Civilization in the West, Volume I (to 1715), Primary Source Edition (with Study Card) (6th Edition) download epub
by Mark Kishlansky,Patrick Geary,Patricia O'Brien
I had to get this book for school and it served me well in the course work.
I had to get this book for school and it served me well in the course work. I also enjoyed reading it for leisure, for as a history buff, I love consuming any knowledge I can regarding history.
In Civilization in the West, the dramatic, changing contours of Western Civilization are explored through a compelling narrative and a rich image-based approach. New primary source documents: Chapter 14 now includes The Heart and Stomach of a King, in which Queen Elizabeth rallies her subjects to oppose the invasion of English by the Spanish Armada; Chapter 19 now contains excerpts from Voltaire’s great comic novel, Candide; the Treaty of Versailles is excerpted in Chapter 26; and Chapter 30 now includes both Vaclav Havel’s address.
Patrick Geary holds a P. in Medieval Studies from Yale University and has broad experience in interdisciplinary approaches to European history and civilization. He has served as the director of the Medieval Institute at the University of Notre Dame as well as director for the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he is currently Distinguished Professor of History.
Published December 9th 2006 by Longman (first published January 1st 1991).
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Civilization in the West, Vol. 1: To 1715. An incomparable narrative in a compact format at an affordable price, embellished with detailed maps and illustrations and intriguing captions, the Penguin Academic Civilizations in the West Volume 1, 1/e, is the right choice for students today. by Patrick J. Geary, Mark A. Kishlansky, Patricia O'Brien.
Western Civilization: Volume 1 (until 1715) . Civilization in the West .
Mark Kishlansky, Harvard University. Patrick Geary, University of California, Los Angeles. This exciting learning tool includes the entire text, maps, photos, numerous primary sources, and a complete study guide, and is free when packaged with the book.
The photo of Berlin is on p. 1059. lxx Jackson Spielvogel, Western Civilization: A Brief History (New York: West, 1999), pp. 596 –598.
The Primary Source Edition of Civilization in the West blends social and political history into a fascinating narrative that brings history to life. With 20 primary source documents, this edition offers an examination of all aspects of world history plus a wealth of original documents that help make the material come alive. “Document Analysis” questions encourage readers to delve deeper into the documents and to explore how they relate to the events of the time.
The extensive primary source document section, complete with accompanying with questions, urges readers to think analyticallyabout the past.
Overview of the history of Western Civilization.
Readers interested in learning about the history and development of Western Civilization.