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Tested by readers and approved by faculty, WCIV provides a brief, inexpensive introduction to western civilization that is packed with study tools designed to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. Learning is made easy through chapter-by-chapter study cards, self-quizzes, downloadable flash cards, marginal notations, key-term definitions, pronunciation guides, and links for further study that are found throughout the book. In addition, important concepts are easily reinforced through the interactive eBook, which provides readers with extensive links to primary sources, maps, and critical thinking exercises.
Table of Contents
|The Ancient World, 3000 B.C.-A.D 600|
|From Prehistory to Civilization, 3000-1200 B.C|
|Kings of Kings and One God, 1200-300 B.C|
|The First European Civilization: The Greeks, 2200-400 B.C|
|New Creations: Greek Religion, Arts, and Ideas, 800-300 B.C|
|Greater Greece: The Hellenistic Era, 400-30 B.C|
|The Rise of Rome, 800-30 B.C|
|The Roman Peace, 30 B.C.-A.D. 235|
|The Changing World of Rome: Emperors, Christians, and Invaders, 200 B.C.-A.D. 600|
|Medieval Civilization, 500-1300|
|After Rome, 500-700|
|Europe Takes Shape, 700-1000|
|Manors, Towns, and Kingdoms, 1000-1300|
|Western Christendom and Its Neighbors, 1000-1300|
|The Culture of Western Christendom, 1000-1300|
|The Remaking Of Europe, 1300-1700|
|Beginnings of a New Europe: The Late Middle Ages, 1300-1500|
|Worldwide Europe: Exploration and Empire Building, 1300-1800|
|Reviving the Past and Changing the Present: The Renaissance, 1300-1600|
|New Christianities: The Reformation, 1500-1700|
|Restructuring Kingdoms: Absolute and Limited Monarchy, 1600-1700|
|The Rise Of The Modern West, 1600-1900|
|New Worldviews: Science and Enlightenment, 1500-1800|
|Intercontinental Revolutions, 1700-1825|
|Ideologies and Power Struggles, 1815-1871|
|Industrial and Scientific Society, 1700-1900|
|Thinkers and Artists in a Changing World, 1848-1900|
|The West and the World in the Era of Global Civilization, 1900-present|
|The Imperialist World Order, 1871-1914|
|"The Lamps Are Going Out": The First World War, 1871-1919|
|The West Divided: Competing World Orders, 1917-1939|
|The West's Darkest Hour: The Second World War, 1919-1945|
|Science and Modernism in the Twentieth Century, 1900-1960|
|The Superpowers, 1945-1960s|
|Shifting Values, Thought, and Art: The Sixties and After|
|After the End of Empire: New Power Struggles and New Problems, 1970s and 1980s|
|The West Reunited? 1990s|
|The West in the Postcommunist World, 1990s|
|Western Civilization in the World of Today, 2000s|
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