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Civilization in the West, Volume I (to 1715) (Book Alone),9780321236241

Civilization in the West, Volume I (to 1715) (Book Alone)

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Civilization in the Westblends social and political history into a fascinating narrative that brings history to life.The authors tell a compelling story of Western Civilization that is enhanced by an image-based approach. "The Visual Record" chapter openers draw students in by illustrating a dominant theme of the chapter and exploring the dramatic changing contours of the West through standard maps, Map Discovery features and Geographical Tours of Europe. Discovering Western Civilization Online end-of-chapter Web site URLs make this the first Western Civilization book to include these resources.

Table of Contents

Documents xvi
Chronologies, Genealogies, and Figures xvi
Maps
xvii
Preface xix
About the Authors xxxii
Introduction The Idea of Western Civilization 1(2)
The First Civilizations
3(32)
The Visual Record: Otzi's Last Meal: Tradition and Innovation in Prehistoric Europe
4(6)
Before Civilization
6(1)
The Dominance of Culture
7(1)
Social Organization, Agriculture, and Religion
8(1)
Mesopotamia: Between the Two Rivers
9(1)
Map Discovery: The Ancient World
10(12)
The Ramparts of Uruk
10(2)
Tools: Technology and Writing
12(1)
Gods and Mortals in Mesopotamia
13(1)
Sargon and Mesopotamian Expansion
14(1)
Hammurabi and the Old Babylonian Empire
15(2)
The Gift of the Nile
17(1)
Tending the Cattle of God
17(2)
Democratization of the Afterlife
19(2)
The Egyptian Empire
21(1)
Map Discovery: The Egyptian Empire
22(2)
Religious and Royal Consolidation Under Akhenaten
22(1)
Between Two Worlds
23(1)
The Hebrew Alternative
23(4)
A King Like All the Nations
27(1)
Exile
27(2)
Nineveh and Babylon
29(1)
The Assyrian Empire
30(1)
The New Babylonian Empire
31(1)
Persian Expansion
31
A Closer Look Discovering the Pharaohs
24(11)
The Code of Hammurabi
16(4)
A Homesick Egyptian
20(8)
The Kingdom of Israel
28(7)
Early Greece, 2500--500 B.C.E.
35(30)
The Visual Record: Hecuba and Achilles: The Birth of Greek Civilization
36(3)
Greece in the Bronze Age to 800 B.C.E.
38(1)
Islands of Peace
38(1)
Map Discovery: Greece in the Bronze Age
39(7)
Mainland of War
41(1)
The Dark Age
41(4)
Archaic Greece, 800--500 B.C.E.
45(1)
Ethnos and Polis
45(1)
Map Discovery: Greek Cities and Colonies of the Archaic Age
46(15)
Technology of Writing and Warfare
46(1)
Colonists and Tyrants
47(1)
Gender and Power
48(1)
Gods and Mortals
49(3)
Myth and Reason
52(1)
Investigation and Speculation
53(1)
Art and the Individual
53(2)
A Tale of Three Cities
55(1)
Wealthy Corinth
55(1)
Martial Sparta
56(3)
Democratic Athens
59(2)
The Coming of Persia and the End of the Archaic Age
61(1)
Map Discovery: The Persian Empire, ca. 500 B.C.E.
61
A Closer Look The Agony of Athletics
50(15)
The Race of Iron
43(1)
Hector and Andromache
44(13)
Two Faces of Tyranny
57(8)
Classical and Hellenistic Greece, 500--100 B.C.E.
65(36)
The Visual Record: Alexander at Issus: The Spread of Greek Civilization
66(10)
War and Politics in the Fifth Century B.C.E.
68(1)
The Persian Wars
68(1)
Thermopylae and Salamis
69(2)
The Athenian Empire
71(1)
Private and Public Life in Athens
71(3)
Pericles and Athens
74(1)
The Peloponnesian War
75(1)
Map Discovery: The Delian League and the Peloponnesian War
76(11)
Athenian Culture in the Hellenic Age
77(1)
The Examined Life
77(1)
Understanding the Past
78(1)
Athenian Drama
79(2)
Art and the Human Image
81(1)
From City-States to Macedonian Empire, 404--323 B.C.E.
82(1)
Politics After the Peloponnesian War
82(2)
Philosophy and the Polis
84(1)
The Rise of Macedon
85(2)
Map Discovery: The Empire of Alexander the Great
87(2)
The Empire of Alexander the Great
87(2)
The Hellenistic World
89(1)
Map Discovery: The Hellenistic Kingdoms
89(7)
Urban Life and Culture
92(1)
Women in Public Life
92(1)
Alexandria
93(1)
Hellenistic Literature
93(1)
Architecture and Art
94(1)
Hellenistic Philosophy
95(3)
Mathematics and Science
98(1)
Cultural Resistance
98
A Closer Look Technology and Innovation
96
The West and the Wider World Representing the Buddha: From Apollo to Christian Saint
90(11)
The Two Faces of Athenian Democracy
72(6)
Socrates the Gadfly
78(5)
Greeks and Barbarians
83(3)
Alexander Calls a Halt
86(15)
Early Rome and the Roman Republic, 800--146 B.C.E.
101(28)
The Visual Record: Eternal Rome: From Village to Empire
102(4)
The Western Mediterranean to 509 B.C.E.
104(1)
Merchants of Baal
104(1)
The Western Greeks
105(1)
Map Discovery: Greek and Phoenician Colonies and Trade
106(13)
Italy's First Civilization
107(2)
From City to Empire, 509--146 B.C.E.
109(1)
Latin Rome
109(1)
Etruscan Rome
110(1)
Rome and Italy
111(3)
Rome and the Mediterranean
114(5)
Map Discovery: The Punic Wars
119
Republican Civilization
120(1)
Farmers and Soldiers
120(1)
The Roman Family
121(1)
Social Effects of Expansion
121(1)
Roman Religion
122(2)
Republican Letters
124(1)
The Crisis of Roman Virtue
125
A Closer Look Hannibal's Elephants
116(13)
The Twelve Tables
113(5)
Polybius Compares Rome and Carthage
118(8)
Cato's Slaves
126(3)
Imperial Rome, 146 B.C.E. -- 192 C.E.
129(32)
The Visual Record: The Altar of Augustan Peace: The Making of the Roman Empire
130(8)
The Price of Empire, 146--121 B.C.E.
132(1)
Winners and Losers
132(1)
Optimates and Populares
133(2)
The End of the Republic
135(1)
The Crisis of Government
135(3)
Map Discovery: The Career of Julius Caesar
138(9)
A Life Worth Leading
139(2)
The Augustan Age and the Pax Romana
141(1)
The Empire Renewed
141(5)
Augustus's Successors
146(1)
Map Discovery: The Roman Empire, 14 and 117 C.E.
147
Religions from the East
149(1)
Jewish Resistance
149(1)
The Origins of Christianity
150(3)
Geographical Tour: A Tour of the Empire
153(1)
The Western Provinces
154(1)
The Eastern Provinces
155(2)
The Culture of Antonine Rome
157
A Closer Look A Day in the Pax Romana
144(17)
The Reforms of Tiberius Gracchus
134(3)
Cicero on Justice and Reason
137(15)
Peter Announces the Good News
152(9)
The Transformation of the Classical World
161(26)
The Visual Record: A Bride's Trousseau: The Synthesis of Christianity and the Classical Tradition
162(8)
The Crisis of the Third Century
164(1)
Enrich the Army and Scorn the Rest
164(1)
An Empire on the Defensive
165(1)
The Barbarian Menace
166(1)
Roman Influence in the Barbarian World
167(2)
The Empire Restored
169(1)
Diocletian, the God-Emperor
169(1)
Map Discovery: The Empire Under Diocletian
170(4)
Constantine, the Emperor of God
171(1)
The Triumph of Christianity
172(1)
Imperial Christianity
173(1)
Map Discovery: The Spread of Christianity
174(9)
Divinity, Humanity, and Salvation
174(2)
The Call of the Desert
176(1)
Monastic Communities
177(1)
Solitaries and Hermits
178(1)
A Parting of the Ways
179(1)
The Barbarization of the West
179(3)
The New Barbarian Kingdoms
182(1)
Map Discovery: Barbarian Migrations and Invasions
183
The Hellenization of the East
184
A Closer Look The Stainless Star of Wisdom's Discipline
180(7)
Tacitus on the Germans
167(6)
Religious Toleration and Persecution
173(4)
Love in the Two Cities
177(10)
The Classical Legacy in the East: Byzantium and Islam
187(32)
The Visual Record: From Temple to Mosque: The Continuity of Civilization in the Eastern Mediterranean
188(5)
The Byzantines
190(1)
Justinian and the Creation of the Byzantine State
190(2)
Emperors and Individuals
192(1)
Map Discovery: Byzantine Empire Under Justinian
193(12)
Families and Villages
194(1)
A Foretaste of Heaven
195(3)
Iconoclasm
198(1)
The Rise of Islam
199(1)
Arabia Before the Prophet
200(1)
Muhammad, Prophet of God
201(1)
The Triumph of Islam
202(2)
The Spread of Islam
204(1)
Map Discovery: The Spread of Islam
205
Authority and Government in Islam
206(1)
Umayyad and 'Abbasid Caliphates
207(1)
Islamic Civilization
208(2)
The Byzantine Apogee and Decline, 1000--1453
210(2)
The Disintegration of the Empire
212(1)
The Conquests of Constantinople and Baghdad
213
The West and the Wider World Industrial Espionage in the Sixth Century
196(23)
The Qur'an
202(9)
An Arab's View of Western Medicine
211(3)
A Turkish Guest in Constantinople
214(5)
The West in the Early Middle Ages, 500--900
219(34)
The Visual Record: The Chapel at the Waters: The Western Empire Reborn
220(3)
The Making of the Barbarian Kingdoms, 500--750
222(1)
Italy: From Ostrogoths to Lombards
222(1)
Map Discovery: The Barbarian Kingdoms, ca. 526
223(14)
Visigothic Spain: Intolerance and Destruction
224(1)
The Anglo-Saxons: From Pagan Conquerors to Christian Missionaries
225(4)
The Franks: An Enduring Legacy
229(1)
Living in the New Europe
230(1)
Creating the European Peasantry
231(1)
Rural Households
231(1)
Creating the European Aristocracy
232(1)
Aristocratic Lifestyle
233(1)
Governing Europe
234(1)
The Carolingian Achievement
235(1)
Charlemagne and the Renewal of the West
236(1)
The Carolingian Renaissance
236(1)
Map Discovery: Charlemagne's Empire, 814
237(10)
Carolingian Government
238(2)
Carolingian Art
240(1)
Geographical Tour: Europe in the Ninth Century
241(1)
England
241(1)
Scandinavia
242(3)
The Slavic World
245(1)
Muslim Spain
245(2)
After the Carolingians: From Empire to Lordships
247(1)
Map Discovery: The Division of Charlemagne's Empire
247
Disintegration of the Empire
247(1)
Emergence of France and Germany
248(1)
Cluny
248
A Closer Look The Jews in the Early Middle Ages
226(27)
Two Missionaries
228(2)
From Slave to Queen
230(8)
Charlemagne and the Arts
238(15)
The High Middle Ages
253(38)
The Visual Record: From the Syrian Desert to the Welsh Marshes: A Kings and His Castles
254(14)
The Countryside
256(1)
The Peasantry: Serfs and Freemen
256(2)
The Aristocracy: Warriors and Heiresses
258(2)
The Church: Saints and Monks
260(6)
Crusaders: Soldiers of God
266(2)
Map Discovery: The Crusades
268(4)
Medieval Towns
270(1)
Italian Cities
270(2)
Map Discovery: Medieval Trade Networks
272(12)
Northern Towns
273(2)
The Fairs of Champagne
275(1)
Urban Intellectuals
275(4)
The Invention of the State
279(1)
The Universal States: Empire and Papacy
280(3)
The Nation-States: France and England
283(1)
Map Discovery: The Consolidation of France Under the Capetians
284
A Closer Look Cathedrals of Light
262(29)
Visions Like a Flame
265(2)
Pope Urban II Summons a Crusade
267(11)
Saint Francis of Assisi on Humility and Poverty
278(9)
The Great Charter
287(4)
The Later Middle Ages, 1300--1500
291(30)
The Visual Record: Webs of Stone and Blood: European Civilization at the End of the Middle Ages
292(3)
Politics as a Family Affair
294(1)
The Struggle for Central Europe
294(1)
Map Discovery: Central and Eastern Europe, ca. 1378
295(9)
A Hundred Years of War
297(4)
Life and Death in the Later Middle Ages
301(1)
Dancing with Death
301(3)
The Plague of Insurrection
304(1)
Map Discovery: Spread of the Black Death and Peasant Revolts
304(5)
Living and Dying in Medieval Towns
306(2)
The Spirit of the Later Middle Ages
308(1)
The Crisis of the Papacy
308(1)
Map Discovery: The Great Schism
309(12)
Discerning the Spirit of God
310(2)
Heresy and Revolt
312(1)
Religious Persecution in Spain
313(1)
William of Ockham and the Spirit of Truth
314(1)
Vernacular Literature and the Individual
315
The Black Death in Florence
303(8)
A Woman Before the Inquisition
311(2)
Convivencia
313(8)
The Italian Renaissance
321(32)
The Visual Record: A Civic Procession: Community Building in Renaissance Venice
322(3)
Renaissance Society
324(1)
The Urban Environment
324(1)
Map Discovery: Largest Cities in Western Europe, ca. 1500
325(16)
Production and Consumption
326(1)
The Experience of Life
327(2)
The Quality of Life
329(1)
Renaissance Art
330(1)
An Architect, a Sculptor, and a Painter
331(2)
Renaissance Style
333(1)
Michelangelo
334(2)
Renaissance Ideals
336(1)
Humanists and the Liberal Arts
337(2)
Renaissance Science
339(1)
Machiavelli and Politics
339(2)
Map Discovery: Italy, 1494
341(7)
The Politics of the Italian City-States
341(1)
The Five Powers
342(1)
Venice: A Seaborne Empire
342(1)
Florence: Spinning Cloth into Gold
343(2)
The End of Italian Hegemony, 1450--1527
345(3)
A Closer Look The Fall of Constantinople
348(5)
On the Family
328(9)
The Renaissance Man
337(3)
The Lion and the Fox
340(7)
The Siege of Constantinople
347(6)
The European Empires
353(34)
The Visual Record: Astride the World: The Age of Monarchies
354(3)
European Encounters
356(1)
Africa and a Passage to India
356(1)
Map Discovery: Portuguese Explorations
357(7)
Mundus Novus
358(1)
The Spanish Conquests
359(5)
Map Discovery: Claims of Spain and Portugal to Overseas Empires
364(13)
The Legacy of the Encounters
364(3)
Geographical Tour: Europe in 1500: The Age of the New Monarchies
367(1)
Boundaries of Eastern Europe
367(1)
Central Europe
368(1)
Western Europe
369(1)
The Formation of States
370(1)
Eastern Configurations
371(2)
The Western Powers
373(4)
Map Discovery: The Unification of France
377
The Dynastic Struggles
379(1)
Power and Glory
380(1)
The Italian Wars
380
A Closer Look Isabella of Castile
360(27)
A Momentous Discovery
359(4)
The Halls of Montezuma
363(11)
Last Words
374(2)
The Kingdom of France
376(11)
The Reform of Religion
387(32)
The Visual Record: Sola Scriptura: The Bible and the Reformation
388(3)
The Intellectual Reformation
390(1)
The Print Revolution
390(1)
Map Discovery: The Spread of Printing
391(11)
Christian Humanism
392(1)
The Humanist Movement
392(1)
The Wit of Erasmus
392(4)
The Lutheran Reformation
396(1)
The Spark of Reform
396(2)
Martin Luther's Faith
398(1)
Lutheranism
399(2)
The Spread of Lutheranism
401(1)
Map Discovery: The Spread of Lutheranism
402(13)
The Protestant Reformation
403(1)
Geneva and Calvin
403(2)
The English Reformation
405(3)
The Reformation of the Radicals
408(1)
The Catholic Reformation
409(1)
The Spiritual Revival
410(2)
Loyola's Pilgrimage
412(1)
The Counter-Reformation
413(2)
Map Discovery: The Religious Divisions of Europe, ca. 1555
415
The Empire Strikes Back
416
A Closer Look Utopia
394(25)
A Dutch Wit
393(7)
Luther on Marriage
400(5)
The Eternal Decree
405(6)
Heavenly Vision
411(8)
Europe at War, 1555--1648
419(30)
The Visual Record: The Massacre of the Innocents: War and European Society
420(3)
The Crises of the Western States
422(1)
The French Wars of Religion
422(1)
Map Discovery: Religious Divisions in France During the Wars of Religion
423(8)
One King, Two Faiths
426(3)
The World of Philip II
429(2)
Map Discovery: Habsburg Lands at the Abdication of Charles V
431(13)
The Burgundian Inheritance
431(1)
The Revolt of the Netherlands
432(3)
The Struggles in Eastern Europe
435(1)
Kings and Diets in Poland
435(2)
Muscovy's Time of Troubles
437(1)
The Rise of Sweden
437(2)
The Thirty Years' War, 1618--1648
439(1)
Bohemia Revolts
440(2)
The War Widens
442(2)
Map Discovery: Population Loss in Germany During the Thirty Years' War
444
The Long Quest for Peace
444
A Closer Look The Monstrous Regiment of Women
424(25)
Catholics and Huguenots
428(5)
Cannibals
433(8)
War Is Hell
441(2)
Fire and Sword
443(6)
The Experiences of Life in Early Modern Europe, 1500--1650
449(34)
The Visual Record: Haymaking: Agriculture in a European Community
450(7)
Economic Life
452(1)
Rural Life
452(3)
Town Life
455(2)
Map Discovery: Grain Supply and Trade in Sixteenth-Century Europe
457(1)
Economic Change
457(1)
Map Discovery: Population Density in Europe, ca. 1600
458(18)
Social Life
460(1)
Social Constructs
460(2)
Social Structure
462(2)
Social Change
464(2)
Peasant Revolts
466(2)
Private and Community Life
468(1)
The Family
468(4)
Communities
472(2)
Popular Beliefs and the Persecution of Witches
474(2)
A Closer Look Sex and the Married Man
476(7)
Living by One's Wits
454(13)
The Peasants' Revolt
467(3)
A Feminine Perspective
470(5)
The Devil's Due
475(8)
The Royal State in the Seventeenth Century
483
The Visual Record: Fit for a King: The Grandeur of the European Monarchy
484(14)
The Rise of the Royal State
486(1)
Divine Kings
486(2)
The Court and the Courtiers
488(2)
The Drive to Centralize Government
490(1)
The Taxing Demands of War
491(1)
The Crises of the Royal State
492(1)
The Need to Resist
493(1)
The Right to Resist
494(2)
The English Civil War
496(2)
Map Discovery: English Civil War
498(8)
The English Revolutions
499(3)
The Zenith of the Royal State
502(1)
The Nature of Absolute Monarchy
502(2)
Absolutism in the East
504(2)
The Origins of French Absolutism
506(1)
Map Discovery: Expansion of Russia Under Peter the Great
506
Louis le Grand
507
A Glimpse of a King
487(10)
A Short, Sharp Shock
497(6)
The Nature of Man
503(2)
A Close Shave
505
Glossary 1(1)
Credits 1(1)
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