A Concise Survey of Western Civilization: Supremacies and Diversities throughout History, Volume 1: Prehistory to 1500

A Concise Survey of Western Civilization: Supremacies and Diversities throughout History, Volume 1: Prehistory to 1500

Brian A. Pavlac


This full of life textual content bargains a short, readable description of our universal Western historical past because it started within the first human societies and built in historic Greece and Rome, then throughout the center a while. delivering a tightly concentrated narrative and interpretive constitution, Brian A. Pavlac covers the elemental ancient info that every one informed adults may still comprehend. His joined phrases "supremacies and diversities" improve significant issues of clash and creativity all through background. "Supremacies" facilities at the use of strength to dominate societies, starting from war to ideologies. Supremacy seeks balance, order, and incorporation. "Diversities" encompasses the inventive impulse that produces new rules, in addition to the efforts of teams of individuals to outline themselves as "different." variety creates switch, chance, and individuality.
These topics of old pressure and change—whether utilized to political, financial, technological, social, or cultural trends—offer a bridging explanatory association. The textual content can be expert via 5 topical topics: technological innovation, migration and conquest, political and monetary selection making, church and country, and disputes concerning the that means of lifestyles. all through, really appropriate "basic principles" current summaries of old realities and first resource initiatives supply scholars the opportunity to guage differing issues of view concerning the previous. Written with aptitude, this simply obtainable but deeply an expert textual content offers the entire necessities for classes on Western Civilization.

Show sample text content

Download sample