Author: Marvin Perry, Genre: History, Total Page: 560, Publisher: Cengage Learning, ISBN: 9781285657592

With a collection of over 375 sources, each accompanied by an introductory essay and review questions, this two-volume primary source reader emphasizes the intellectual history and values of the Western tradition. Sources are grouped around important themes in European history--such as religion, education, and art and culture--so that readers can analyze and compare multiple documents. The ninth edition features additional sources by and about women, completely revised chapters on modern Europe and its place in the contemporary world, and updates to introductions and review questions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Author: Marvin Perry, Genre: History, Total Page: 709, Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division, ISBN: 0618004769

Western Civilisation: a Brief History 4/e emphasises the history of ideas, presented within a political chronology. Perry's distinctive writing style and unique approach, which addresses the significance of ideas and contributions, make this text a comprehensible and engaging text for the Western civilisation survey course. Updated coverage of the post - Cold War era includes new material on the Kosovo crisis, the East Asian economic crisis and the expanding role of global agencies such as the UN and the EU.

Author: Marvin Perry, Genre: History, Total Page: , Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing, ISBN: 133739761X

Take a seat on the front lines of the past, and experience history and the evolution of Western thought from the perspectives of everyday citizens, prominent public figures, celebrated authors and philosophers, and more. This collection of over 400 primary sources -- with introductory essays to help you get the most out of each reading, and review questions to help you check your understanding -- emphasizes the intellectual history and values of the Western tradition. Sources are grouped around important themes in European history, including developments in intellectual and religious thought, warfare, revolution, and socio-economic change. And because history is always in the making, you'll also find essays on current topics and vexing issues that you read about in the news, including the European Union, ISIS, and Muslim immigration in Europe.

Author: Peter Riesenberg, Genre: Political Science, Total Page: 348, Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press, ISBN: 9780807864128

Intended for both general readers and students, Peter Riesenberg's instructive book surveys Western ideas of citizenship from Greek antiquity to the French Revolution. It is striking to observe the persistence of important civic ideals and institutions over a period of 2,500 years and to learn how those ideals and institutions traveled over space and time, from the ancient Mediterranean to early modern France, England, and America.

Author: Eugen Weber, Genre: Civilization, Western, Total Page: 919, Publisher: D.C. Heath, ISBN: UOM:49015001396697

Author: Marvin Perry, Genre: History, Total Page: 230, Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company, ISBN: 0395848148

This reader provides a balanced approach to the Humanities course by focusing on intellectual history. Highlighting the human aspect of great artists and thinkers, this text's coverage spans from the Greco-Roman and Judeo-Christian heritage to Modernism and beyond. This book follows the organization of The Humanities in the Western Tradition text, yet may be used to supplement other humanities texts.

Author: Hooman Koliji, Genre: Architecture, Total Page: 256, Publisher: Routledge, ISBN: 9781317117698

Contemporary technical architectural drawings, in establishing a direct relationship between the drawing and its object, tend to privilege the visible physical world at the expense of the invisible intangible ideas and concepts, including that of the designer’s imagination. As a result, drawing may become a utilitarian tool for documentation, devoid of any meaningful value in terms of a kind of knowledge that could potentially link the visible and invisible. This book argues that design drawings should be recognized as intermediaries, mediating between the world of ideas and the world of things, spanning the intangible and tangible. The notion of the 'Imaginal' as an intermediary between the invisible and visible is discussed, showing how architectural drawings lend themselves to this notion by performing as creative agents contributing not only to the physical world but also penetrating the realm of concepts. The book argues that this 'in-between' quality to architectural drawing is essential and that it is critical to perceive drawings as subtle bodies that hold physical attributes (for example, form, proportion, color), highly evocative, yet with no matter. Focusing on Islamic geometric architectural drawings, both historical and contemporary, it draws on key philosophical and conceptual notions of imagination from the Islamic tradition as these relate to the creative act. In doing so, this book not only makes important insights into the design process and act of architectural representation, but more broadly it adds to debates on philosophies of the imagination, linking both Western and Islamic traditions.

Author: Gary B. Ferngren, Genre: , Total Page: 608, Publisher: Routledge, ISBN: 1138867837

First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Author: Nicholas Campion, Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit, Total Page: 696, Publisher: Penguin Group USA, ISBN: WISC:89056079908

This panoramic investigation of political and historical thought extends from ancient Mesopotamian times to the present day, and raises important questions about the nature and function of political prophecy in late twentieth-century society.

Author: Thomas F. X. Noble, Genre: Education, Total Page: 560, Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company, ISBN: 1133610153

Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this text is an economically priced version of WESTERN CIVILIZATION: BEYOND BOUNDARIES, 7e. The Advantage Edition offers the high level of scholarship and engaging narrative of the full text, while limiting the number of features, images, and maps. Each volume is packaged in a paperback, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. Like its full-length counterpart, the Advantage Edition of WESTERN CIVILIZATION encompasses the full social and political story of Western Civilization within a wider definition of Europe that includes Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, and European frontiers. The text emphasizes Europe's interaction with the world and encourages readers to question why and how history unfolded as it did.