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  • Publisher : Susquehanna University Press
  • Release : 05 July 2022
  • ISBN : 1575910950
  • Page : 392 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

Reconstructing Western Civilization Book Summary/Review:

This is a collection of eleven essays, laced with humor and irony, on the Dawn of Man, Mesopotamia, Egypt, Hebrews, Minoans and Mycenaens, classical Greece, Alexander the Great, the Hellenistic world, Rome's Republic and Empire, and several church fathers (Irenaeus, Tertullian, Jerome, and Augustine) who influenced the Primitive Church. Tinsley highlights current research while showcasing themes of contemporary as well as ancient significance - misogyny, the manipulation of rhetoric to justify privilege, the contributions of the anonymous to the well-being of the famous, the paradox of progress, the distortion of prophecy, the use and misuse of myth and other media, the exploitation of spiritual, intellectual, physical, and sexual resources, the comforts and perils of provincialism versus the dangers and benefits of organization - spiritual, imperial, or both.

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Reconstructing Western Civilization

Reconstructing Western Civilization
  • Author : Barbara Sher Tinsley
  • Publisher : Susquehanna University Press
  • Release Date : 2006
  • ISBN : 1575910950
GET THIS BOOKReconstructing Western Civilization

This is a collection of eleven essays, laced with humor and irony, on the Dawn of Man, Mesopotamia, Egypt, Hebrews, Minoans and Mycenaens, classical Greece, Alexander the Great, the Hellenistic world, Rome's Republic and Empire, and several church fathers (Irenaeus, Tertullian, Jerome, and Augustine) who influenced the Primitive Church. Tinsley highlights current research while showcasing themes of contemporary as well as ancient significance - misogyny, the manipulation of rhetoric to justify privilege, the contributions of the anonymous to the well-being

Western Civilization in World History

Western Civilization in World History
  • Author : Peter N. Stearns
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2008-01-28
  • ISBN : 9781134374755
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Western civilization and world history are often seen as different, or even mutually exclusive, routes into historical studies. This volume shows that they can be successfully linked, providing a tool to see each subject in the context of the other, identifying influences and connections. Western Civilization in World History takes up the recent debates about the merits of the well-established 'Western civ' approach versus the newer field of world history. Peter N. Stearns outlines key aspects of Western civilization -

The Uniqueness of Western Civilization

The Uniqueness of Western Civilization
  • Author : Ricardo Duchesne
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2011-02-07
  • ISBN : 9789004194618
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After challenging the multicultural effort to “provincialize” the history of Western civilization, this book argues that the roots of the West’s exceptional creativity should be traced back to the uniquely aristocratic warlike culture of Indo-European speakers.

Religious Foundations of Western Civilization

Religious Foundations of Western Civilization
  • Author : Jacob Neusner,Alan J. Avery-Peck,Amila Buturovic,Bruce Chilton,Elliot R. Wolfson,Emil Homerin,James A. Brundage,Jon Levenson,Olivia Remie Constable,Seymour Feldman,William Green
  • Publisher : Abingdon Press
  • Release Date : 2010-08-01
  • ISBN : 9781426719417
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World Religions Religious Foundations of Western Civilization introduces students to the major Western world religions—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—their beliefs, key concepts, history, as well as the fundamental role they have played, and continue to play, in Western culture. Contributors include: Jacob Neusner, Alan J. Avery-Peck, Bruce D. Chilton, Th. Emil Homerin, Jon D. Levenson, William Scott Green, Seymour Feldman, Elliot R. Wolfson, James A. Brundage, Olivia Remie Constable, and Amila Buturovic. "This book provides a superb source of

Western Civilization and the Academy

Western Civilization and the Academy
  • Author : Bradley C. S. Watson
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2015-09-03
  • ISBN : 9781498517560
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This is a go-to volume for all those who seek to address the nature of Western civilization and its enduring significance in American education, especially higher education. There are no other single volume works that incorporate the same range of discussion on this topic by leading scholars.

Inventing Western Civilization

Inventing Western Civilization
  • Author : Thomas C. Patterson
  • Publisher : NYU Press
  • Release Date : 1997-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781583674086
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"In this wonderful book, Thomas Patterson effectively dethrones the concept of 'civilization' as an abstract good, transcending human society." --Martin Bernal Drawing on his extensive knowledge of early societies, Thomas C. Patterson shows how class, sexism, and racism have been integral to the appearance of "civilized" societies in Western Europe. He lays out clearly and simply how civilization, with its designs of "civilizing" and "being civilized," has been closely tied to the rise of capitalism in Western Europe and the

Western Civilization

Western Civilization
  • Author : Jackson J. Spielvogel
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2011-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781133171140
GET THIS BOOKWestern Civilization

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 is as memorable as it is instructive. WESTERN CIVILIZATION includes 185 maps and excerpts of over 224 primary sources that enliven the past while introducing students to the source material of historical scholarship. Additionally, the text is lushly illustrated with 430 photographs that add

Western Civilization: Volume I: To 1715

Western Civilization: Volume I: To 1715
  • Author : Jackson J. Spielvogel
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2014-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781285981352
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Best-selling author Jackson Spielvogel has helped over one million students learn about the present by exploring the past. Spielvogel's engaging narrative weaves the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military aspects of history into a gripping story that is as memorable as it is instructive. WESTERN CIVILIZATION includes 155 maps and excerpts of more than 250 primary sources that enliven the past while introducing students to the source material of historical scholarship. Additionally, the text is illustrated with 430 photographs that add

Western Civilization: A Brief History, Volume I: To 1715

Western Civilization: A Brief History, Volume I: To 1715
  • Author : Jackson J. Spielvogel
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2016-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781305888425
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This brief, best-selling Western Civilization text has helped thousands of students learn about the world they live in by exploring the story of its past. Jackson Spielvogel’s engaging chronological narrative and extensive inclusion of primary source documents weave the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military aspects of history into a gripping story that is as memorable as it is instructive. This edition includes new historiographical sections along with updated scholarship and new images. The textbook is available

A Concise Survey of Western Civilization

A Concise Survey of Western Civilization
  • Author : Brian A. Pavlac
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release Date : 2011-01-16
  • ISBN : 9781442207868
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This engaging text offers a brief, readable description of our common Western heritage. Providing a tightly focused narrative and interpretive structure, Brian A. Pavlac covers the basic historical information that all educated adults should know. His joined terms "supremacies and diversities" develop major themes of conflict and creativity throughout history. The text is also informed by five other topical themes: technological innovation, migration and conquest, political and economic decision-making, church and state, and disputes about the meaning of life. Written

Western Civilization: Volume B: 1300-1815

Western Civilization: Volume B: 1300-1815
  • Author : Jackson J. Spielvogel
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2016-09-28
  • ISBN : 9781337517607
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Best-selling author Jackson Spielvogel has helped over one million students learn about the present by exploring the past. Spielvogel's engaging narrative weaves the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military aspects of history into a gripping story that is as memorable as it is instructive. Updated to reflect current scholarship, WESTERN CIVILIZATION, 10th Edition, includes more than 150 maps and excerpts of more than 250 primary sources that enliven the past while introducing students to the source material of historical scholarship.

Western Civilization: Volume II: Since 1500

Western Civilization: Volume II: Since 1500
  • Author : Jackson J. Spielvogel
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2011-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781133172604
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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 is as memorable as it is instructive. WESTERN CIVILIZATION, VOLUME II includes 88 maps and excerpts of over 132 primary sources that enliven the past while introducing students to the source material of historical scholarship. Additionally, the text is lushly illustrated with 267 photographs

Western Civilization

Western Civilization
  • Author : William Leonard Langer
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1975
  • ISBN : UOM:39015008612866
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Western Civilization

Western Civilization
  • Author : Kenneth L. Campbell
  • Publisher : M.E. Sharpe
  • Release Date : 2012-06-20
  • ISBN : 9780765622525
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Western Civilization: A Comparative and Global Approach is a one-author, one-voice narrative history of western civilization from ancient times to the present. Within an overarching chronological approach, individual chapters focus on social, cultural, political, economic, and intellectual life during particular, sometimes overlapping, periods. Religion, everyday life, and transforming moments are the three main themes of the book that make the past interesting, intelligible, and relevant to today's students. Another important feature is the incorporation of a comparative approach-using illustrations, documents,

Western Civilization

Western Civilization
  • Author : Paul R. Waibel
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-02-11
  • ISBN : 9781119160779
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A comprehensive yet concise introduction to Western Civilization, designed to interest and engage contemporary students Western Civilization: A Brief History is a concise one-volume survey that covers the subject’s ancient origins through to the early 21st century. Stressing social and intellectual history, rather than merely listing names and dates, this stimulating resource offers a more consistent and reader-friendly narrative than traditional textbooks. The author, with 40 years’ experience teaching college-level Western Civilization and World History courses, emphasizes topics that stimulate