WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A BRIEF HISTORY - VOLUME I TO 1789

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Houghton Mifflin, 2004 - History - 248 pages
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Western Civilization: A Brief History emphasizes the history of ideas presented within a political chronology. Perry's distinctive writing style and unique approach make this abridged version of Western Civilization: Ideas, Politics Society an engaging text for the Western civilization survey course. The Fifth Edition includes coverage of recent events and provides students with the pedagogical tools to analyze and interpret events in context. Chapter introductions and chronologies allow students to easily identify important themes, while review questions serve to reinforce knowledge and aid in exam preparation.

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2
Mesopotamian Civilization
8
Empire Builders
16
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

Jimmy Perry was born in 1923 and served his time in World War II. His writing credits include "Dad's Army," "It Ain't Half Hot," "Mum, Hi-De-Hi!" and "You Rang, M'Lord?"

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Marvin Perry is a retired Professor of History at Baruch College, City University of New York. He has published several successful history texts, including Western Civilization: A Brief History; Sources of the Western Tradition, the leading Western Civilization reader. He is also co-author of The Humanities in the Western Tradition. Dr. Perry's scholarly work focuses on anti-Semitism and Judeo-Christian relations; his primary interests include modern European history and the history of ideas.

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