History of Western Civilization

History of Western Civilization

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Renowned historian William H. McNeil provides a brilliant narrative chronology of the development of Western civilization, representing its socio-political as well as cultural aspects. This sixth edition includes new material for the twentieth-century period and completely revised bibliographies. An invaluable tool for the study of Western civilization, the Handbook is an essential complement to readings in primary and secondary sources such as those in the nine-volume University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization.show more

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  • Paperback | 704 pages
  • 149.86 x 223.52 x 45.72mm | 952.54g
  • The University of Chicago Press
  • University of Chicago Press
  • Chicago, IL, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 111 halftones, 73 maps
  • 0226561607
  • 9780226561608
  • 96,379

About William H. McNeill

William H. McNeill received his BA (1938) and MA (1939) degrees from the University of Chicago, where he taught from 1947 until his recent retirement. His books include Mythistory and Other Essays, The Pursuit of Power, and The Rise of the West, all published by the University of Chicago Press.show more

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