Western Civilization: Alternate Volume: Since 1300
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Author : Jackson J. Spielvogel

9781111342197

752 Pages  Paperback 

8th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2009, 2006, 2003

©2012 , Published

$112.50

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Best-selling author Jackson Spielvogel helped over one million students learn about the present by exploring the past. Spielvogel’s engaging, chronological narrative weaves the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military aspects of history into a gripping story that ... more

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Spielvogel provides a focused, consistent narrative throughout. The author is an award-winning teacher and scholar whose clear, lively, and informative writing style has made this up-to-date text so successful with students. Numerous testimonials state that a primary reason professors use this text ... more

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Expanded “Opposing Viewpoints.” This feature, which presents a comparison of two or three primary sources in order to facilitate student analysis of historical documents, has been expanded and now appears in every chapter. New topics include “Causes of the Black Death: Contemporary Views” (Chapter 1... more

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Teacher Supplements
CourseReader 0-30: Western Civilization Instant Access Code

COURSEREADER: WESTERN CIVILIZATION is Cengage Learning’s easy, affordable way to build your own online customizable reader. Through a partnership with Gale, COURSEREADER: WESTERN CIVILIZATION searches thousands of primary and secondary sources, readings, and audio and video clips from multiple disciplines. Select exactly and only the mater... more

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Document Exercise Workbook, Volume II

This is a two-volume collection of exercises based around primary sources, teaching students how to use documents and historiographic methods.

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Music of Western Civilization

Available free to adopters, this lecture-launcher CD is tied to icons in the book, directing readers to listen to pieces mentioned in the text. Provides a broad sampling of the important musical pieces of Western civilization. Available to students for a small fee.

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Doing History: Research and Writing in the Digital Age

DOING HISTORY: RESEARCHING AND WRITING IN THE DIGITAL AGE presents a "soup to nuts" approach to researching and writing about history, with an eye for making the most of current technology. The authors begin their straightforward approach with an overview of the discipline. Then, they lay out a systematic approach to research, cover how to anal... more

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Wadsworth Western Civilization Resource Center , InfoTrac® 2-Semester Instant Access Code

Wadsworth’s Western Civilization Resource Center gives your students access to a “virtual reader” with hundreds of primary sources, including speeches, letters, legal documents and transcripts, poems, maps, simulations, timelines, and additional images that bring history to life. Students can browse this exten... more

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Student Supplements
CourseReader 0-30: Western Civilization Instant Access Code

Easy-to-use and affordable access to readings, audio, and video selections for your courses with this customized online reader. COURSEREADER: WESTERN CIVILIZATION helps you to stay organized and facilitates convenient access to course material, no matter where you are.

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Document Exercise Workbook, Volume II

Prepared by Donna Van Raaphorst, this collection of exercises helps you learn to read and interpret primary source documents through extensive practice. (Package item ONLY.)

9780534560843 $30.75
Music of Western Civilization

Listen to the "hits" of Western civilization, and get a deeper sense of cultural life in the era you're studying. Available at a low cost, this CD contains many of the musical selections highlighted in the textbook and provides a broad sampling of the important musical pieces of Western civilization.

9780495030652 $16.50
Doing History: Research and Writing in the Digital Age

Whether you're starting down the path as a history major, or simply looking for a straightforward and systematic guide to writing a successful paper, you'll find this text to be an indispensable handbook to historical research. This text's "soup to nuts" approach to researching and writing about history addresses every step of the process, from... more

9780534619534 $60.00
Wadsworth Western Civilization Resource Center , InfoTrac® 2-Semester Instant Access Code

Wadsworth’s Western Civilization Resource Center gives you access to a “virtual reader” with hundreds of primary sources, including speeches, letters, legal documents and transcripts, poems, maps, simulations, timelines, and additional images that bring history to life. You can browse this extensive collection... more

9781111725754 $29.00