Perspectives from the Past

2011
W. W. Norton & Company

The best collection of longer primary sources now available in an affordable, compact format.

Perspectives from the Past: Primary Sources in Western Civilizations offers a broad range of selections in varying degrees of length; with a total of 225 classic and contemporary primary sources. Selections are long, which gives students a chance to engage and understand each document, and the book includes two visual sources per chapter. The wealth of selections accommodates most any course curriculum, and the readings may be used on their own or in conjunction with a textbook.