The Making Of The West Volume 2 Since 1500

The Making Of The West Volume 2 Since 1500

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With a superior chronological organization, The Making of the West tells the story of the cross-cultural, global exchanges that have shaped western history. The book offers primary sources in each chapter, a full-color map and art program, and comprehensive supplement options, including LaunchPad and a free companion sourcebook. The Making of the West is an excellent value at an outstanding price. Available for free when packaged with the print book, the popular digital assignment and assessment options for this text bring skill building and assessment to a more highly effective level. The greatest active learning options come in LaunchPad, which combines an accessible e-book with LearningCurve, an adaptive and automatically graded learning tool that--when assigned--helps ensure students read the book; the complete companion reader with comparative questions that help students build arguments from those sources; and many other study and assessment tools. For instructors who want the easiest and most affordable way to ensure students come to class prepared Achieve Read & Practice pairs LearningCurve, adaptive quizzing and our mobile, accessible Value Edition e-book, in one easy-to-use product.

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Genre : History
Author by : Lynn Hunt
Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
Release : 2018-09-28
File : 685 Pages
ISBN : 9781319103675


Sources Of The Making Of The West Volume Ii Since 1500

Sources Of The Making Of The West Volume Ii Since 1500

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This companion sourcebook provides written and visual sources to accompany each chapter of The Making of the West. Political, social, and cultural documents offer a variety of perspectives that complement the textbook and encourage student to make connections between narrative history and primary sources. Each chapter contains a chapter summary, document headnotes, and questions for discussion.

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Genre : History
Author by : Katharine J. Lualdi
Publisher : Macmillan
Release : 2008-02-20
File : 320 Pages
ISBN : 9780312465186


The Making Of The West Value Edition Volume 2

The Making Of The West Value Edition Volume 2

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With a superior chronological organization, The Making of the West tells the story of the cross-cultural, global exchanges that have shaped western history. This two-color Value Edition includes the unabridged narrative and select maps and images from the comprehensive text. LaunchPad also features all of the contents of the comprehensive edition in full color, including primary source features and summative quizzing in each chapter, numerous supplement options, and a free companion sourcebook. With LaunchPad, the Value Edition is an excellent resource at an outstanding price. Available for free when packaged with the print book, the popular digital assignment and assessment options for this text bring skill building and assessment to a highly effective level. The active learning options come in LaunchPad which combines an accessible e-book with LearningCurve, an adaptive and automatically graded learning tool that--when assigned--helps ensure students read the book; the complete companion reader with comparative questions that help students build arguments from those sources; and many other study and assessment tools. For instructors who want the easiest and most affordable way to ensure students come to class prepared Achieve Read & Practice pairs LearningCurve, adaptive quizzing and our mobile, accessible Value Edition e-book, in one easy-to-use product.

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Genre : History
Author by : Lynn Hunt
Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
Release : 2018-09-21
File : 640 Pages
ISBN : 9781319171421


The Making Of The West Combined Volume

The Making Of The West Combined Volume

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The Making of the West has all of the tools students need to understand the cross-cultural, global exchanges that shaped Western history.

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Genre : History
Author by : Lynn Hunt
Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
Release : 2021-09-02
File : 1209 Pages
ISBN : 9781319407964


The Master And His Emissary

The Master And His Emissary

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A new edition of the bestselling classic – published with a special introduction to mark its 10th anniversary This pioneering account sets out to understand the structure of the human brain – the place where mind meets matter. Until recently, the left hemisphere of our brain has been seen as the ‘rational’ side, the superior partner to the right. But is this distinction true? Drawing on a vast body of experimental research, Iain McGilchrist argues while our left brain makes for a wonderful servant, it is a very poor master. As he shows, it is the right side which is the more reliable and insightful. Without it, our world would be mechanistic – stripped of depth, colour and value.

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Genre : Psychology
Author by : Iain McGilchrist
Publisher : Yale University Press
Release : 2019-03-26
File : 616 Pages
ISBN : 9780300245929


The Making Of The West

The Making Of The West

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Hailed as a path-breaking contribution and a sensible new choice for the Western Civilization classroom of the 21st century, The Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures -- written by a team of notable historians and experienced teachers -- offers a new synthesis, one that reveals history as a process while capturing the spirit of each age.

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Genre : Social Science
Author by : Lynn Avery Hunt
Publisher : Bedford/st Martins
Release : 2001
File : 629 Pages
ISBN : 0312183682


Genghis Khan And The Making Of The Modern World

Genghis Khan And The Making Of The Modern World

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A re-evaluation of Genghis Khan's rise to power examines the reforms the conqueror instituted throughout his empire and his uniting of East and West, which set the foundation for the nation-states and economic systems of the modern era.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author by : Jack Weatherford
Publisher : Broadway Books
Release : 2005
File : 312 Pages
ISBN : 9780609809648


Through The Eye Of A Needle

Through The Eye Of A Needle

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A sweeping intellectual history of the role of wealth in the church in the last days of the Roman Empire Jesus taught his followers that it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter heaven. Yet by the fall of Rome, the church was becoming rich beyond measure. Through the Eye of a Needle is a sweeping intellectual and social history of the vexing problem of wealth in Christianity in the waning days of the Roman Empire, written by the world's foremost scholar of late antiquity. Peter Brown examines the rise of the church through the lens of money and the challenges it posed to an institution that espoused the virtue of poverty and called avarice the root of all evil. Drawing on the writings of major Christian thinkers such as Augustine, Ambrose, and Jerome, Brown examines the controversies and changing attitudes toward money caused by the influx of new wealth into church coffers, and describes the spectacular acts of divestment by rich donors and their growing influence in an empire beset with crisis. He shows how the use of wealth for the care of the poor competed with older forms of philanthropy deeply rooted in the Roman world, and sheds light on the ordinary people who gave away their money in hopes of treasure in heaven. Through the Eye of a Needle challenges the widely held notion that Christianity's growing wealth sapped Rome of its ability to resist the barbarian invasions, and offers a fresh perspective on the social history of the church in late antiquity.

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Genre : History
Author by : Peter Brown
Publisher : Princeton University Press
Release : 2013-09-02
File : 792 Pages
ISBN : 9781400844531


Sources Of The Making Of The West Volume 2

Sources Of The Making Of The West Volume 2

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Sources of The Making of the West helps bring the history of the west to life. Thoroughly revised and designed to be used independently or as a companion reader, this two volume collection parallels the major topics and themes covered in each chapter of The Making of the West. A broad range of source types and themes illuminate historical experience from a diversity of perspectives. Now with a visual source and a comparative source pairing in every chapter, this reader offers instructors even more opportunities to promote classroom discussion of primary documents and to help students develop essential historical thinking skills. Sources of The Making of the West is FREE when packaged with The Making of the West, Sixth Edition or when packaged with The Making of the West, Achieve Read & Practice. It is included for FREE in the LaunchPad for The Making of the West.

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Genre : History
Author by : Katharine J. Lualdi
Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
Release : 2018-09-12
File : 352 Pages
ISBN : 9781319155971


The Making Of The West Value Edition Volume 1

The Making Of The West Value Edition Volume 1

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With a superior chronological organization, The Making of the West tells the story of the cross-cultural, global exchanges that have shaped western history. This two-color Value Edition includes the unabridged narrative and select maps and images from the comprehensive text. LaunchPad also features all of the contents of the comprehensive edition in full color, including primary source features and summative quizzing in each chapter, numerous supplement options, and a free companion sourcebook. With LaunchPad, the Value Edition is an excellent resource at an outstanding price. Available for free when packaged with the print book, the popular digital assignment and assessment options for this text bring skill building and assessment to a highly effective level. The active learning options come in LaunchPad which combines an accessible e-book with LearningCurve, an adaptive and automatically graded learning tool that--when assigned--helps ensure students read the book; the complete companion reader with comparative questions that help students build arguments from those sources; and many other study and assessment tools. For instructors who want the easiest and most affordable way to ensure students come to class prepared Achieve Read & Practice pairs LearningCurve, adaptive quizzing and our mobile, accessible Value Edition e-book, in one easy-to-use product.

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Genre : History
Author by : Lynn Hunt
Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
Release : 2018-09-21
File : 608 Pages
ISBN : 9781319171414