• Title: Roots of the Western Tradition: A Short History of the Ancient World
  • Author: C. Warren Hollister
  • ISBN: 9780072350890
  • Page: 130
  • Format: Paperback
  • Roots of the Western Tradition A Short History of the Ancient World This brief chronological survey covers the Ancient world in three parts Prehistoric Europe and the Ancient Near East Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome Succinct enough to be used with supplements the c
    This brief, chronological survey covers the Ancient world in three parts Prehistoric Europe and the Ancient Near East Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome Succinct enough to be used with supplements, the coverage is carefully balanced between narrative and interpretation, highlighting historians varying viewpoints on certain issues Guy Rogers careful revision preserves CThis brief, chronological survey covers the Ancient world in three parts Prehistoric Europe and the Ancient Near East Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome Succinct enough to be used with supplements, the coverage is carefully balanced between narrative and interpretation, highlighting historians varying viewpoints on certain issues Guy Rogers careful revision preserves C Warren Hollister s style while bringing the text up to date.

    One Reply to “Roots of the Western Tradition: A Short History of the Ancient World”

    1. One of the best books I hv ever read I was so sad t finish t bcz it belongs t the library ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’žso I went to the clg administration n Evn the library n asked t give t to me ๐Ÿ˜! At the end I cd hv t ๐Ÿค—! The book is now mine ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒท๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’ž,,

    2. Simply a wonderful introduction to Ancient near-east and Greek/Roman civilization. Hollister summarized quite a bit of history in under 300 pages, but he did so in a succint, clear, and unbiased way. Special kudos on his treatment of 1st century Christianity, which was written with a distance of good Scholorship (I couldn't tell if he was a Christian, in other words, by reading that controversial section of history, which is a good thing.) I highly recommend this work as an entry-level yet schol [...]

    3. A fun, short survey of antiquity! I loved the balance of culture and political history. I think the suggested readings sections are going to be contributing to my 'to-read' shelf in the near future. Highly recommend for the casual historian, or someone who is looking for a good comprehensive intro to ancient history and western civilization.

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