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HY 105 Civilization in the West : Books, Beasts, and Being Human   Tags: block 1, block 2, course guide, history  

This two-block course fulfills the Critical Perspectives: The West in Time requirement. This course also serves as a gateway to the History major.
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Medieval period, detail of the Spinola Hours of Ludwig by the Master of James IV of Scotland, (1510-20)

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CB245 Western Civilization
D World History
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The Achievements of Western Civilization: An Historical Outline - Joan Thompson
Call Number: CB245 .T53 1965
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The Bettmann Archive Picture History of the World : The Story of Western Civilization Retold in 4460 Pictures - Otto L. Bettmann
Call Number: CB245.B47
ISBN: 039441201X
Publication Date: 1978
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Breakthroughs : A Chronology of Great Achievements in Science and Mathematics, 1200-1930 - Claire L. Parkinson; Pearce Williams (Foreword by)
Call Number: Q125 .P327 1985
ISBN: 0816187061
Publication Date: 1985
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Chronology of World History - Helicon Editors
Call Number: D11 .M39 1999
ISBN: 1576071553
Publication Date: 1999
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Milestone Documents in World History : Exploring the Primary Sources That Shaped the World - Brian Bonhomme (Editor-In-Chief); Cathleen Boivin (Consultant Editor)
Call Number: D5 .M55 2010
ISBN: 9780979775864
Publication Date: 2010
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New Dictionary of the History of Ideas - Maryanne Cline Horowitz, editor in chief
Call Number: CB9 .N49 2005
ISBN: 0684313774
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The Wilson Chronology of Ideas - George Ochoa; Melinda Corey
Call Number: CB151 .O37 1998
ISBN: 0824209354
Publication Date: 1998
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