The West: Culture and Ideas to 1660 / Edition 1

The West: Culture and Ideas to 1660 / Edition 1

by A. Frankforter, William Spellman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130984213

ISBN-13: 9780130984210

Pub. Date: 11/06/2003

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This book interprets Western civilization broadly—continuing to discuss the Middle East beyond the confines of the ancient period. The chronologically organized narrative integrates political, social, economic, and intellectual history. It broadens readers� perspective on the American experience in context with the rest of the world, and helps them

Overview

This book interprets Western civilization broadly—continuing to discuss the Middle East beyond the confines of the ancient period. The chronologically organized narrative integrates political, social, economic, and intellectual history. It broadens readers� perspective on the American experience in context with the rest of the world, and helps them discover bridges to other cultures and develop sympathy with their struggles. KEY TOPICS Chapter topics cover The archaic states of the Bronze Age, The Iron Age, Aegean civilization, the Hellenistic era and the rise of Rome, Rome�s empire and the unification of the Western world, the West�s medieval civilization, the emergence of Europe, Europe�s High Middle Ages, Renaissance and exploration, Europe�s scientific revolution, and the Age of Enlightenment. For an understanding of the processes that formed the Western way of life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130984210
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
11/06/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
36052
Product dimensions:
6.62(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.82(d)

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