9780534568382

Western Civilization Volume A: To 1500

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534568382

  • ISBN10:

    0534568386

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/30/1999
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Weaving the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, military, and other threads of Western civilization into a compelling story, BRIEF DISCOVERY EDITION of WESTERN CIVILIZATION, Volume II, focuses on helping you enhance your study skills for success in this course and throughout your college career. Learning to analyze source material as you read the narrative will help you master the content of the course and interpret other materials and events you encounter in daily life.

Table of Contents

Documents xv
Maps
xix
Chronologies xx
Photo Credits xxi
Preface xxiii
Introduction to Students of Western Civilization xxix
The Ancient Near East: The First Civilizations
1(31)
The Ancient Near East: Peoples and Empires
32(23)
The Civilization of the Greeks
55(36)
The Hellenistic World
91(23)
The Roman Republic
114(33)
The Roman Empire
147(31)
The Passing of the Roman World and the Emergence of Medieval Civilization
178(31)
European Civilization in the Early Middle Ages, 750--1000
209(28)
The Recovery and Growth of European Society in the High Middle Ages
237(29)
A New World of Cities and Kingdoms
266(30)
The Late Middle Ages: Crisis and Disintegration in the Fourteenth Century
296(30)
Recovery and Rebirth: The Age of the Renaissance
326(37)
Glossary 363(9)
Pronunciation Guide 372(7)
Index 379

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