Sources of Western Society, Volume I: From Antiquity to the Enlightenment

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Macmillan, Oct 13, 2010 - History - 296 pages
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This primary source collection provides a diverse selection of sources to accompany each chapter of A History of Western Society, Tenth Edition. Each chapter contains at least five sources that present history from the viewpoints of well-known and ordinary individuals alike. Now with 19 visual sources and 30% more documents, this edition offers great breadth and depth in its sources. To foster lively comparative debates, a new “Viewpoints” feature in each chapter highlights two or three documents that address the same topic from different perspectives.
 

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Contents

Origins ca 4000001100 bce
1
Small Kingdoms and Mighty Empiresin the Near East ca 1100513 bce
19
The Development of Classical Greececa 2000338 bce
35
The Hellenistic World 33630 bce
56
The Rise of Rome ca 75031 bce
72
The Pax Romana 31 bce284 ce
90
Late Antiquity 250600
104
Europe in the Early Middle Ages 6001000
119
The Life of the People in the High Middle Ages 10001300
157
The Creativity and Challenges of Medieval Cities 11001300
172
The Crisis of the Later Middle Ages 13001450
187
European Society in the Age of the Renaissance 13501550
201
Reformations and Religious Wars 15001600
217
European Exploration and Conquest 14501650
233
Absolutism and Constitutionalism in Europe ca 15891725
249
Toward a New Worldview 15401789
273

State and Church in the High Middle Ages 10001300
137

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