The first college reader to focus on the central historical question, "How did the West become the West?, " The West in the Wider World: Sources and Perspectives offers a wealth of source materials to reveal the influence of non-European regions on the origins and development of Western civilization. Over 120 selections in each volume combine written and visual primary sources from both Westerners and individuals in societies that came in contact with the West. In addition, secondary sources from modern historians provide historical perspective on the issues under consideration. A valuable new resource for today's Western civilization classroom, The West in the Wider World will appeal to any instructor who seeks a source collection that reveals the global context of the Western tradition.Smith, David Kammerling is the author of 'West in the Wider World From Early Modernity to the Present Chapters 1-14', published 2002 under ISBN 9780312204594 and ISBN 0312204590.
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