WESTERN CIVILIZATION: IDEAS, POLITICS, AND SOCIETY, Eleventh Edition, maintains a firm grounding in political history, while covering intellectual history (particularly the significance of ideas and contributions) to greater and deeper extent than any other text for the course. Known for its accessi... more
Marvin Perry's WESTERN CIVILIZATION is the premier text to use for those interested in teaching intellectual history.
Chapter outlines and introductions provide comprehensive overviews of key themes and give a sense of direction and coherence to the flow of history. Most chapters contain concluding... more
Pedagogy (including Focus Questions at the beginning of the chapter that guide students' reading and Questions for Analysis in the features) has been updated to be more thought provoking.
Profiles, which have been revised to present a richer and broader range of significant historical figures, incl... more