Western Civilization: A History of European Society

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Thomson Wadsworth, 2004 - History - 992 pages
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Completely revised with your students' success in mind, WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A HISTORY OF EUROPEAN SOCIETY COMPACT VERSION offers a concise overview of the social and political forces that have shaped the West. In this Compact Version, Hause and Maltby's comprehensive narrative presents a social history of Western civilization within the essential contexts of major military and political events. The text's strong reliance on primary sources -- excerpts of original documents that flesh out the concepts covered in the narrative. Four-color map inserts help bring regional events to life, while the intext art program includes photos and graphs that support and expand upon the topics presented in the text. The Compact Version is part of the Wadsworth Advantage Series which offers our Comprehensive text in a lower cost format. This black and white version of the text includes 4-8 pages of color map inserts to bring the regions to life. While the compact version includes fewer photos that the comprehensive version, it offers plenty of resources to make the course visual and exciting for students. In addition, students will have access to the Student website that offers quizzing, interactive maps, interactive timelines, simulations and links to readings to provide direct access to primary source materials. WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A HISTORY OF EUROPEAN SOCIETY, Second Edition is available in the following volume splits: WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A HISTORY OF EUROPEAN SOCIETY, COMPACT 2nd Edition, Volume 1: ISBN: 0534621651; WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A HISTORY OF EUROPEAN SOCIETY, COMPACT 2nd Edition, Volume II, ISBN: 0534590241

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Contents

Mesopotamia Egypt
5
The Emergence of Civilizations
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Ancient Egypt
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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, 1558 1660 (Duke University Press, 1971); ALBA: A BIOGRAPHY OF FERNANDO ALVAREZ DE TOLEDO, THIRD DUKE OF ALBA, 1507 1582 (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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