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Western Civilization: Volume I: To 1715

3.62 of 5 stars 3.62  ·  rating details  ·  53 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Best-selling text, WESTERN CIVILIZATION has helped over one million students learn about the present by exploring the past. Jack Spielvogel's engaging, chronological narrative weaves the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military aspects of history into a gripping story that is as memorable as it is instructive. Each chapter offers a subst ...more
Paperback, 528 pages
Published January 10th 2005 by Wadsworth Publishing (first published October 1st 1996)
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McKenna
Great textbook for history with a great mix of primary sources added in!
Robin Hatcher
I thoroughly enjoyed studying this textbook. It seemed very fair and balanced in its presentation and is written in an easy to understand style. Covering this much information in a single semester made it difficult to spend much time in any single time or place. But that isn't the fault of the book, just the nature of a college class.
Anna-Kathrin
The texts are easily understandable even for people who haven't taken a history class before. The book is clearly structured and explains things very well.

I have always like the subject of history, but after reading this book, I would even say that it now fascinates me. This book told me so many new and interesting things.
Doug
Jul 01, 2008 Doug rated it 3 of 5 stars
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Okay book. It's difficult to pack thousands of years of history into a book a few hundred pages long.
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