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    DescriptionBased on the highly acclaimed "A History of Western Society," this Brief Edition offers a welcome new approach for today's classrooms. A full-color design, extensive learning aids, rich illustration program, and affordable price combine with lively, descriptive writing and compelling first-hand accounts to provide the most vivid account available in a concise edition of what life was like for peoples of the past.


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    Title
    Western Society: A Brief History
    Subtitle
    Volume I: From Antiquity to Enlightenment
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) University John P McKay, By (author) University Bennett D Hill, By (author) University John Buckler, By (author) University Clare Haru Crowston, By (author) University Merry E Wiesner-Hanks
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 457
    Width: 201 mm
    Height: 251 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 862 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780312683009
    ISBN 10: 0312683006
    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
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    DC21: 909.09821
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 909.09821
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS000000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: CB245 .W4848 2010
    BISAC V2.8: HIS039000
    Thema V1.0: NH
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, maps
    Publisher
    BEDFORD BOOKS
    Imprint name
    BEDFORD BOOKS
    Publication date
    06 January 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Boston, Mass
    Author Information
    John P. McKay, Professor of History at the University of Illinois, received his Ph.D. from the University of Columbia, Berkeley in 1968. Author of three books, he won the Herbert Baxter Adams Award from the American Historical Association with his Pioneers for Profit. He is a Senior Fulbright Fellow and recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship. Bennett D. Hill (deceased), a former Chairman and Professor of History at the University of Illinois, received his Ph.D. from Princeton in 1963. He taught at the University of Maryland and was most recently a visiting professor at Georgetown University. He published two books and many journal articles. John Buckler, a Professor of History at the University of Illinois, earned his doctorate at Harvard University in 1973. He has published numerous journal articles and written a monograph, "The Theban Hegemony," published by Harvard University Press. Clare H. Crowston, Associate Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, earned her B.A. in 1985 from McGill University and her Ph.D. in 1996 from Cornell University. The author of many articles, she has also written "Fabricating Women: The Seamstresses of Old Regime France, 1675-1791" (Duke University Press, 2001), which won two awards, the Berkshire Prize and the Hagley Prize. She is a past-President of the Society for French Historical Studies and a former chair of the Pinkney Prize Committee. Merry Wiesner-Hanks, UWM Distinguished Professor at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, earned her B.A. from Grinnell College in 1973 and her Ph.D. in 1979 at University of Wisconsin - Madison. She is the co-editor of the "Sixteenth Century Journal" and the author or editor of nineteen books and many articles that have appeared in many languages. She is currently the Chief Reader for Advanced Placement World History.