A Brief History Of The Western World

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-07-16
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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This is Volume I: To 1789 of A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, 9th Edition. Greer/Lewis's A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, which pioneered the brief format for this subject, provides a comprehensive view of the development of Western civilization in half the pages of other texts. Not simply an abridgement of a longer book, this text offers students in survey courses a concise, lucid narrative. Each chapter provides broad coverage of political, social, cultural, and religious themes. Because the book is brief, instructors have the flexibility to tailor their instruction, and to assign supplementary materials as desired. The text's clear, balanced account of crucial political events, social and economic developments, ideas, and artistic creations make it a good match for most approaches to the course.Available in the following split options:A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, 9th EditionISBN: 0534642365 A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, VOLUME I: TO 1715, 9th Edition (Parts One to Three, Chapters 1-10)ISBN: 0534642373A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE WESTERN WORLD, VOLUME II: SINCE 1300, 9th Edition (Parts Three to Five, Chapters 7-16)ISBN: 0534642381

Table of Contents

(Single volume includes Parts One to Five, Chapters 1-16; Volume I: to 1789 includes Parts One to Three, Chapters 1-10, Volume II: Since 1300 includes Parts Three to Five, Chapters 7-16)
The Ancient World: Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Civilization, 3000 B.C.-A.D. 500
The Birth of Civilization in the Middle East
The Greek Beginnings of Western Civilization
The Roman Triumph and Fall
A Conquering New Faith: Christianity
Medieval Civilization, 500-1300
The Creation of Europe: Political and Social Foundations
The Flowering of Medieval Culture
The Remaking of Europe, 1300-1715
The Transformation and Expansion of Europe
The Renaissance: Upsurge of Humanism
The Reformation: Division and Reform in the Church
Science and a New Cosmology
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