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Sources of the West, Volume 1 From the Beginning to 1715 by Mark Kishlansky

Sources of the West, Volume 1 From the Beginning to 1715


Sources of the West, Volume 1 From the Beginning to 1715 by Mark Kishlansky

Read the voices of the past to connect with the present. Kishlansky presents a well-balanced selection of readings that integrate coverage of social, economic, religious and cultural history within a traditional, political framework. Sources of the West includes documents on political theory, philosophy, imaginative literature and social history as well as constitutional documents, all of which raise significant issues for classroom discussions or lectures. By reading the voices of the past, readers can connect them to the present and learn to understand and respect other cultures while thinking critically about history. Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab at no extra charge, please visit or use ISBN: 9780205098569.

About the Author

Mark KishlanskyMark Kishlansky is the Frank Baird, Jr. professor of history at Harvard University. He has a special interest in history of early modern Britain, focusing on the history of politics and political thought. He teaches courses on English social history, the Stuart Age, the English Revolution and the Reign of Charles I. He is a frequent participant in the sophomore tutorial program at Harvard and directs senior theses on British history. His publications include Civilization in the West (5th ed. 2002), A Monarchy Transformed, 1603-1714 (1998), Political Cultural and Cultural Politics in Early Modern England (1995), Society and Culture in World History (1994), Early Modern Europe: The Crises of Authority editor (1988), Parliamentary Selection: Social and Political Choice in Early Modern England (1986) and The Rise of the New Model Army (1979).

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Publication date

29th June 2011


Mark Kishlansky

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Pearson an imprint of Pearson Education (US)


384 pages


General & world history
Social & cultural history
Economic history
Political science & theory



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