Written by leading scholars in the field, this authoritative text presents an engaging and balanced narrative of the central developments in Western history. Seamlessly integrating coverage of social, cultural and political history, this text is presented in a flexible chronological organization. The new Ninth Edition provides updated scholarship, expanded coverage of cultural history, the ancient Near East, late antiquity, imperialism, and the Holocaust.
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Brief edition of the bestselling Western Civilization survey text of the same name, this text provides an accessible, thorough 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, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 9. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0132197197
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110132197197
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0132197197
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2006. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: PART 1 THE FOUNDATIONS OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION IN THE ANCIENT WORLD 1 The Birth of Civilization Early Humans and Their Culture The Paleolithic Age The Neolithic Age The Bronze Age and the Birth of Civilization Early Civilizations to about 1000 b.c.e Mesopotamian Civilization Egyptian Civilization Ancient Near Eastern Empires The Hittites The Assyrians The Neo-Babylonians The Persian Empire Cyrus the Great Darius the Great Government and Administration Religion Art and Culture Palestine The Canaanites and the Phoenicians The Israelites General Outlook of Mideastern Cultures Humans and Nature Toward the Greeks and Western Thought In Perspective 2 The Rise of Greek Civilization The Bronze Age on Crete and on the Mainland to about 1150 b.c.e. The Minoans The Mycenaeans The Greek "Middle Ages" to about 750 b.c.e. Greek Migrations The Age of Homer The Polis Development of the Polis The Hoplite Phalanx The Importance of the Polis Expansion of the Greek World Magna Graecia The Greek Colony The Tyrants (ca. 700-500 b.c.e.) The Major States Sparta Athens Life in Archaic Greece Society Religion Poetry The Persian Wars The Ionian Rebellion The War in Greece In Perspective 3 Classical and Hellenistic Greece Aftermath of Victory The Delian League The Rise Of Cimon The First Peloponnesian War: Athens against Sparta The Breach with Sparta The Division of Greece Classical Greece The Athenian Empire Athenian Democracy The Women of Athens: Social Status and Everyday Life Slavery The Great Peloponnesian War Strategic Stalemate The Fall of Athens Competition for Leadership in the Fourth Century b.c.e. The Hegemony of Sparta The Hegemony of Thebes: The Second Athenian Empire The Culture of Classical Greece The Fifth Century b.c.e. The Fourth Century b.c.e. Philosophy and the Crisis of the Polis The Hellenistic World The Macedonian Conquest Alexander the Great <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt 0.25in. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0132197197
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