Civilization Past and Present: To 1650, Volume 1
Robert Edgar, Neil J. Hackett, George F. Jewsbury, Alastair M. Taylor, Nels M. Bailkey, Clyde J. Lewis, T. Walter Wallbank
Longman, Jul 1, 2000 - History - 672 pages
Civilization Past and Present, Concise Version, is a carefully honed version of the best-selling Civilization Past and Present, Ninth Edition. This first brief survey of world history published in four-color, Civilization Past and Present, Concise Version, treats the development and growth of civilization as a global experience through which all the great culture systems have interacted to produce the present-day world. This new text considers all types of historysocial, economic, political, military, diplomatic, religious, aesthetic, intellectual, and technologicalas it examines that global interaction. Maintained throughout this compelling, brief survey are a consistent writing style and level of presentation uncommon in multi-authored texts. Its full-color format, abundant pedagogical aids, unique Discovery Through Maps feature, primary source documents, and end-of-chapter annotated website URLs make this book the most user-friendly available in this market. Civilization Past and Present, Concise Version, offers the content, features and pedagogy of a "big" text but in a briefer, four-color format. Finally, a book for students that is truly manageable and provocative.
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