Makers of the Western Tradition: Portraits from History: Volume One

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Macmillan, Jan 15, 1997 - History - 319 pages
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Through six widely adopted editions, Makers of the Western Tradition has successfully drawn students into the study of history through a biographical approach to important facts and events. In two volumes, this book examines the impact of 27 key historical figures while it familiarizes students with varieties of historical sources and interpretation.
 

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Contents

THE SERVANT OF YAHWEH
3
QUESTIONS FOR REVIEW AND STUDY
19
QUESTIONS FOR REVIEW AND STUDY
35
Plato The Apology
52
QUESTIONS FOR REVIEW AND STUDY
62
N G L Hammond The New Alexander
81
Suetonius The Life of Caesar
97
QUESTIONS FOR REVIEW AND STUDY
112
Henry Osborn Taylor The Historical Dante
187
QUESTIONS FOR REVIEW AND STUDY
196
Giorgio Vasari In Praise of Leonardo
204
Ladislao Reti Leonardo the Technologist
213
QUESTIONS FOR REVIEW AND STUDY
219
CORTES AND THE CONQUEST OF MEXICO
225
William H Prescott An Heroic Cortes
232
QUESTIONS FOR REVIEW AND STUDY
244

Peter Brown Constantine and the Great Thaw
127
Heinrich Fichtenau A New Portrait of the Emperor
141
QUESTIONS FOR COMPARISON
152
William of Tyre and John of Salisbury Eleanor and
160
Marion Meade Eleanor the Regent
169
QUESTIONS FOR REVIEW AND STUDY
175
Boccaccio The Life of Dante
181
PROTESTANT SAINT OR DEVIL
249
QUESTIONS FOR REVIEW AND STUDY
265
Garrett Mattingly Elizabeth and the Invincible Armada
283
Louis Due de SaintSimon The Memoirs
297
QUESTIONS FOR REVIEW AND STUDY
313
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