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The West A Narrative History, Volume Two: Since 1400

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The book students will read: Concise. Relevant. Accessible. The West: A Narrative Historyis a concisebut not abridged introduction to the West, encompassing all cultures that trace their ancestry to the ancient Mediterranean world. It is not a reduced version of a larger study, but a full narrative of the West written concisely. This learning program is built around a Key Question in every chapter, a feature that shows students why western civilization is relevantfor them. Students will discover the key questions that define the past are in many ways the same key questions of today. Since students often see conflict between a Christian "West" and an Islamic "East" in today's society, the authors highlight the ongoing role the Middle East has played in shaping the West. Students will understand the links between people of the West and those in other regions. The Westis an accessibleprogram available in several formats to give instructors and students more choices and more ways to save. With the release of the 3rdedition, The Westbecomes an integrated program tied closely to the new MyHistoryLab. A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning The new MyHistoryLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking Each chapter opens with a Key Question and a brief Key Question essay. The Key Question is revisited at the end of the chapter, and MyHistoryLab Icons and Connections features ensure close integration with the new MyHistoryLab. Engage Students Maps, illustrations, and a biography feature promote discussion of the narrative. Support Instructors -MyHistoryLab, ClassPrep, Instructor's Manual, MyTest, Annotated Instructor's eText, and PowerPoints are available. For volume one of this text, search ISBN-10: 0205180930 For volume two of this text, search ISBN-10: 0205180914 Note:MyHistoryLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MyHistoryLab, please visit:www.myhistorylab.comor you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MyHistoryLab (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205233643 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205233649.

Author Biography

A. Daniel Frankforter is Professor of History at the Pennsylvania State University, where he has taught for four decades. His undergraduate work was in the history of ideas and philosophy at Franklin and Marshall College. He earned a Master of Divinity degree from Drew University, did graduate work at Columbia University and the University of Göttingen, and completed master’s and doctoral degrees in medieval history and religious studies at Penn State. His research interests are in English ecclesiastical history, the evolving status of women in medieval Europe, and textual criticism. Articles on these topics have appeared in such journals as Manuscripta, Church History, The British Studies Monitor, The Catholic Historical Review, The American Benedictine Review, The International Journal of Women’s Studies, and The Journal of Women’s History. His books include A History of the Christian Movement: An Essay on the Development of Christian Institutions, Civilization and Survival, The Shakespeare Name Dictionary (with J. Madison Davis), The Medieval Millennium: An Introduction, The Western Heritage, brief edition (with Donald Kagan, Stephen Ozment, and Frank Turner), The Heritage of World Civilizations, brief third edition (with Albert Craig, William Graham, Donald Kagan, Stephen Ozment, and Frank Turner), an edition and translation of Poullain de la Barre’s De L’Égalité des deux Sexes, and Stones for Bread: A Critique of Contemporary Worship. His most recent work is: Word of God/Words of Men: The Use and Abuse of Scripture. Over the course of his career he has developed 15 courses dealing with aspects of the ancient and medieval periods of Western civilization, the Judeo-Christian tradition, and gender issues. His service in the classroom has been acknowledged by the Penn State Behrend Excellence in Teaching Award and the prestigious Amoco Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching Performance.

 

William M. Spellman is Professor of History at the University of North Carolina Asheville and Director of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a constorium of twenty-six institutions in the United States and Canada.  He is a graduate of Suffolk University, Boston, and holds a PhD from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.  He is the author of John Locke and The Problem of Depravity (Oxford, 1988); The Latitudinarians and the Church of England (Georgia, 1993); John Locke (Macmillan, 1995): European Political Thought, 1600-1700 (Macmillan, 1997); Monarchies, 1000-2000 (Reaktion, 2000); The Global Community: Migration and the Making of the Modern World (Sutton, 2002): A Concise History of the World Since 1945 (Palgrave, 2006); Uncertain Identity: International Migration Since 1945 (Reaktion, 2008); and A Short History of Western Political Thought (Palgrave, 2011).

Table of Contents

Found in this section:

1. Brief Table of Contents

2. Full Table of Contents

 


1. BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Introduction

 

Part IV Challenges, Conflicts, and Departures 1300 to 1700

Chapter 12 Renaissance and Exploration

Chapter 13 Reformation, Religious Wars, and National Conflicts 

 

Part V The Revolutionary Impulse

Chapter 14 The Early Modern State

Chapter 15 New World Views: Europe’s Scientific Revolution

Chapter 16 The Age of Enlightenment: Rationalism and its Uses

Chapter 17 Rebellion and Revolution: American Independence and the French Revolution 

 

Part VI Europe Triumphant 1815 to 1914

Chapter 18 Industry, Society, and Environment

Chapter 19 The Age of Ideology in Western Europe

Chapter 20 The Consolidation of Nation States

Chapter 21 Global Empire and European Culture

 

Part VII Europe in Crisis 1914 to 1945

Chapter 22 World War I: The End of Enlightenment

Chapter 23 The Troubled Interwar Years

Chapter 24 World War II: Europe in Eclipse

 

Part VIII The Postwar Western Community 1945 to 2008

Chapter 25 Decolonization and the Cold War

Chapter 26 Western Civilization and the Global Community

 


2. FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Introduction

  

Part IV – Challenges, Conflicts, and Departures 1300 to 1700

 

Chapter 12: Renaissance and Exploration

Key Question: How should a society use its history?

    The Context for the Renaissance  

    The Culture of the Renaissance 

    The Northern Renaissance  

    The Middle East: The Ottoman Empire 

    Europe and Atlantic Exploration

 

Chapter 13: Reformation, Religious Wars, and National Conflicts

Key Question: How do civilized societies justify war?

    The Lutheran Reformation

    The Swiss Reformation 

    The Catholic Reformation 

    The Habsburg-Valois Wars 

    England’s Ambivalent Reformation 

    Convergence of Foreign and Domestic Politics: England, Spain, and France 

    The Final Religious Upheaval 

 

Part V The Revolutionary Impulse

 

Chapter 14: The Early Modern State

Key Question: How do political systems reflect the structure of social and economic life?

    Society in Early Modern Europe

    Forging Centralized States

    Absolutism in France

    Constitutionalism in England

    Wars of Empire and Global Markets

    Central and Eastern Europe

    Europe’s Declining Powers

 

Chapter 15: New World Views: Europe’s Scientific Revolution

Key Question: How does the study of the natural world influence religious belief and the understanding of truth?

    The Medieval World View

    Anticipating the New Science

    New Directions in Astronomy and Physics

    New Approaches to Truth

    Theory and Application

    Politics as Science

    Science as Religion

    Superstition and Its Victims

 

Chapter 16: The Age of Enlightenment: Rationalism and its Uses

Key Question: How do people construct ideas of progress?

    Critiquing the Traditional Way of Life

    Formulas for Improving Material Conditions

    Enlightened Despots

    Critiquing the Enlightenment

    The Arts in the Age of Reason

 

Chapter 17: Rebellion and Revolution: American Independence and the French Revolution

Key Question: Can political change occur without social and economic upheaval?

    America Rejects Europe

    Revolution in France

    Napoleon Bonaparte and the Export of Revolution, 1799—1815

    The French Revolution and the Americas

 

Part VI Europe Triumphant 1815 to 1914

 

Chapter 18: Industry, Society, and Environment

Key Question: How do technology and urbanization influences the relationship between humans and nature?

    From Rural to Urban Lifestyles in Europe

    Agriculture, Demographics, and Labor

    Innovations in Production

    The Social Consequences of Industrialization

    Industry, the State, and Global Power 

  

Chapter 19: The Age of Ideology in Western Europe

Key Question: What leads people to challenge conventional ideas and practices?

    The Congress System and the Conservative Agenda

    Ideological Ferment

    The Revolutions of 1848    

    Britain and Reform

    The Romantic Movement

    Utilitarianism and Utopian Socialism

    The Marxist Challenge 

 

Chapter 20: The Consolidation of Nation States

Key Question: Is nationalism a constructive force in the modern age?

    Italian Unification

    The Creation of Modern Germany

    Constitutional Change in France and Britain

    The Waning of the Habsburg, Russian, and Ottoman Empires

    The United States and Western Europe

    Nationalism and Race

 

Chapter 21: Global Empire and European Culture

Key Question: How does the projection of power reflect wider cultural values?

    The New Imperialism: Motives and Methods

    The Scramble for Empire: Africa

    The Scramble for Empire: South and East Asia

    The Legacy of Empire

    Imperialism, Intellectual Controversy, and European Culture

    Transformation in the Arts

 

Part VII Europe in Crisis 1914 to 1945

 

Chapter 22: World War I: The End of Enlightenment

Key Question: Are nation states inherently adversarial?

    The Alliance System

    The Experience of Modern Warfare

    The Eastern Front and Europe’s Empire

    Naval War and American Entry

    The Impact of Total War at Home

    Bolshevik Revolution in Russia

    Peace Settlement and European Consciousness 

 

Chapter 23: The Troubled Interwar Years

Key Question: Can personal liberty be maintained under conditions of material hardship?

    Postwar Problems in Western Europe

    The Price of Victory

    The Great Depression, 1929—1939

    Coping with the Depression

    Italy: The First Fascist State

    Authoritarian Regimes in Spain and Eastern Europe

    The Emergence of Nazi Germany

    Imperial Japan

    The Soviet Union under Stalin

 

Chapter 24: World War II: Europe in Eclipse

Key Question: Can the force of ideas sustain a civilization under attack?

    The Process of Appeasement, 1933—1939

    Nazism Triumphant, 1939—1941: Europe and North Africa

    The German Empire

    The Destruction of the Jews

    The Home Front and the Role of Women

    War in Asia and the Pacific

    The Tide Turns, 1942—1945

    Planning for the Postwar World

 

Part VIII The Postwar Western Community 1945 to 2008

 

Chapter 25: Decolonization and the Cold War

Key Question: How does ideology shape public policy?

    The Eclipse of Postwar Optimism

    The End of European Empire

    Expanding the Cold War

    The Cold War and Nuclear Threat

    Cuban Missile Crisis

    Divisions and Detente

 

Chapter 26: Western Civilization and the Global Community

Key Question: Has the West defined the process of globalization?

    The End of Communism

    United Europe?

    Science, Technology and the Envirnoment

    Women and the Struggle for Equality

    Religious Divides and Ethnic Nationalism

    The Postindustrial West



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