Western Civilization: A History of European Society from Antiquity to the Renaissance
This book will appeal to anyone who wants to focus on the social history of western civilization, rather than merely the political history. The many historical documents & statistics incorporated into the book enhance the discussion of the lifestyle of the general populace across western civilization. Volume A contains Chapters 1 through 14 of the comprehensive edition.
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