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  • Loose leaf, three-hole punch
  • Bookstore's Wholesale Price: $50.40
  • October 2011
  • ISBN: 978-0-393-13814-6
  • 8.6 × 10.9 in / 832 pages
  • Volume(s): One-Volume / Chapters 1-29
  • Territory Rights: USA and Dependencies, Philippines and Canada.

Western Civilizations

Their History and Their Culture

Brief Third Edition

Loose leaf, three-hole punch

Volume(s): One-Volume / Chapters 1-29

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Joshua Cole (Author, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor), Carol Symes (Author, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Judith Coffin (Author, University of Texas at Austin), Robert Stacey (Author, University of Washington)

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Instructor's Manual

Patrick Kavanagh (Author,  Brooklyn College-CUNY)

Includes lecture outlines, document discussion questions, completely revised lecture topics, and recommended readings, film lists, and Web sites. Also new to this edition are expanded discussion questions with interdisciplinary content. more

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Test Bank

P. Scott Corbett (Author,  Ventura County Community College)

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W. W. Norton (Author)

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