This concise, full-color survey of Western civilization provides an exceptionally balanced survey of the political, social, and cultural development of Western civilization--its strengths and weaknesses, and the controversies surrounding it. Covers the major eras of Western civilization from its birth to the Cold War and the emergence of the New Europe. Focuses on several critical themes--1) the development of political freedom, constitutional government, and concern for the rule of law and individual rights; 2) the shifting relations among religion, society, and the state; 3) the development of science and technology and their expanding impact on thought, social institutions, and everyday life; 4) the major religious and intellectual currents that have shaped Western culture. For anyone interested in Western Civilization and European History.
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A concise survey of Western civilization based on the best-selling The Western Heritage, Fifth Edition,this text provides an exceptionally accessible and balanced survey of the political, social and cultural development of Western civilization.From the Back Cover:
Key Benefit: A concise survey of Western civilization based on the best- selling The Western Heritage, Fifth Edition,this book provides an exceptionally accessible and balanced survey of the political, social and cultural development of Western civilization. Key Topics: Offers one of the richest accounts of the social history of the West available; presents an exceptionally vivid account of the religious and intellectual history of the West; features outstanding coverage of political and diplomatic history widely regarded as the best in the field; and contains selections from primary-source documents providing readers with an “intimate” contact with the people of the past and their concerns.
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Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0023618728