9780136003229

Heritage of World Civilizations, The, Volume 2

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  • ISBN13:

    9780136003229

  • ISBN10:

    0136003222

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

For undergraduate level World Civilization or World History courses. This comprehensive yet accessible survey of world history has been extensively revised to provide an even more global and comparative perspective on the events and processes that have shaped our increasingly interdependent world. Written by leading scholars in their respective fields,Heritage of World Civilizations 8e,combines unusually strong and thorough coverage of the unique heritage of Asian, African, Islamic, Western, and American civilizations, while highlighting the role of the world's great religious and philosophical traditions.

Table of Contents

Combined Volume contains Chapters 1-35
Volume I contains Chapters 1-18
Volume II contains Chapters 16-35
Volume II Begins
The World in Transition
Europe 1500-1650: Expansion, Reformation, and Religious Wars
The Discovery of a New World
The Reformation
The Northern Renaissance
Martin Luther and the German Reformation to 1525
Zwingli and the Swiss Reformation
Anabaptists and Radical Protestants
John Calvin and the Genevan Reformation
Political Consolidation of the Lutheran Reformation
The English Reformation to 1553
Catholic Reform and Counter-Reformation
The Reformationrsquo;s Achievements
Family Life in Early Modern Europe
The Wars of Religion
French Wars of Religion (1562-1598)
Imperial Spain and the Reign of Philip II (1556-1598)
England and Spain (1558-1603)
The Thirty Years War (1618-1648)
Superstition and Enlightenment: the Battle Within
Witch Hunts and Panic
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