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Western Civilization : The Continuing Experiment, Brief Edition, Volume II - 99 edition

Western Civilization : The Continuing Experiment, Brief Edition, Volume II (ISBN10: 0395885507; ISBN13: 9780395885505)
ISBN13: 978-0395885505
ISBN10: 0395885507

Summary: Carefully edited and rewritten to retain the key coverage of the original text, Western Civilization: The Continuing Experiment, Brief, presents a strong chronological and political framework and seamlessly integrates the social and cultural forces that have shaped the western past. Two related main 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, so
cial, cultural, political, symbolic, and real.
  • ''Questions and Ideas to Consider,'' following each chapter-opening vignette, help students focus on important issues.
  • ''West in the World'' theme explores the roles of the frontier and non-European regions, revealing and explaining the shifting boundaries and meanings of ''the West.''
  • ''Encounters'' boxes are a primary source feature that highlights the West in the World theme, engaging the student in a lively discussion of how the West influenced and was influenced by the non-West.
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Summary: Carefully edited and rewritten to retain the key coverage of the original text, Western Civilization: The Continuing Experiment, Brief, presents a strong chronological and political framework and seamlessly integrates the social and cultural forces that have shaped the western past. Two related main 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, political, symbolic, and real.
  • ''Questions and Ideas to Consider,'' following each chapter-opening vignette, help students focus on important issues.
  • ''West in the World'' theme explores the roles of the frontier and non-European regions, revealing and explaining the shifting boundaries and meanings of ''the West.''
  • ''Encounters'' boxes are a primary source feature that highlights the West in the World theme, engaging the student in a lively discussion of how the West influenced and was influenced by the non-West.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 99
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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Year Published: 1999
International: No

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