The Great Documents of Western Civilization

103 selected documents illustrating the history of Western man, from the correspondence between Pliny and Trajan in A.D. 112, to the U.N. Charter in 1945.

The Great Documents of Western Civilization

103 selected documents illustrating the history of Western man, from the correspondence between Pliny and Trajan in A.D. 112, to the U.N. Charter in 1945.

Documents of Western Civilization To 1715

Prepared by Candace Gregory of California State University, Sacramento this reader contains an overview of "How to Read a Document" to help students get started and is followed by 76 carefully chosen documents including the Law Code of ...

Documents of Western Civilization  To 1715

Prepared by Candace Gregory of California State University, Sacramento this reader contains an overview of "How to Read a Document" to help students get started and is followed by 76 carefully chosen documents including the Law Code of Hammurabi, The Apology of Plato, Twelve Tables, "Dinner with Trimalchio," Petronius, Defense of Christianity, St. Augustine, Magna Carta, Charlemagne's Wars of Conquest , "Court of the Great Khan," Marco Polo, Copernican Theory and many more. Each reading is accompanied by thought-provoking discussion questions to encourage critical thinking and to make the readings easy to assign. Prepared by Candace Gregory of California State University, Sacramento this reader contains an overview of "How to Read a Document" to help students get started and is followed by 76 carefully chosen documents including the Law Code of Hammurabi, The Apology of Plato, Twelve Tables, "Dinner with Trimalchio," Petronius, Defense of Christianity, St. Augustine, Magna Carta, Charlemagne's Wars of Conquest , "Court of the Great Khan," Marco Polo, Copernican Theory and many more. Each reading is accompanied by thought-provoking discussion questions to encourage critical thinking and to make the readings easy to assign.

Documents in Western Civilization

Documents in Western Civilization provides students with a collection of primary source documents in Western Civilization, presented in chronological order to aid students in placing these documents in historical context.

Documents in Western Civilization

Documents in Western Civilization provides students with a collection of primary source documents in Western Civilization, presented in chronological order to aid students in placing these documents in historical context.

Documents of Western Civilization

Contains a broad selection of carefully chosen documents. This reader can accompany any Western civilization text. (Package item ONLY.)

Documents of Western Civilization

Contains a broad selection of carefully chosen documents. This reader can accompany any Western civilization text. (Package item ONLY.)

Western Civilization A Brief History

This edition includes new historiographical sections along with updated scholarship and new images.

Western Civilization  A Brief History

This brief, best-selling Western Civilization text has helped thousands of students learn about the world they live in by exploring the story of its past. Jackson Spielvogel’s engaging chronological narrative and extensive inclusion of primary source documents weave the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military aspects of history into a gripping story that is as memorable as it is instructive. This edition includes new historiographical sections along with updated scholarship and new images. The textbook is available in the following split options: WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A BRIEF HISTORY, 9th EDITION COMPLETE, VOLUME I: TO 1715, and VOLUME II: SINCE 1500. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Sources of the West

"Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, " Seventh Edition, Volume II Mark Kishlansky, Harvard University "The Sources of the West has the best collection of documents that I have found.

Sources of the West

Sources of the West presents a well-balanced selection of readings that integrate coverage of social, economic, religious, and cultural history within a traditional, political framework. The text includes constitutional documents, political theory, philosophy, imaginative literature, and social description that raise significant issues for classroom discussions or lectures. By analyzing the voices of the past, readers can connect them to the present; learn to understand and respect other cultures; and think critically about history.

Western Civilization Sources Images and Interpretations Volume 2 Since 1660

This collection of primary, secondary, and visual sources for the Western Civilization survey course provides a broad introduction to the materials historians use, the interpretations historians make, and hundreds of years of Western ...

Western Civilization  Sources  Images  and Interpretations  Volume 2  Since 1660

This collection of primary, secondary, and visual sources for the Western Civilization survey course provides a broad introduction to the materials historians use, the interpretations historians make, and hundreds of years of Western civilization. Its broad selection of documents, photographs, maps, and charts, and its full array of accompanying commentaries--drawn from a balanced spectrum of perspectives and approaches--offer valuable insight into the work of historians and provide the context that helps students understand the texts' full historical significance.

Connecting with the Past

Connecting with the Past


Western Civilization in a Global Context The Modern Age

Topics covered include: - The American and French Revolutions - The Age of Nationalism - The New Imperialism - Two World Wars and the Interwar Crisis - The Cold War - Decolonization To aid student engagement and understanding, the book ...

Western Civilization in a Global Context  The Modern Age

Western Civilization in a Global Context is a source collection that introduces a comparative element to the study of Western civilization, offering students an opportunity to explore non-Western perspectives. An interesting and provocative set of readings are included, from a range of primary sources, including official documents, historical writings, literary sources, letters, speeches, interviews as well as visual sources. These different sources are carefully selected with a view to generating class discussion and to provide students with a sense of the different approaches historians might take to understanding the past. Volume II covers the modern period, from the Enlightenment to the 21st century, including sources that help gain insight into the political, social, religious, cultural and intellectual history of this period. Topics covered include: - The American and French Revolutions - The Age of Nationalism - The New Imperialism - Two World Wars and the Interwar Crisis - The Cold War - Decolonization To aid student engagement and understanding, the book begins with a guide to using primary sources and includes questions for discussion throughout. Western Civilization in a Global Context is the ideal companion for students who want to explore the contribution of non-Western cultures, and gain a more thorough understand the complex history of the world as a result.

The Western Heritage Prentice Hall Primary Source Documents in Western Civilization

This package contains the following components: -020572891X: Western Heritage, The: Teaching and Learning Classroom Edition, Combined Volume -0131344072: Prentice Hall Primary Source: Documents in Western Civilization DVD

The Western Heritage   Prentice Hall Primary Source  Documents in Western Civilization

This package contains the following components: -020572891X: Western Heritage, The: Teaching and Learning Classroom Edition, Combined Volume -0131344072: Prentice Hall Primary Source: Documents in Western Civilization DVD

Western Civilization in a Global Context

Topics covered include: - The Rise of Rome - Byzantine Civilization - The Renaissance in Europe and China - Religious Reformation - European Expansion - The Scientific Revolution To aid student engagement and understanding, the book begins ...

Western Civilization in a Global Context


Western Civilization Sources Images and Interpretations Volume 2 Since 1660

This collection of primary, secondary, and visual sources for the Western Civilization survey course provides a broad introduction to the materials historians use, the interpretations historians make, and hundreds of years of Western ...

Western Civilization  Sources Images and Interpretations Volume 2 Since 1660

This collection of primary, secondary, and visual sources for the Western Civilization survey course provides a broad introduction to the materials historians use, the interpretations historians make, and hundreds of years of Western civilization. Its broad selection of documents, photographs, maps, and charts, and its full array of accompanying commentaries--drawn from a balanced spectrum of perspectives and approaches--offer valuable insight into the work of historians and provide the context that helps students understand the texts' full historical significance.