9780155081291

West Transformed Vol. I : A History of Western Civilization, to 1715

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    9780155081291

  • ISBN10:

    0155081292

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/19/1999
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing

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Summary

Contains chapters 1-17 of the comprehensive text.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Prologue from Human Origins to Civilization xxxvii
PART ONE THE BIRTH OF THE WEST 1(184)
The Origins of Western Civilization: The Ancient Near East
3(40)
The Foundations of Ancient Greece
43(32)
Hellenism and Its Diffusion
75(36)
Rome: From Republic to Empire
111(34)
Religion and the Transformation of the Roman Empire
145(40)
PART TWO WESTERN EURASIA IN THE MIDDLE AGES 185(196)
After Rome: Byzantium, Islam, the West, and Jews
188(35)
The Western Revival
223(42)
The Medieval Dual Revolution: A Money Economy and Religious Reform
265(43)
Crusaders and Kings in the High Middle Ages
308(39)
The Mind and Imagination of the High Middle Ages
347(34)
PART THREE AN AGE OF TRANSITION 381(196)
The Late Middle Ages: Crises and Transitions
384(44)
The European Renaissance
428(38)
Reformers and Reformations
466(43)
The Old World and the New
509(36)
Striving for the Absolutist State: The Early Seventeenth Century
545(32)
PART FOUR THE AGE OF REVOLUTION 577
The Age of Louis XIV
580(36)
The Scientific Revolution
616

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