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The Western Experience
Mortimer Chambers
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The Western Experience

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This survey for the Western Civilization course has attained much prestige and a reputation for excellence over the last six editions. It offers a strong political narrative with balanced coverage of social, cultural/intellectual, economic and women's history. The scholarship is second to none. THE WESTERN EXPERIENCE provides an interpretive and analytical approach which w ...more
Published (first published 1974)
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This is a great textbook for anyone interested in the Western history/ European history. There was even a quite a large focus on Eastern European and even the Ottoman Empire's influence on western European history as well.

There are many colorful maps and images, which add to the narrative, perhaps many past events are in summary-type versions, but I'm a reader not a historian so it didn't bother me.

This is divided into 17 sections:

The First Civilizations
The Forming of Greek Civilization
asdfghj this took me forever to finish
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