Western Civilization / Edition 5 available in Paperback
WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A BRIEF HISTORY, Vol I Seventh Edition, maintains a firm grounding in political history, while covering intellectual history (particularly the significance of ideas and contributions) to a greater and deeper extent than any other book for the course. Author Marvin Perry's accessible writing style and flexible approach make this abridged version of WESTERN CIVILIZATION: IDEAS, POLITICS AND SOCIETY an engaging book for users of the Western Civilization survey course. The most significant addition for the Seventh Edition is the insertion in every chapter of a primary source that illuminates the narrative.
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About the Author
Marvin Perry is a retired Professor of History at Baruch College, City University of New York. He has published several successful Cengage Learning texts, including Western Civilization: A Brief History; Sources of the Western Tradition, the leading Western Civilization reader; and Sources of Twentieth-Century Europe. He is also co-author of The Humanities in the Western Tradition. Dr. Perry's scholarly work focuses on anti-Semitism and Judeo-Christian relations; his primary interests include modern European history and the history of ideas.