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History of the World

by Theodore H. Von Laue Marvin Perry Allan H. Scholl Daniel F. Davis Jeannette G. Harris

History of the World contains many features to help you learn and enjoy world history. They are: Unit and Chapter Introductions, Section Organization, Section and Chapter Reviews, Primary Sources, Links Across Time and Space, Pictures, Special Features, Maps, Graphs, and Tables, Reference Section, etc.

Western Civilization: Ideas, Politics, and Society, Volume 1, To 1789 (9th edition)

by Thomas F. X. Noble Margaret Jacob James Jacob Myrna Chase Theodore H. Von Laue Marvin Perry

Known for its accessible writing style, this text appeals to students and instructors alike for its brevity, clarity, and careful selection of content including its enhanced focus on religion and philosophy. Updated with more recent scholarship, the Ninth Edition retains many popular features, including comparative timelines and full-color maps with physical geography essays. New technology resources, including an interactive eBook, make learning more engaging and instruction more efficient.

Why Lenin? Why Stalin? Why Gorbachev?: The Rise and Fall of the Soviet System (Third Edition)

by Theodore H. Von Laue

This interpretive essay puts the rise and fall of the Soviet system into global perspective and offers the most inclusive overview available of the course of events from the collapse of the tsarist regime to the dissolution under Gorbachev of the empire built by tsars and soviets.

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