A Concise Survey of Western Civilization, Combined Edition: Supremacies and Diversities Throughout History (Paperback)

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A Concise Survey of Western Civilization, Combined Edition: Supremacies and Diversities Throughout History (Paperback)

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This book describes our Western heritage through interpretive themes of "supremacies and diversities." "Supremacies" emphasizes power. "Diversities" illustrates the creativity of new ideas and associations. Other topical themes include technology, migration and conquest, political and economic decision making, church and state, and disputes about the meaning of life.

Brian A. Pavlac is professor emeritus of history from King's College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, where he had served as chair of the department, director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, and a Herve A. LeBlanc Distinguished Service Professor. He is the author of Witch Hunts in the Western World: Persecution and Punishment from the Inquisition through the Salem Trials and articles on Nicholas of Cusa and excommunication, editor of and contributor to Game of Thrones versus History: Written in Blood, co-author of the forthcoming The Holy Roman Empire: A Historical Encyclopedia, and translator of Balderich's A Warrior Bishop of the 12th Century: The Deeds of Albero of Trier.
Product Details ISBN: 9781538171103
ISBN-10: 1538171104
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: January 23rd, 2023
Pages: 618
Language: English