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Western Civilization: Ideas, Politics, and Society: Since 1400

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WESTERN CIVILIZATION, 9th Edition 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 ...more
Paperback, 672 pages
Published October 1st 2008 by Cengage Learning (first published January 1st 1981)
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This is a collection of original works that had great philosophical and historical significance for each of the represented periods. Each work is preceded by a brief description that serves to contextualize the statements and opinions presented by the author(s). I've become interested in the changing attitudes about science throughout history (and more generally, changing attitudes regarding rationality and subconscious drives/desires). This collection features works by Freud, Nietzsche, Darwin, ...more
This is an amazing book. It is very well written and informative. The author includes historical back story, so the descriptions of history are very well rooted in many aspects of life from ancient times to the enlightenment.
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school text. typical liberal PC crap.
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Marvin Perry was a professor of history at Baruch College, City University of New York.
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