Western Civilization: Ideas, Politics, and Society by Marvin PerryThis text presents the Western intellectual tradition within a chronology of political history. Its accessible writing style appeals to students and instructors because of its brevity, simplicity of presentation, selective choice of content, and clear explanations.Comparative timelines appear at the end of each text part to show the relationship between the political and intellectual history of the West. A full-color map with an essay on physical geography appears at the beginning of each volume to help students orient themselves to European geography. Primary source excerpts integrated throughout the narrative show students the materials that historians work with every day.
Western Civilization: Ideas, Politics, and Society, Volume I: To 1789 / Edition 10
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Perry's scholarly work focuses on the history of ideas. James R. Margaret C. Jacob is a well-known scholar in early modern European history, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She currently teaches in the history department at UCLA. Western Civilization: Ideas, Politics, and Society.
Readers appreciate the book's accessible writing style as well as its brevity, clarity, and careful selection of content. Updated with more recent scholarship, the eleventh edition retains many popular features that help readers absorb and understand the material, including comparative timelines, full-color art essays, and profile and primary source boxes in each chapter. Read more Read less. Amazon Global Store US International products have separate terms, are sold from abroad and may differ from local products, including fit, age ratings, and language of product, labeling or instructions. Manufacturer warranty may not apply Learn more about Amazon Global Store.