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The Western Heritage Teaching and Learning Classroom Edition, Combined Volume

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Summary

This highly visualbriefsurvey of Western civilization presents an exceptionally balanced survey of the political, social, and cultural developments in Western history--both strengths and weaknesses, as well as the controversies surrounding it. The Teaching & Learning Classroom edition of the highly successfulThe Western Heritage, Tenth Editionprovides your students with the most help available in reading, comprehending, and applying the material in the text and in class. A series of pedagogical aids within the text, in addition to presentational and assessment support for instructors, makes this text the perfect choice for those looking to make history come alive for their students.

Author Biography

Donald Kagan is Sterling Professor of History and Classics at Yale University, where he has taught since 1969. He received the A.B. degree in history from Brooklyn College, the M.A. in classics from Brown University, and the Ph.D. in history from Ohio State University. During 1958–1959 he studied at the American School of Classical Studies as a Fulbright Scholar. He has received three awards for undergraduate teaching at Cornell and Yale. He is the author of a history of Greek political thought, The Great Dialogue (1965); a four-volume history of the Peloponnesian war, The Origins of the Peloponnesian War (1969); The Archidamian War (1974); The Peace of Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition (1981); The Fall of the Athenian Empire (1987); a biography of Pericles, Pericles of Athens and the Birth of Democracy (1991); On the Origins of War (1995); and The Peloponnesian War (2003). He is coauthor, with Frederick W. Kagan, of While America Sleeps (2000). With Brian Tierney and L. Pearce Williams, he is the editor of Great Issues in Western Civilization, a collection of readings. He was awarded the National Humanities Medal for 2002 and was chosen by the National Endowment for the Humanities to deliver the Jefferson Lecture in 2004.

 

Steven Ozment is McLean Professor of Ancient and Modern History at Harvard University. He has taught Western Civilization at Yale, Stanford, and Harvard. He is the author of eleven books. The Age of Reform, 1250—1550 (1980) won the Schaff Prize and was nominated for the 1981 National Book Award. Five of his books have been selections of the History Book Club: Magdalena and Balthasar: An Intimate Portrait of Life in Sixteenth Century Europe (1986), Three Behaim Boys: Growing Up in Early Modern Germany (1990), Protestants: The Birth of A Revolution (1992), The Burgermeister’s Daughter: Scandal in a Sixteenth Century German Town (1996), and Flesh and Spirit: Private Life in Early Modern Germany (1999). His most recent publications are Ancestors: The Loving Family of Old Europe (2001), A Mighty Fortress: A New History of the German People (2004), and “Why We Study Western Civ,” The Public Interest 158 (2005).

 

Frank M. Turner is John Hay Whitney Professor of History at Yale University and Director of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University, where he served as University Provost from 1988 to 1992. He received his B.A. degree at the College of William and Mary and his Ph.D. from Yale. He has received the Yale College Award for Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching. He has directed a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute. His scholarly research has received the support of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Guggenheim Foundation and the Woodrow Wilson Center. He is the author of Between Science and Religion: The Reaction to Scientific Naturalism in Late Victorian England (1974), The Greek Heritage in Victorian Britain  (1981), which received the British Council Prize of the Conference on British Studies and the Yale Press Governors Award,  Contesting Cultural Authority: Essays in Victorian Intellectual Life  (1993), and  John Henry Newman: The Challenge to Evangelical Religion  (2002). He has also contributed numerous articles to journals and has served on the editorial advisory boards of The Journal of Modern History, Isis, and Victorian Studies. He edited The Idea of a University by John Henry Newman (1996), Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmund Burke (2003), and Apologia Pro Vita Sua and Six Sermons by John Henry Newman (2008). Between l996 and 2006 he served as a Trustee of Connecticut College and between 2004 and 2008 as a member of the Connecticut Humanities Council. In 2003, Professor Turner was appointed Director of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University.

Table of Contents

The Foundations Of Western Civilization In The Ancient World
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 Second Assyrian Empire
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
The Jewish Religion General Outlook of Mideastern Cultures
Humans and Nature Toward the Greeks and Western Thought
In Perspective
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 ldquo;Middle Agesrdquo; to about 750 B.C.E.
Greek Migrations
The Age of Homer
ThePolis Development of thePolis
TheHoplitePhalanx
The Importance of thePolis Expansion of the Greek World Magna Graecia
The Greek Colony
The Tyrants (ca. 700ndash;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
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 Religion in Public Life



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