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Making of the West, The: Peoples and Cultures - Second Edition

Hunt, Lynn and others

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ISBN 10: 0312409591 / ISBN 13: 9780312409593
Published by Bedford/ St. Martin's, Boston/New York, 2005
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Title: Making of the West, The: Peoples and ...

Publisher: Bedford/ St. Martin's, Boston/New York

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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Praised for its highly readable narrative and unmatched chronological integration of political, social and cultural history, The Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures captures the spirit of each age as it situates Europe within a global context. An innovative organization seamlessly connects historical events and everyday life, while the text’s distinctive features introduce students to the process of historical thinking. The fully revised second edition includes superior student support, 60 additional in-text primary sources, and comprehensive treatment of the post-1945 era.

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LYNN HUNT, Eugen Weber Professor of Modern European History at University of California at Los Angeles, received her B.A. from Carleton College and her M.A. and Ph.D. from Stanford University. She is the author of Revolution and Urban Politics in Provincial France (1978), Politics, Culture, and Class in the French Revolution (1984), and The Family Romance of the French Revolution (1992); she is also the co-author of Telling the Truth About History (1994), co-author of Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution (2001, with CD-ROM), editor of The New Cultural History (1989), editor and translator of The French Revolution and Human Rights (1996), and co-editor of Histories: French Constructions of the Past (1995), Beyond the Cultural Turn (1999), and Human Rights and Revolutions (2000). She has been awarded fellowships by the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She served as president of the American Historical Association in 2002.

THOMAS R. MARTIN, Jeremiah O'Connor Professor in Classics at the College of the Holy Cross, earned his B.A. at Princeton University and his M.A. and Ph.D. at Harvard University. He is the author of Sovereignty and Coinage in Classical Greece (1985) and Ancient Greece (1996, 2000) and one of the originators of Perseus 1.0: Interactive Sources and Studies on Ancient Greece (1992, 1996, and He serves on the editorial board of STOA ( and as co-director of its DEMOS project (on-line resources on ancient Athenian democracy). A recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Council of Learned Societies, he is currently conducting research on the comparative historiography of ancient Greece and ancient China.

BARBARA H. ROSENWEIN, professor of history at Loyola University of Chicago, earned her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. at the University of Chicago. She is the author of Rhinoceros Bound: Cluny in the Tenth Century (1982), To Be the Neighbor of Saint Peter: The Social Meaning of Cluny's Property, 909-1049 (1989), Negotiating Space: Power, Restraint, and Privileges of Immunity in Early Medieval Europe (1999), and A Short History of the Middle Ages (2001). She is the editor of Anger's Past: The Social Uses of an Emotion in the Middle Ages (1998) and co-editor ofDebating the Middle Ages: Issues and Readings (1998) and Monks and Nuns, Saints and Outcasts: Religion in Medieval Society (2000). A recipient of Guggenheim and National Endowment for the Humanities fellowships, she is currently working on a history of emotions in the Early Middle Ages.

R. Po-CHIA HSIA, Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of History at Pennsylvania State University, received his B.A. from Swarthmore College and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University. He is the author of Society and Religion in Munster, 1535-1618 (1984), The Myth of Ritual Murder: Jews and Magic in Reformation Germany (1988), Social Discipline in the Reformation: Central Europe 1550-1750 (1989), Trent 1475: Stories of a Ritual Murder Trial (1992), and The World of the Catholic Renewal (1997). He has edited The German People and the Reformation (1998), In and Out of the Ghetto: Jewish-Gentile Relations in Late Medieval and Early Modern Germany(1995), Calvinism and Religious Toleration in the Dutch Golden Age (2002), and A Companion to the Reformation World (2004). He has been awarded fellowships by the Woodrow Wilson International Society of Scholars, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Davis Center of Princeton University, the Mellon Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the American Academy in Berlin. Currently he is working on the cultural contacts between Europe and Asia between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries.

BONNIE G. SMITH, Board of Governors Professor of History at Rutgers University, earned her B.A. at Smith College and her Ph.D. at the University of Rochester. She is the author of Ladies of the Leisure Class (1981), Confessions of a Concierge: Madame Lucie's History of Twentieth-Century France (1985), Changing Lives: Women in European History Since 1700 (1989), The Gender of History: Men, Women and Historical Practice (1998), and Imperialism (2000); she is also the co-author and translator of What Is Property? (1994), editor of Global Feminisms Since 1945 (2000), and Women's History in Global Perspective(3 vols. 2004-2005), co-editor of History and the Texture of Modern Life: Selected Writings of Lucy Maynard Salmon (2001), Gendering Disability (2004), and Sources of the Medieval and Early Modern World (2005); and general editor of the forthcoming Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History. She has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Humanities Center, the Davis Center of Princeton University, and the American Council of Learned Societies. Currently she is studying the globalization of European culture since the seventeenth century.

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