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Western Civilization: A Brief History {THIRD EDITION}

Perry, Marvin {Author} with George W. Bock {Editorial Associate}

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ISBN 10: 0395811104 / ISBN 13: 9780395811108
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, U.S.A., 1997
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"Perry makes the history of ideas as approachable as the history of events. The text shows how political, economic, and cultural aspects of Western Civilization have been shaped by a progression of ideas. A wealth of detailed maps, comparative timelines, chronologies, and chapter summaries all contribute to the effectiveness of Perry." This book has 655 pages and is illustrated throughout. The text contains approximately a dozen pages with red ink underlining, in NO way effecting the readability of the text. Bookseller Inventory # 038491

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Title: Western Civilization: A Brief History {THIRD...

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Pictorial Softcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: Third Edition {Second Printing}

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Western Civilization: A Brief History emphasizes the history of ideas, presented within a political chronology. Perry's distinctive writing style and unique appoach make this abridged version of Western Civilization: Ideas, Politics & Society an engaging text for the Western civilization survey course.

About the Author:

Marvin Perry, now retired, taught history at Baruch College, City University of New York. He has published several successful Cengage Learning texts, including WESTERN CIVILIZATION: IDEAS, POLITICS, AND SOCIETY (senior author and general editor); WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A BRIEF HISTORY; the leading Western Civilization reader, SOURCES OF THE WESTERN TRADITION; AN INTELLECTUAL HISTORY OF MODERN EUROPE; SOURCES OF EUROPEAN HISTORY SINCE 1900 (senior editor); HUMANITIES IN THE WESTERN TRADITION (senior author and general editor); and WORLD WAR II IN EUROPE: A CONCISE HISTORY. His scholarly work includes ARNOLD TOYNBEE AND THE WESTERN TRADITION (1996); coauthor of ANTISEMITISM: MYTH AND HATE FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE PRESENT (2002); coeditor of ANTISEMITIC MYTHS: A HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY ANTHOLOGY (2008); and coeditor of THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF ISLAMIC TERRORISM: AN ANTHOLOGY (2008). Dr. Perry's scholarly work focuses on the history of ideas.

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