The Other Side of Western Civilization, Volume I / Edition 5

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This successful history reader is an ideal complement for Introduction to Western civilization or European history courses. The book consists of secondary readings with a strong social history focus. It provides students with exposure to the latest issues in European social history and to the nature of history research. At the same time, the articles themselves are easily linked to mainstream developments in their time periods.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780155078512
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 6/30/1999
  • Series: Other Side of Western Civilization Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 6.46 (w) x 9.36 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I: The Ancient World: 5th Century B.C.-5TH Century A.D. On the Battlefield: Hoplite Warfare, John Lazenby. Women and the Household in Ancient Greece, Sue Blundell. Games, Plays, and Races: Celebrating Rome, John Stambaugh. Slaves and Society in Rome, Keith Bradley. Roman Baths and Bathers, Fikret Yegu. Part II: The Early Middle Ages: 6TH-11TH Centuries. The Early Medieval Household, David Herlihy. The Conversion of the Franks, J. M. Wallace-Hadrill. Peasant Life in the Middle Ages, Eileen Power. Jews in a Christian Society, Robert Chazan. The World of the Crusaders, Joshua Prawer. Part III: The Peak Of Medieval Civilization: 12TH-13TH Centuries. The Training of a Knight, Sidney Painter. Noble Marriage, Constance Brittain Bouchard. Child-rearing in the Middle Ages, Shulamith Shahar. Life in a Monastery, C. H. Lawrence. Pilgrimage and Medieval Travel, Jonathan Sumption. Part IV: The Late Middle Ages: 14TH-15TH Centuries. Feudal War in Practice, John Keegan. London and Its Neighborhoods, Barbara Hanawalt. Down and Out in Paris: Criminals and Their Milieu, Bronislaw Geremek. Power, Property, and Gender in Village Life, Judith Bennett. Growing Old in an English Village, Barbara Hanawalt. Part V: The Renaissance and Reformation: 16TH-17TH Centuries. The Scholar in His Study, Dora Thornton. Love and Magic in the Renaissance, Guido Ruggiero. Pictures, Print and Piety, Tessa Watt. On the Threshold of Independence: Adolescence, Apprentices and Masters, Ilana Krausman Ben-Amos. The Private Life of an Early Modern Teenager, Steven Ozment. Women and Work, Natalie Zemon Davis.
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