Western Civilization

Western Civilization

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Best-selling author Jackson Spielvogel helped over one million students learn about the present by exploring the past. Spielvogela€™s engaging, chronological 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 185 maps and excerpts of over 224 primary sources that enliven the past while introducing students to the source material of historical scholarship. Additionally, the text is lushly illustrated with 430 photographs that add visual context. A variety of pedagogical tools, including features on relevant films and new end-of-chapter study aids, make this edition accessible to any learning style. Available in the following split options: WESTERN CIVILIZATION, Eighth Edition (Chapters 1-30), ISBN: 978-0-495-91324-5; Volume I: To 1715 (Chapters 1-16), ISBN: 978-1-111-34212-8; Volume II: Since 1500 (Chapters 13-30), ISBN: 978-1-111-34213-5; Volume A: To 1500 (Chapters 1-12), ISBN: 978-1-111-34214-2; Volume B: 1300 to 1815 (Chapters 11-19), ISBN: 978-1-111-34215-9; Volume C: Since 1789 (Chapters 19-30), ISBN: 978-1-111-34216-6; Title: Alternate Volume: Since 1300 (Chapters 11-30), ISBN: 978-1-111-34219-7. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.The Iliad and the Odyssey, epics that the Greeks believed were written by Homer, were used as basic texts for the education of Greeks for hundreds ... Have pity on me now; stay here on the tower; and do not make your boy an orphan and your wife a widow. ... Through his willingness to fight, the hero protects his myself always, like a good soldier, to take my place in the front line and win glory for my father and myself. ... 4 Homer gave the Greeks a model of heroism, honor, and nobility.

Title:Western Civilization
Author:Jackson Spielvogel
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2011-01-01


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