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Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this text is an economically priced version of WESTERN CIVILIZATION: BEYOND BOUNDARIES, 6e. The Advantage Edition offers the high level of scholarship and engaging narrative of the full text, while limiting the number of features, images, and maps. Each volume is packaged in a paperback, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. Like its full-length counterpart, the Advantage Edition of WESTERN CIVILIZATION encompasses the full social and political story of Western Civilization within a wider definition of Europe that includes Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, and European frontiers. The text emphasizes Europe's interaction with the world and encourages students to question why and how history unfolded as it did.Available in the following split options:CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WESTERN CIVILIZATION: BEYOND BOUNDARIES, SIXTH Edition (Chapters 1-30), ISBN: 978-0-495-90072-6; Volume I: To 1715 (Chapters 1-17), ISBN: 978-0-495-90073-3; Volume II: Since 1560 (Chapters 15-30), ISBN: 978-0-495-90074-0.
Table of Contents
|The Ancestors of the West|
|The Ship, the Sword and the Book: Western Asia ca. 1500-400 B.C|
|The Greeks in the Polis to ca. 350 B.C|
|Alexander the Great and the Spread of Greek Civilization, ca. 350-30 B.C|
|Rome, from Republic to Empire|
|Imperial Rome, 31 B.C.-A.D. 284|
|The World of Late Antiquity, 284-ca. 600|
|Early Medieval Civilizations, 600-900|
|The Expansion of Europe in the High Middle Ages, 900-1300|
|Medieval Civilization at Its Height, 900-1300|
|Crisis and Recovery in Late Medieval Europe, 1300-1500|
|European Overseas Expansion to 1600|
|The Age of the Reformation|
|Europe in the Age of Religious Wars, 1560-1648|
|Europe in the Age of Louis XIV, ca. 1640-1715|
|A Revolution in Worldview|
|Europe on the Threshold of Modernity, ca. 1715-1789|
|An Age of Revolution, 1789-1815|
|The Industrial Transformation of Europe, 1750-1850|
|Restoration, Reform, and Revolution, 1814-1848|
|Nationalism and Political Reform, 1850-1880|
|The Age of Optimism, 1850-1880|
|Imperialism and Escalating Tensions, 1880-1914|
|War and Revolution, 1914-1919|
|The Illusion of Stability, 1919-1930|
|The Tortured Decade, 1930-1939|
|The Era of the Second World War, 1939-1949|
|An Anxious Stability: the Age of the Cold War, 1949-1989|
|A Continuing Experiment: the West and the World Since 1989|
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