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Perspectives from the Past, Volume 2: Primary Sources in Western Civilizations: From the Age of Exploration Through Contemporary Times

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The wealth of selections accommodates most any course curriculum, and the readings may be used on their own or in conjunction with a textbook.
Paperback, 884 pages
Published January 23rd 2009 by W. W. Norton & Company
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From what I can tell so far this book is a great supplement to my Humanities text. It is full of great resources that Fiero pinpoints in her book as "landmarks" and each author has a great introduction and even review questions.
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Well, I can't say much on this particular book. I liked it and I disliked it at the same time. Why? Some of the readings were hard to understand. Others were just plain boring-- which I get; it's history, it can be boring. But at the same time, more interesting sources could have been picked for students.

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I'll admit, I had a hard time in the class I had to read this book for, so most likely I'll avoid re-reading this book. If you're going to go be a historian and are interested, kudos t
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