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    DescriptionWestern Civilization, 9/e covers the Western intellectual tradition and the significance of its ideas within a political history chronology. Known for its accessible writing style, this text appeals to students and instructors alike for its brevity, clarity, and careful selection of content including its enhanced focus on religion and philosophy. Updated with more recent scholarship, the Ninth Edition retains many popular features, including comparative timelines and full-color maps with physical geography essays. New technology resources, including an interactive eBook and CL HistorySpace with Eduspace, make learning more engaging and instruction more efficient.


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    Title
    Western Civilization
    Subtitle
    Ideas, Politics, and Society, Comprehensive
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Marvin Perry, By (author) Margaret C. Jacob, By (author) James Jacob
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 976
    Width: 188 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 42 mm
    Weight: 1,560 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780547147017
    ISBN 10: 0547147015
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HIS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.0
    BIC subject category V2: HB
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Subject Code: T1
    Libri: I-T1
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    DC21: 909.09821
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 909.09821
    LC classification: CB245 .W4834 2009
    BISAC V2.8: HIS039000
    Thema V1.0: NH, NHTB
    Edition
    9, Revised
    Edition statement
    9th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, maps
    Publisher
    Cengage Learning, Inc
    Imprint name
    HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
    Publication date
    28 November 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Boston
    Table of contents
    I. The Ancient World: Foundation of the West to A.D. 500 1. The Ancient Near East: The First Civilizations Prehistory The Rise to Civilization Mesopotamian Civilization Egyptian Civilization Profile: Hatchepsut Empire Builders The Religious Orientation of the Near East Primary Source: Mythical Thinking 2. The Hebrews: A New View of God and the Individual Outline of Hebrew History God: One, Sovereign, Transcendent, Good The Individual and Moral Autonomy The Covenant and the Law The Hebrew Idea of History The Prophets Profile: Jeremiah The Legacy of the Ancient Jews Primary Source: Isaiah and Social Justice 3. The Greek City-State: Democratic Politics Early Aegean Civilizations The Rise of Hellenic Civilization Evolution of the City-State Athenian Greatness The Decline of the Ciry-States The Dilemma of Greek Politics Profile: Demosthenes Primary Source: Pericles on Athenian Greatness 4. Greek Thought: From Myth to Reason Philosophy Art Poetry and Drama Profile: Hesiod History The Greek Achievement: Reason, Freedom, Humanism Primary Source: Euripides: Medea 5. The Hellenistic Age: Cultural Diffusion Alexander the Great Hellenistic Society Hellenistic Culture Profile: Polybius The Hellenistic Legacy Primary Source: Epicureanism: Living Well 6. The Roman Republic: City-State to World Empire Evolution of the Roman Constitution Roman Expansion to 146 B.C. Culture in the Republic Collapse of the Republic Profile: Cleopatra Primary Source: Polybius: The Roman Army 7. The Roman Empire: A World-State Augustus and the Foundations of the Roman Empire The Pax Romana Profile: Epictetus Signs of Trouble The Decline of Rome The Roman Legacy Primary Source: Aelius Aristides: The Blessings of the Pax Romana 8. Early Christianity: A World Religion Origins of Christianity The Spread and Triumph of Christianity Profile: Blandina The Growth of Christian Organization, Doctrine, and Attitudes Saint Augustine: The Christian World-View Christianity and Classical Humanism: Alternative World-Views Primary Source: Saint Benedict of Nursia: The Christian Way of Life II. The Middle Ages: The Christian Centuries, 500-1400 9. The Heirs of Rome: Byzantium, Islam, and Latin Christendom Byzantine Civilization: The Medieval Christian East Islamic Civilization: Its Development and Dissemination Latin Christendom: The Rise of Europe Art Essay