9781111342548

WCIV, Volume II (with Review Cards and History CourseMate with eBook, Wadsworth Western Civilization Resource Center 2-Semester Printed Access Card)

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    9781111342548

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    1111342547

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2011
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Summary

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 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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