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By John P. McKay, Clare Haru Crowston, Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks, Joe Perry

Now from Bedford/St. Martin's, A background of Western Society is without doubt one of the such a lot profitable textbooks to be had since it captures scholars' curiosity within the way of life of the earlier and ties social historical past to the extensive sweep of politics and tradition. The 10th version has been completely revised to reinforce the text's clarity, heighten its realization to everyday life, and comprise the insights of recent scholarship, together with an more suitable therapy of eu exploration and a completely revised post-1945 part. With a dynamic new layout, new precise good points, and a totally revised and strong significant other reader, this significant revision makes the earlier memorable and obtainable for a brand new new release of scholars and instructors.

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In his quiver were numerous wooden arrow shafts and two finished arrows. The arrows had flint heads, a sign of stoneworking, and feathers were attached with resinlike glue to the ends of the shafts. He knew the value of feathers to direct the arrows; thus he had mastered the basics of ballistics. His bow was made of yew, a relatively rare wood in central Europe that is among the best for archers. Yet a mystery still surrounds the Iceman. When his body was first discovered, scholars assumed that he was a hapless traveler overtaken in a fierce snowstorm.

Available Versions of This Book To accommodate different course lengths and course budgets, A History of Western Society is available in several different formats, including three-hole punched loose-leaf Budget Books versions and e-books, which are available at a substantial discount. • Combined edition (Chapters 1–31): available in hardcover, loose-leaf, and e-book formats • Volume 1, From Antiquity to the Enlightenment (Chapters 1–17): available in paperback, loose-leaf, and e-book formats • Volume 2, From the Age of Exploration to the Present (Chapters 15–31): available in paperback, loose-leaf, and e-book formats • Volume A, From Antiquity to 1500 (Chapters 1–13): available in paperback • Volume B, From the Later Middle Ages to 1815 (Chapters 12–20): available in paperback • Volume C, From the Revolutionary Era to the Present (Chapters 20–31): available in paperback • Since 1300 (Chapters 12–31): available in paperback and e-book formats • Since 1300 for Advanced Placement (Chapters 12–31): available in hardcover and e-book formats Our innovative e-books give your students the content you want in a convenient format at about half the cost of a print book.

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