapters 1-29), ISBN: 0534646026; WESTERN CIVILIZATION, Volume I, To 1715, 6th Edition (Chapters 1-16), ISBN:0534646034; WESTERN CIVILIZATION, Volume II, Since 1500, 6th Edition (Chapters 13-29), ISBN:0534646042; WESTERN CIVILIZATION, Volume A: To 1500, 6th Edition (Chapters 1-12), ISBN: 0534646050; WESTERN CIVILIZATION, Volume B: 1300-1815, 6th Edition (Chapters 11-19), ISBN:0534646069; WESTERN CIVILIZATION, Volume C: Since 1789, 6th Edition (Chapters 19-29), ISBN: 0534646077; WESTERN CIVILIZATION, Since 1300, 6th Edition (Chapters 11-29), ISBN:0534646085.