Marvin Perry's WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A BRIEF HISTORY, Eleventh Edition, 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. The accessible wr... more
Marvin Perry's WESTERN CIVILIZATION is the premier text to use for those interested in teaching intellectual history.
Each chapter has an integrated excerpt of a primary source—with an introductory essay and questions for analysis—to help students interpret and analyze primary source documents.
Pedagogy (including Focus Questions at the beginning of the chapter and Questions for Analysis in the primary source 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, include more ordin... more