Western Civilization, Alternate Volume: Since 1300

Western Civilization, Alternate Volume: Since 1300

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Best-selling author Jackson Spielvogel has helped over one million students learn about the present by exploring the past. Spielvogela€™s engaging narrative 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. WESTERN CIVILIZATION includes 155 maps and excerpts of more than 250 primary sources that enliven the past while introducing students to the source material of historical scholarship. Additionally, the text is illustrated with 430 photographs that add visual context. A variety of pedagogical tools, including features on relevant films and end-of-chapter study aids, make this edition accessible to any learning style. The book is available in a variety of split options. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.An awe-inspiring hero, Michelangeloa#39;s David proudly proclaims the beauty of the human body and the glory of human beings. The High Renaissance was also evident in architecture, especially in the work of Donato Bramante (doh-NAH-toh ... As respect for artists grew, so did their ability to profit economically from their work and to rise on the social scale. ... fini and His Bride, van Eycka#39;s attention to detail is staggering: precise portraits, a glittering chandelier, and a mirror reflect- ing theanbsp;...

Title:Western Civilization, Alternate Volume: Since 1300
Author:Jackson Spielvogel
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2014-01-01


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