Lynn Hunt


“The Making of the West has a strong, chronological narrative that engages the student from the beginning of each chapter. The textbook also has numerous pedagogical tools including well written reading and review questions, maps, and timelines.”
– Robert Bond, Mira Costa College

“The Making of the West has succeeded in providing the reader with a thorough understanding of the west by utilizing the most current research and global themes. The book is filled with detailed maps and useful data, yet it maintains a high level of readability.”
– Allison Stein, Pellissippi State Community College

“The Making of the West’s expansive definition of the West, its inclusion of subaltern voices, and its discussion of the West as part of the broader world make it the perfect text for teaching students about European history as a part of global history. “
– David Pizzo, Murray State University

"The Making of the West is well-written and invigorating. Its affordability, coverage, and readability make it an ideal choice for a survey Western civilization course."
— Matthew Stith, The University of Texas at Tyler

"This is an excellent, readable text that my students actually enjoy using. Many have said this is a textbook for their home libraries."
— Heidi Chretien, Dominican University of California

"If you’re looking for a concise, well-written overview for a survey course for Western civilization, this text is it."
— Rachelle Wadsworth, Florida State College at Jacksonville

Lynn Hunt

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