Western Civilization: The Continuing Experiment - To 1715

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Houghton Mifflin, Dec 1, 1998 - History - 410 pages
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The Brief Edition of Western Civilization presents a strong chronological and political framework and seamlessly integrates the social and cultural forces that have shaped the western past. Two related themes are pursued throughout: 1) Europe in relation to the rest of the world and non-Western influences, and 2) power in all its senses, public and private; economic, social, cultural, and political; symbolic and real.

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Contents

The Ancestors of the West
6
Ancient Greece
32
From Republic to Empire ca 50944 B C
63
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Thomas F. X. Noble is Associate Professor of History at the University of Virginia and the author of The Republic of St. Peter: The Birth of the Papal State, 680-825 (1984).

Duane J. Osheim is Professor of History at the University of Virginia.

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