The exceptionally clear narrative integrates social and cultural history into a strong political framework, and reinforces critical themes that are fundamental to Western civilization.
New to this Edition
Introductory essay on the Western Heritage–Introduces students to the core values of the West.
Chapter 25: The Age of Western Imperialism, focuses exclusively on European imperialism in the second half of the 19th and early 20th centuries,
Compare & Connect—Each chapter includes this dynamic new feature which presents students with two or more documents reflecting opposing viewpoints on a controversial topic and engages them to become part of the historical discourse.