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This affordable THOMSON ADVANTAGE BOOKS version of WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A HISTORY OF EUROPEAN SOCIETY, COMPACT EDITION offers a concise overview of the social and political forces that have shaped the West. In fewer pages than other texts, Hause and Maltby's narrative presents a social history of Western civilization within the essential contexts of major military and political events. Primary sources--excerpts of original documents that flesh out the concepts covered in the narrative, tables and graphs that collect the raw social and economic data of history--bring you right into the pages of history, giving you a fascinating look at the events that have shaped the world in which they live. Prominent subheads create a "virtual outline" that helps you quickly locate, read, and review key information. An in-text pronunciation guide and extensive end-of-chapter review materials--involve you in the story of the West.
Table of Contents
|The Ancient Middle East: Mesopotamia, Egypt, Phoenicia, Israel|
|Ancient Greece to the End of the Peloponnesian Wars|
|Greek Culture and Its Hellenistic Diffusion|
|The Rise of the Roman Republic|
|Social, Political, and Economic Structures of Imperial Rome|
|The Origins of Christianity and the Decline of the Roman Empire|
|Rome's Successors: Byzantium, Islam, and the Germanic West|
|The Beginnings of the Feudal Age|
|Medieval Religion and Thought|
|Economic Development and Urban Growth in the High Middle Ages|
|Material and Social Life in the Middle Ages|
|Plague, War, and Social Change in the "Long" Fourteenth Century|
|The Renaissance: Political Renewal and Intellectual Change|
|The Religious Reformations of the Sixteenth Century|
|Overseas Conquest and Religious War to 1648|
|Preindustrial Europe: Science, the Economy, and Political Reorganization|
|The Social and Economic Structure of the Old Regime|
|Daily Life in the Old Regime|
|The Political Evolution of the Old Regime, 1715?89|
|The Culture of Old Regime Europe|
|The French Revolution and Napoleon, 1789?1815|
|Industrialization and the Social and Economic Structure of Europe|
|Daily Life in the Nineteenth Century|
|The Defense of the Old Regime, 1815?48|
|Europe in an Age of Nationalism, 1848?70|
|Europe in the Belle +poque, 1871?1914|
|Imperialism, War, and Revolution, 1881?1920|
|Europe in an Age of Dictatorship, 1919?39 553|
|Europe in an Age of Total War: World War II, 1939?45|
|The Social and Economic Structure of Contemporary Europe|
|Europe in the Age of the Cold War, 1945?75|
|The New Belle +poque: Democracy and Prosperity Since 1975|
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