Making of the West, Volume II: Since 1500: Peoples and Cultures / Edition 4

Making of the West, Volume II: Since 1500: Peoples and Cultures / Edition 4

by Lynn Hunt, Thomas R. Martin, Barbara H. Rosenwein, Bonnie G. Smith
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0312672713

ISBN-13: 9780312672713

Pub. Date: 01/04/2012

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

Students of Western civilization need more than facts. They need to understand the cross-cultural, global exchanges that shaped Western history; to be able to draw connections between the social, cultural, political, economic, and intellectual happenings in a given era; and to see the West not as a fixed region, but a living, evolving construct. These needs have

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Students of Western civilization need more than facts. They need to understand the cross-cultural, global exchanges that shaped Western history; to be able to draw connections between the social, cultural, political, economic, and intellectual happenings in a given era; and to see the West not as a fixed region, but a living, evolving construct. These needs have long been central to The Making of the West. The book’s chronological narrative emphasizes the wide variety of peoples and cultures that created Western civilization and places them together in a common context, enabling students to witness the unfolding of Western history, understand change over time, and recognize fundamental relationships.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312672713
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
01/04/2012
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
672
Sales rank:
191,616
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

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