Western Civilization: Ideas, Politics, and Society, Volume I: To 1789 / Edition 10

Western Civilization: Ideas, Politics, and Society, Volume I: To 1789 / Edition 10

by Marvin Perry, Myrna Chase, James Jacob, Margaret Jacob
     
 

ISBN-10: 111183170X

ISBN-13: 9781111831707

Pub. Date: 01/01/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

WESTERN CIVILIZATION: IDEAS, POLITICS, AND SOCIETY, Eleventh Edition, offers an in-depth introduction to political, cultural, and intellectual history. Readers appreciate the book's accessible writing style as well as its brevity, clarity, and careful selection of content. Updated with more recent scholarship, the eleventh edition retains many popular features

…  See more details below

Overview

WESTERN CIVILIZATION: IDEAS, POLITICS, AND SOCIETY, Eleventh Edition, offers an in-depth introduction to political, cultural, and intellectual history. Readers appreciate the book's accessible writing style as well as its brevity, clarity, and careful selection of content. Updated with more recent scholarship, the eleventh edition retains many popular features that help readers absorb and understand the material, including comparative timelines, full-color art essays, and profile and primary source boxes in each chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111831707
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
7.32(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: THE ANCIENT WORLD: FOUNDATION OF THE WEST TO A.D. 500. 1. The Ancient Near East: The First Civilizations. 2. The Hebrews: A New View of God and the Individual. 3. The Greek City-State: Democratic Politics. 4. Greek Thought: From Myth to Reason. 5. The Hellenistic Age: Cultural Diffusion. 6. The Roman Republic: City-State to World Empire. 7. The Roman Empire: A World-State. 8. Early Christianity: A World Religion. Part II: THE MIDDLE AGES: THE CHRISTIAN CENTURIES 500-1400. 9. The Heirs of Rome: Byzantium, Islam, and Latin Christendom. 10. The High Middle Ages: Vitality and Renewal. 11. The Flowering of Medieval Culture: The Christian Synthesis. 12. The Late Middle Ages: Crisis and Dissolution. Part III: EARLY MODERN EUROPE: FROM RENAISSANCE TO ENLIGHTENMENT 1350-1789. 13. The Renaissance: Transition to the Modern Age. 14. The Reformation: The Shattering of Christian Unity. 15. European Expansion: Economic and Social Transformations. 16. The Rise of Sovereignty: Transition to the Modern State. 17. The Scientific Revolution: The Universe Seen as a Mechanism. 18. The Age of Enlightenment: Reason and Reform.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >