Western Civilization: A Brief History, Sixth Edition (v. 1 & 2)

ISBN-13: 9780618739004

ISBN-10: 0618739009

Author: Marvin Perry

Edition: 6

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Wadsworth Publishing
Paperback 560 pages
History, Law
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Acknowledged author Marvin Perry wrote Western Civilization: A Brief History, Sixth Edition (v. 1 & 2) comprising 560 pages back in 2007. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0618739009 and 9780618739004. Since then Western Civilization: A Brief History, Sixth Edition (v. 1 & 2) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $23.82 or rent at the marketplace.


Western Civilization: A Brief History, 6/e, maintains a firm grounding in political history, while covering intellectual history (particularly the significance of ideas and contributions) to a greater and deeper extent than any other text for the course. Author Marvin Perry's accessible writing style and flexible approach make this abridged version of Western Civilization: Ideas, Politics and Society an engaging text for instructors and students of the Western Civilization survey course. The Sixth Edition incorporates current scholarship and new material on the First Crusade, the treatment of Jews, Christianity and classical humanism, and a fully revised and expanded section on "The Enlightenment and the Modern Mentality." Additional content highlights Muslim artistic and cultural contributions, the French Revolution and Reign of Terror, modern artists, the Russian Revolution, and the battles of World War II.