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    Description"The Making of the West "offers a geographically and culturally expansive conception of the West that prepares students to understand today's globalized world. Its integrated chronological narrative makes the impact of historical developments clear by highlighting the interconnections among the politics, people, and ideas of a specific period. From the book's conception, the authors -- a team of renowned scholars and expert teachers -- have worked to provide a new vision of the West based on cutting-edge scholarship. The narrative -- enhanced by a rich and informative art and map program -- distills the latest research and consistently treats topics underserved in other books: the West in global perspective, high and popular art and culture, and gender.


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    Title
    The Making of the West
    Subtitle
    Peoples and Cultures
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) University Lynn Hunt, By (author) Professor Thomas R Martin, By (author) Barbara H Rosenwein, By (author) R Po-Chia Hsia, By (author) Bonnie G Smith
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 984
    Width: 220 mm
    Height: 281 mm
    Thickness: 41 mm
    Weight: 2,477 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780312452940
    ISBN 10: 0312452942
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    BIC E4L: HIS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.0
    DC21: 909
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    DC22: 909
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15590
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Subject Code: T1
    Libri: I-T1
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA1
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    LC subject heading: ,
    Abridged Dewey: 900
    B&T Approval Code: A14200000, A14530000
    BISAC V2.8: HIS000000
    LC classification: CB245 .M34 2009
    BISAC V2.8: HIS039000
    Edition
    3
    Edition statement
    3rd
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, maps, figures
    Publisher
    BEDFORD BOOKS
    Imprint name
    BEDFORD BOOKS
    Publication date
    20 February 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Boston, MA
    Author Information
    LYNN HUNT (Ph.D., Stanford University) is Eugen Weber Professor of Modern European History at University of California at Los Angeles. She is the author or editor of several books, including "The Family Romance of the French Revolution" (1992) and "Inventing Human Rights: A History" (2007). She is currently researching changing attitudes toward religion in early eighteenth-century Europe. THOMAS R. MARTIN (Ph.D., Harvard University) is Jeremiah O'Connor Professor in Classics at the College of the Holy Cross. He is the author of "Sovereignty and Coinage in Classical Greece" (1985) and "Ancient Greece" (1996, 2000) and is one of the originators of "Perseus: Interactive Sources and Studies on Ancient Greece" (www.perseus.tufts.edu). He is currently conducting research on the history and significance of freedom of speech in Athenian democracy. BARBARA H. ROSENWEIN (Ph.D., University of Chicago) is professor of history at Loyola University Chicago. She is the author or editor of several books including "A Short History of the Middle Ages" (2001; 2004) and "Emotional Communities in the Early Middle Ages" (2006). She is currently working on a general history of the emotions in the West. R. PO-CHIA HSIA (Ph.D., Yale University) is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of History at Pennsylvania State University. He is the author or editor of several books including "The Myth of Ritual Murder: Jews and Magic in Reformation Germany" (1988) and "The World of the Catholic Renewal" (1997). Currently he is working on a study of the history of cultural encounter between Counter-Reformation Europe and the Ming and Qing empires. BONNIE G. SMITH (Ph.D., University of Rochester) is Board of Governors Distinguished Professor of History at Rutgers University. She is author or editor of several books including "Ladies of the Leisure Class" (1981); "The Gender of History: Men, Women and Historical Practice" (1998); and" The""Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History" (2007). Currently she is studying the globalization of European culture and society since the seventeenth century.