Western Civilization: A Brief History

Western Civilization: A Brief History

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Put the world today into context by learning about the past through this brief, best-selling Western Civilization text that has helped thousands of students succeed in the course. Jack Spielvogela€™s engaging style of writing weaves the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military aspects of history into a gripping story that is as memorable as it is instructive. You will also be exposed to primary source documents--actual historical documents that are the foundation for the historical analysis you read in the chapter. These documents include letters, poems, and songs through history--documents that enliven the past. Throughout the book there are also helpful tools to help you digest the reading, including outlines, focus questions, chronologies, numerous maps, and boldface key terms with definitions. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.The Trustees of the British Museum/Art Resource, NY The World of the Greek City -States (c. ... According to the Homeric view, Greece was a society based on agri a€” culture in which a landed warriora€”aristocracy ... As one Athenian stated, a€œMy father was anxa€” ious to see me develop into a good man . . . and as a means to this end he ... 4 Homer gave the Greeks a model of heroism, honor, and noa€” bility.

Title:Western Civilization: A Brief History
Author:Jackson Spielvogel
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2013-01-01


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