Put the world today into context by learning about the past with this brief, best-selling Western Civilization text, which has helped thousands of students succeed in the course. Jackson Spielvogel's engaging style of writing weaves the political, ecomic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military aspects of history into a gripping story that is as memorable as it is instructive. Learning and study tools include maps, illustrated chapter summaries, timelines, study questions, and key terms. Also available is MindTap for WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A BRIEF HISTORY, 9th EDITION, an online digital learning experience that combines readings and interactive activities into a learning path that guides you through the course. The textbook is available in the following split options: WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A BRIEF HISTORY, 9th EDITION COMPLETE, VOLUME I: TO 1715, and VOLUME II: SINCE 1500.