The Western heritage

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Pearson Prentice Hall, Mar 1, 2004 - History - 832 pages
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This highly visual, brief survey of Western civilization provides an exceptionally balanced survey of the political, social, and cultural development of Western civilizationits strengths and weaknesses, and the controversies surrounding it.From the Birth of Civilization to the present, this combined edition provides a broad survey of western civilization.For those interested in a lively account of western heritage.

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Contents

The Foundations of Western Civilization in the Ancient World
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Rise of Absolute Monarchy in France 298 End of the WitchHunts 324
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The Birth of Civilization
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Donald Kagan is one of America's most eminent historians. He is the Hillhouse Professor of History and Classics at Yale University and the author or coauthor of many books including "The Western Heritage,"" On the Origins of War and the Preservation of Peace," and a four-volume history of the Peloponnesian War.
Frederick W. Kagan is an assistant professor of military history at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the author of "The Military Reforms of Nicholas I,"

Ozment is McLean Professor of Ancient and Modern History at Harvard University.

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