9780618044221

Western Civilization: A Brief History - Volume I to 1789

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  • ISBN 13:

    9780618044221

  • ISBN 10:

    0618044221

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 05/01/2000
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Div
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

"Western Civilization: A Brief History" emphasizes the history of ideas presented within a political chronology. Perry' s distinctive writing style and unique approach make this abridged version of "Western Civilization: Ideas, Politics & Society" an engaging text for the Western civilization survey course. The Fifth Edition includes coverage of recent events and provides students with the pedagogical tools to analyze and interpret events in context. Chapter introductions and chronologies allow students to easily identify important themes, while review questions serve to reinforce knowledge and aid in exam preparation.Material including Muslim artistic and cultural contributions, the French and Russian Revolutions, modern artists, and the battles of WWII has been added to enhance this edition.Graphic features include captions for all maps and an expanded color art section with a new essay on contemporary art.

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