Genre: , Editor: , Pages: in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 013062067X


Explore the changing nature of the West Rather than looking at Western civilization only as the history of Europe from ancient times to the present, this groundbreaking book examines the changing nature of the West--how the definition of the West has evolved and has been transformed throughout history. It explores the ways Western civilization has changed as a result of cultural encounters with different beliefs, ideas, technologies, and peoples, both outside the West and within it. Presenting a balanced treatment of political, social, religious, and cultural history, this text emphasizes the ever-shifting boundaries of the geographic and cultural realm of the West. MyHistoryLab is an integral part of the Levack program. Key learning applications include Closer Looks, MyHistoryLibrary, and writing assessment. A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience--for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning- MyHistoryLab is online learning. MyHistoryLab engages students through personalized learning and helps instructors from course preparation to delivery and assessment. Improve Critical Thinking-Critical thinking questions throughout the text help students focus on what they need to learn. Engage Students-Fine art and photos engage students in the material. Support Instructors- A full set of supplements, including MyHistoryLab, provides instructors with all the resources and support they need. Note: MyHistoryLab does not come automatically packaged with this text.
Genre: History, Editor: Pearson College Division, Pages: 372 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0205962440



Genre: History, Editor: , Pages: in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0139970576


Celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of this premier museum in Oklahoma City, offering both an institutional history and a captivating collection of photographs representing its extensive holdings. Simultaneous.
Genre: Art, Editor: University of Oklahoma Press, Pages: 266 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0806137312


Explore the changing nature of the West Rather than looking at Western civilization only as the history of Europe from ancient times to the present, this groundbreaking book examines the changing nature of the West--how the definition of the West has evolved and has been transformed throughout history. It explores the ways Western civilization has changed as a result of cultural encounters with different beliefs, ideas, technologies, and peoples, both outside the West and within it. Presenting a balanced treatment of political, social, religious, and cultural history, this text emphasizes the ever-shifting boundaries of the geographic and cultural realm of the West. MyHistoryLab is an integral part of the Levack program. Key learning applications include Closer Looks, MyHistoryLibrary, and writing assessment. A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience--for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning- MyHistoryLab is online learning. MyHistoryLab engages students through personalized learning and helps instructors from course preparation to delivery and assessment. Improve Critical Thinking-Critical thinking questions throughout the text help students focus on what they need to learn. Engage Students-Fine art and photos engage students in the material. Support Instructors- A full set of supplements, including MyHistoryLab, provides instructors with all the resources and support they need.
Genre: History, Editor: Pearson College Division, Pages: 412 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0205962424


An essential volume of essays commissioned by the American Spectator and edited by the philosopher Roger Scruton, Liberty and Civilization examines the intellectual and spiritual traditions of our belief in individual liberty, from its Judeo Christian origins on through Enlightenment philosophy. As we are confronted by belligerent atheism at home and jihadist Islam abroad, Liberty and Civilization is an invaluable tool for understanding why it is critical that we defend the cultural, religious, and intellectual institutions that have made our civilization great. As one would expect from the American Spectator, the responses are both fiery and edifying, representing a broad swath of American conservative thought. The essayists include Paul Johnson, Anne Applebaum, Robert Bork, Robert P. George, Christina Hoff Sommers, and Roger Scruton.
Genre: Political Science, Editor: Encounter Books, Pages: 184 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781594035128



Genre: History, Editor: , Pages: in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0131142852



Genre: History, Editor: , Pages: 782 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0916308278


The Western Front has become, once again, and after 100 years, an important and increasingly popular tourist destination. The Centenary is already encouraging large numbers of visitors to engage with this highly poignant landscape of war and to commemorate the sacrifice and loss of a previous generation. Interest is also being sharpened in the Ôplaces of warÕ as battle-sites, trench-systems, bunkers and mine craters gain a clearer identity as war heritage. For the first time this book brings together the three strands of heritage, landscape and tourism to provide a fresh understanding of the multi-layered nature of the Western Front. The book approaches the area as a rich dynamic landscape which can be viewed in a startling variety of ways: historically, materially, culturally, and perceptually. To illustrate these two dominant interpretations of the regionÕs landscape Ð commemorative and heritage Ð are highlighted and their relationship to tourism explored. Tourism is a lens through which these layers can be peeled away, and each understood and interacted with according to the individualÕs own knowledge, motivation, and degree of emotional engagement. Tourism is not regarded here as a passive phenomenon, but as an active agent that can determine, dictate and inscribe this evocative landscape. The Western Front: Heritage, Landscape and Tourism is a timely addition to our increasing interest in the First World War and the places where it was fought. It will be indispensable to those who seek a deeper understanding of the conflict from previously undervalued perspectives.
Genre: History, Editor: Pen and Sword, Pages: 224 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781473833760


This well-known set of readings, thoroughly updated in this edition, exposes students to an important and illustrative text on Western Civilization and its intellectual and cultural history. Ideas of diverse men and women will add multicultural and interdisciplinary insights to the minds of a new generation of students. New edition features greater coverage of diversity, new critical thinking questions, and an easier-to-read single column format.
Genre: History, Editor: Prentice Hall, Pages: 416 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0130341274