Western Civilizations

Western Civilizations
Author: Joshua Cole,Carol Symes
Pages: 880
ISBN: 0393419029
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Release: 2020-01-17
Editor: W. W. Norton
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Used by more than a million students since its original publication, Western Civilizations became the leading text for the course by combining historical scholarship with classroom innovation. Master scholars/teachers Joshua Cole and Carol Symes enhance coverage of the West in a global context with a new focus on migration and nationalism. Dynamic digital resources, including award-winning InQuizitive activities and new History Skills Tutorials for every chapter, guide students from basic understanding basics to analysis and interpretation.

Western Civilizations

Western Civilizations
Author: Joshua Cole,Carol Symes
Pages: 656
ISBN: 039326534X
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Release: 2015-10-01
Editor: W. W. Norton
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

The most pedagogically innovative brief text now connecting western civilizations to broader global contexts and students own experiences."

West Civ 5e Br V1 Pa W eits

West Civ 5e Br V1 Pa W eits
Author: Joshua Cole,Carol Symes
Pages: 704
ISBN: 0393418979
Available:
Release: 2020-01-17
Editor: W. W. Norton
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Used by more than a million students since its original publication, Western Civilizations became the leading text for the course by combining historical scholarship with classroom innovation. Master scholars/teachers Joshua Cole and Carol Symes enhance coverage of the West in a global context with a new focus on migration and nationalism. Dynamic digital resources, including award-winning InQuizitive activities and new History Skills Tutorials for every chapter, guide students from basic understanding basics to analysis and interpretation.

The Essential Guide to Western Civilization

The Essential Guide to Western Civilization
Author: Nicholas L. Waddy
Pages: 412
ISBN: 9781351689595
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Release: 2017-11-28
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The Essential Guide to Western Civilization offers a concise overview of European history developed to suit the undergraduate Western Civilization curriculum. Author Nicholas L. Waddy provides an accessible account of major developments in European history in a flexible format. The book will serve as a core text for instructors wishing to build a syllabus including primary sources, articles, and visual materials of their own choosing. Discussion questions and a list of key terms at the end of each chapter will help to guide conversation and assist students in navigating the Western Civilization survey.

Western Civilizations

Western Civilizations
Author: Joshua Cole,Carol Symes
Pages: 928
ISBN: 0393614875
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Release: 2016-06-22
Editor: W. W. Norton
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The most pedagogically innovative brief text--now connecting western civilizations to broader global contexts and students' own experiences.

History of Western Civilization

History of Western Civilization
Author: William H. McNeill
Pages: 704
ISBN: 0226561623
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Release: 2010-04-15
Editor: University of Chicago Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

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.

The Uniqueness of Western Civilization

The Uniqueness of Western Civilization
Author: Ricardo Duchesne
Pages: 527
ISBN: 9789004192485
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Release: 2011-02-07
Editor: BRILL
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

After challenging the multicultural effort to “provincialize” the history of Western civilization, this book argues that the roots of the West’s exceptional creativity should be traced back to the uniquely aristocratic warlike culture of Indo-European speakers.

Western Civilizations

Western Civilizations
Author: Joshua Cole,Carol Symes
Pages: 1152
ISBN: 0393614301
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Release: 2016-12-01
Editor: W. W. Norton
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

The most pedagogically innovative text and media for the western civilizations course now more current, more global, and more interactive."

Civilization

Civilization
Author: Niall Ferguson
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9781101548028
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Release: 2011-11-01
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From the bestselling author of The Ascent of Money and The Square and the Tower Western civilization’s rise to global dominance is the single most important historical phenomenon of the past five centuries. How did the West overtake its Eastern rivals? And has the zenith of Western power now passed? Acclaimed historian Niall Ferguson argues that beginning in the fifteenth century, the West developed six powerful new concepts, or “killer applications”—competition, science, the rule of law, modern medicine, consumerism, and the work ethic—that the Rest lacked, allowing it to surge past all other competitors. Yet now, Ferguson shows how the Rest have downloaded the killer apps the West once monopolized, while the West has literally lost faith in itself. Chronicling the rise and fall of empires alongside clashes (and fusions) of civilizations, Civilization: The West and the Rest recasts world history with force and wit. Boldly argued and teeming with memorable characters, this is Ferguson at his very best.

Western Civilizations Their History and Their Culture

Western Civilizations  Their History and Their Culture
Author: Edward McNall Burns
Pages: 1040
ISBN: IND:30000104179670
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Release: 1968
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

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Western Civilizations

Western Civilizations
Author: Joshua Cole,Carol Symes
Pages: 656
ISBN: 039361431X
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Release: 2017-07
Editor: W. W. Norton
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

The balanced narrative in Western Civilizations has been bolstered with new and current scholarship--highlighting new environmental history, more coverage of Central and Eastern Europe, and increased coverage of European and Muslim relations--making it the most up-to-date and relevant text for students. In addition, Cole and Symes have enhanced their pedagogically innovative text with new History Skills Tutorials, Interactive Instructor's Guide, and Norton InQuizitive for History, making the Nineteenth Edition a more interactive and effective teaching and learning tool.

The Collapse of Western Civilization

The Collapse of Western Civilization
Author: Naomi Oreskes,Erik M. Conway
Pages: 112
ISBN: 9780231537957
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Release: 2014-07-01
Editor: Columbia University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The year is 2393, and the world is almost unrecognizable. Clear warnings of climate catastrophe went ignored for decades, leading to soaring temperatures, rising sea levels, widespread drought and—finally—the disaster now known as the Great Collapse of 2093, when the disintegration of the West Antarctica Ice Sheet led to mass migration and a complete reshuffling of the global order. Writing from the Second People's Republic of China on the 300th anniversary of the Great Collapse, a senior scholar presents a gripping and deeply disturbing account of how the children of the Enlightenment—the political and economic elites of the so-called advanced industrial societies—failed to act, and so brought about the collapse of Western civilization. In this haunting, provocative work of science-based fiction, Naomi Oreskes and Eric M. Conway imagine a world devastated by climate change. Dramatizing the science in ways traditional nonfiction cannot, the book reasserts the importance of scientists and the work they do and reveals the self-serving interests of the so called "carbon combustion complex" that have turned the practice of science into political fodder. Based on sound scholarship and yet unafraid to speak boldly, this book provides a welcome moment of clarity amid the cacophony of climate change literature.

Western Civilizations

Western Civilizations
Author: Joshua Cole,Carol Symes,Judith Coffin,Robert Stacey
Pages: 480
ISBN: 0393934888
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Release: 2011-09
Editor: W. W. Norton
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

The best western civilizations text for emphasizing critical thinking, now in a brief edition.

Western Civilizations

Western Civilizations
Author: Joshua Cole,Carol Symes
Pages: 1248
ISBN: 0393418944
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Release: 2020-01-17
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Used by more than a million students since its original publication, Western Civilizations became the leading text for the course by combining historical scholarship with classroom innovation. Master scholars/teachers Joshua Cole and Carol Symes enhance coverage of the West in a global context with a new focus on migration and nationalism. Dynamic digital resources, including award-winning InQuizitive activities and new History Skills Tutorials for every chapter, guide students from basic understanding basics to analysis and interpretation.

Western Civilizations

Western Civilizations
Author: Joshua Cole,Carol Symes
Pages: 421
ISBN: 0393922162
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Release: 2013-10-02
Editor: W. W. Norton
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

A storytelling approach that engages students with features to help them master core content, think critically, and make connections.

The Decline of the West

The Decline of the West
Author: Oswald Spengler,Arthur Helps
Pages: 414
ISBN: 9781400097005
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Release: 2006
Editor: Vintage
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The late German historian considers all forms and movements of human affairs as he predicts the inevitable eclipse of Western civilization, in an abridged edition of the classic study, first published more than eighty years ago. Reprint.

The Collapse of Western Civilization

The Collapse of Western Civilization
Author: Naomi Oreskes,Erik M. Conway
Pages: 112
ISBN: 9780231169547
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Release: 2014-07-01
Editor: Columbia University Press
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

The year is 2393, and a senior scholar of the Second People's Republic of China presents a gripping and deeply disturbing account of how the children of the Enlightenment, the political and economic elites of the so-called advanced industrial societies, entered into a Penumbral period in the early decades of the twenty-first century, a time when sound science and rational discourse about global change were prohibited and clear warnings of climate catastrophe were ignored. What ensues when soaring temperatures, rising sea levels, drought, and mass migrations disrupt the global governmental and economic regimes? The Great Collapse of 2093. This work is an important title that will change how readers look at the world. Dramatizing climate change in ways traditional nonfiction cannot, this inventive, at times humorous work reasserts the importance of scientists and the work they do and reveals the self-serving interests of the so called Òcarbon industrial complexÓ that have turned the practice of sound science into political fodder. The authors conclude with a critique of the philosophical frameworks, most notably neo-liberalism, that do their part to hasten civilizationÕs demise. Based on sound scholarship yet unafraid to tilt at sacred cows in both science and policy, this book provides a welcome moment of clarity amid the cacophony of climate change literature. It includes a lexicon of historical and scientific terms that enriches the narrative and an interview with the authors.

Western Civilizations

Western Civilizations
Author: Joshua Cole,Carol Symes
Pages: 656
ISBN: 0393614891
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Release: 2016-05-03
Editor: W. W. Norton
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

The most pedagogically innovative brief text--now connecting western civilizations to broader global contexts and students' own experiences.

The WEIRDest People in the World

The WEIRDest People in the World
Author: Joseph Henrich
Pages: 704
ISBN: 9780374710453
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Release: 2020-09-08
Editor: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A New York Times Notable Book of 2020 A Bloomberg Best Non-Fiction Book of 2020 A Behavioral Scientist Notable Book of 2020 A Human Behavior & Evolution Society Must-Read Popular Evolution Book of 2020 A bold, epic account of how the co-evolution of psychology and culture created the peculiar Western mind that has profoundly shaped the modern world. Perhaps you are WEIRD: raised in a society that is Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic. If so, you’re rather psychologically peculiar. Unlike much of the world today, and most people who have ever lived, WEIRD people are highly individualistic, self-obsessed, control-oriented, nonconformist, and analytical. They focus on themselves—their attributes, accomplishments, and aspirations—over their relationships and social roles. How did WEIRD populations become so psychologically distinct? What role did these psychological differences play in the industrial revolution and the global expansion of Europe during the last few centuries? In The WEIRDest People in the World, Joseph Henrich draws on cutting-edge research in anthropology, psychology, economics, and evolutionary biology to explore these questions and more. He illuminates the origins and evolution of family structures, marriage, and religion, and the profound impact these cultural transformations had on human psychology. Mapping these shifts through ancient history and late antiquity, Henrich reveals that the most fundamental institutions of kinship and marriage changed dramatically under pressure from the Roman Catholic Church. It was these changes that gave rise to the WEIRD psychology that would coevolve with impersonal markets, occupational specialization, and free competition—laying the foundation for the modern world. Provocative and engaging in both its broad scope and its surprising details, The WEIRDest People in the World explores how culture, institutions, and psychology shape one another, and explains what this means for both our most personal sense of who we are as individuals and also the large-scale social, political, and economic forces that drive human history. Includes black-and-white illustrations.

Western Civilizations

Western Civilizations
Author: Edward McNall Burns
Pages: 958
ISBN: STANFORD:36105010389927
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Release: 1947
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

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