This is Readings In Western Civilization by George H. Knoles (Stanford University) and Rixford K. Snyder (Stanford University). Printed in the United States. Copyright 1951 by J. B. Lippincott Company.
This is a collection of readings spanning the 17th through mid-20th Centuries. It is meant to be used for studies in the history of Western Civilization. It covers a broad range of topics including religion, science, and art. A sampling of sections includes "The Ancient Near East," "Greek Civilization," "Industrialism Liberalism, and Democracy in the Nineteenth Century," and "Contemporary Civilization" (subtopics include Adolf Hitler and United States Strategic Bombing Survey.)
Book is in very good pre-owned condition. Black hard cover has some marks. Wear on corners and edges of binding. Some dirt on insides of cover. Pages in great shape with minimal yellowing. Some pencil underlining throughout book. Sold as is.