Western Civilization (Paperback)

The Continuing Experiment, Volume 1: To 1715

By Thomas F. X. Noble, Barry S. Strauss, Duane J. Osheim

Houghton Mifflin, 9780395885499, 410pp.

Publication Date: December 7, 1998

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The Brief Edition of Western Civilization presents a strong chronological and political framework and seamlessly integrates the social and cultural forces that have shaped the western past. Two related themes are pursued throughout: 1) Europe in relation to the rest of the world and non-Western influences, and 2) power in all its senses, public and private; economic, social, cultural, and political; symbolic and real.