History of Western Civilization

Renowned historian William H. McNeil provides a brilliant narrative chronology of the development of Western civilization, representing its socio-political as well as cultural aspects. This sixth edition includes new material for the twentieth-century period and completely revised bibliographies. An invaluable tool for the study of Western civilization, the Handbook is an essential complement to readings in primary and secondary sources such as those in the nine-volume University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization.

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  • Author : William H. McNeill
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Pages : 704 pages
  • ISBN : 0226561623
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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History of Western Civilization

History of Western Civilization
  • Author : William H. McNeill
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 15 April 2010
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Renowned historian William H. McNeil provides a brilliant narrative chronology of the development of Western civilization, representing its socio-political as well as cultural aspects. This sixth edition includes new material for the twentieth-century period and completely revised bibliographies. An invaluable tool for the study of Western civilization, the Handbook is an essential complement to readings in primary and secondary sources such as those in the nine-volume University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization.

Western Civilization, A Brief History

Western Civilization, A Brief History
  • Author : Marvin Perry
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release : 01 January 2015
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WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A BRIEF HISTORY, Eleventh Edition, maintains a firm grounding in political history, while covering intellectual history (particularly the significance of ideas and contributions) to a greater and deeper extent than any other text for the course. Author Marvin Perry's accessible writing style and flexible approach make this abridged version of WESTERN CIVILIZATION: IDEAS, POLITICS, AND SOCIETY an appealing survey text. Updated with more recent scholarship, the Eleventh Edition retains many popular features, including comparative timelines, full-color art essays,

Civilization

Civilization
  • Author : Niall Ferguson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 01 November 2011
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From the bestselling author of The Ascent of Money and The Square and the Tower “A dazzling history of Western ideas.” —The Economist “Mr. Ferguson tells his story with characteristic verve and an eye for the felicitous phrase.” —Wall Street Journal “[W]ritten with vitality and verve . . . a tour de force.” —Boston Globe Western civilization’s rise to global dominance is the single most important historical phenomenon of the past five centuries. How did the West overtake its Eastern rivals?

The Collapse of Western Civilization

The Collapse of Western Civilization
  • Author : Naomi Oreskes,Erik M. Conway
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release : 01 July 2014
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The year is 2393, and the world is almost unrecognizable. Clear warnings of climate catastrophe went ignored for decades, leading to soaring temperatures, rising sea levels, widespread drought and—finally—the disaster now known as the Great Collapse of 2093, when the disintegration of the West Antarctica Ice Sheet led to mass migration and a complete reshuffling of the global order. Writing from the Second People's Republic of China on the 300th anniversary of the Great Collapse, a senior scholar presents a

The House of Wisdom

The House of Wisdom
  • Author : Jonathan Lyons
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release : 04 April 2010
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Traces the scientific and philosophical achievements of medieval Arab scholars, exploring such topics as the advances of a group of minds from the royal library of Baghdad and the invaluable contributions they made to Western culture and the Renaissance era.

The Essential Guide to Western Civilization

The Essential Guide to Western Civilization
  • Author : Nicholas L. Waddy
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 28 November 2017
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The Essential Guide to Western Civilization offers a concise overview of European history developed to suit the undergraduate Western Civilization curriculum. Author Nicholas L. Waddy provides an accessible account of major developments in European history in a flexible format. The book will serve as a core text for instructors wishing to build a syllabus including primary sources, articles, and visual materials of their own choosing. Discussion questions and a list of key terms at the end of each chapter will

Cheese and Culture

Cheese and Culture
  • Author : Paul Kindstedt
  • Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing Company
  • Release : 28 November 2021
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Behind every traditional type of cheese there is a fascinating story. By examining the role of the cheesemaker throughout world history and by understanding a few basic principles of cheese science and technology, we can see how different cheeses have been shaped by and tailored to their surrounding environment, as well as defined by their social and cultural context. Cheese and Culture endeavors to advance our appreciation of cheese origins by viewing human history through the eyes of a cheese

Music in Western Civilization

Music in Western Civilization
  • Author : Craig Wright,Bryan R. Simms
  • Publisher : Schirmer Books
  • Release : 28 November 2021
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"Music in Western Civilization, Media Update combines superior scholarship with pedagogy that helps students master the difficult and exhaustive material covered in the music history course. Its lively narrative discusses the 'place' of music history. Short chapters make material easier for students to study and enable instructors to pick and choose the repertoire they wish to emphasize"--Publisher's website.

The Hebrew Impact on Western Civilization

The Hebrew Impact on Western Civilization
  • Author : Dagobert D. Runes
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 26 May 2015
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An eye-opening classic volume on the enduring cultural impact of the Jewish people This authoritative work considers the creative and cultural influence of the Jews throughout our time. At more than 800 pages, D. D. Runes has complied a mid-twentieth century account of the various contributions in many spheres in which the Jews have had an impact on western civilization. Eminent scholars consider the ways in which the Jews contributed toward the making of modern society and helped in raising human

Cultural Memory and Western Civilization

Cultural Memory and Western Civilization
  • Author : Aleida Assmann
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 14 November 2011
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Cultures invest great efforts into creating a long-term memory on the basis of oral transmission, media technology, and institutional frameworks. This book provides an introduction to the concept of cultural memory, focusing on the "arts" of its construction, particularly various media such as writing, images, bodily practices, places, and monuments. Examining the period from the European Renaissance to the present, Aleida Assmann reveals the close association between cultural memory and the arts, arguing that the artists who have supplemented, criticized,

The WEIRDest People in the World

The WEIRDest People in the World
  • Author : Joseph Henrich
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release : 08 September 2020
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A New York Times Notable Book of 2020 A Bloomberg Best Non-Fiction Book of 2020 A Behavioral Scientist Notable Book of 2020 A Human Behavior & Evolution Society Must-Read Popular Evolution Book of 2020 A bold, epic account of how the co-evolution of psychology and culture created the peculiar Western mind that has profoundly shaped the modern world. Perhaps you are WEIRD: raised in a society that is Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic. If so, you’re rather psychologically peculiar. Unlike much of the

Western Civilization

Western Civilization
  • Author : Margaret L. King
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release : 28 November 2021
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For courses in Introductory Western Civilization or European or Western History. This text explains why Western civilization is worth knowing about. It takes a consistently topical approach, stressing social and cultural themes in conjunction with the political narrative, and incorporates significant discussion of peoples and civilizations outside the boundaries of the West.

Western Civilizations

Western Civilizations
  • Author : Joshua Cole,Carol Symes
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 17 January 2020
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Used by more than a million students since its original publication, Western Civilizations became the leading text for the course by combining historical scholarship with classroom innovation. Master scholars/teachers Joshua Cole and Carol Symes enhance coverage of the West in a global context with a new focus on migration and nationalism. Dynamic digital resources, including award-winning InQuizitive activities and new History Skills Tutorials for every chapter, guide students from basic understanding basics to analysis and interpretation.