Essentials of Western Civilization: A History of European Society to 1715

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Wadsworth, Jul 1, 2000 - Education - 464 pages
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This text will appeal to instructors who want a brief, balanced text that integrates the social as well as political history of western civilization. The many historical documents and statistical tables incorporated into the text enhance the discussion of everyday life among rich and poor and men, women, and children through all periods of European history. As they learn about kingdoms, intellectual movements, and the fine arts, students will also discover much about famous and ordinary people, their family life, sexuality, life expectancy, and daily concerns.

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Steven C. Hause is Senior Scholar in the Humanities and Co-Director of European Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. He was formerly. Professor of History and Fellow in International Studies at the University of Missouri?St. Louis, where he has

William S. Maltby is Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Missouri at St. Louis, where he continues to teach on a regular basis. Among his publications are: THE BLACK LEGEND IN ENGLAND: THE DEVELOPMENT OF ANTI-SPANISH SENTIMENT, 15581660 (Duke University Press, 1971); ALBA: A BIOGRAPHY OF FERNANDO ALVAREZ DE TOLEDO, THIRD DUKE OF ALBA, 15071582 (University of California Press, 1983); and articles on various aspects of Early Modern European history. From 1977 to 1997 he also served as Executive Director of the Center for Reformation Research and as editor of several volumes and series of volumes on the history of the Reformation.

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