9781424067824

Western Civilization Beyond Boundaries

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    9781424067824

  • ISBN10:

    1424067820

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-01-01
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

WESTERN CIVILIZATION, Sixth Edition, is distinguished for both its wider definition of Europe that includes Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, and European frontiers and its global coverage.

Table of Contents

The Ancestors of the West
The Ship, the Sword, and the Book: Western Asia, ca. 1500-400 B.C.
The Greeks in the Polis to ca. 350 B.C.
Alexander the Great and the Spread of Greek Civilization, ca. 350-30 B.C.
Rome, from Republic to Empire
Imperial Rome, 31 B.C.-A.D. 284
The World of Late Antiquity, 284-ca.600
Early Medieval Civilizations, 600-900
The Expansion of Europe in the High Middle Ages, 900-1300
Medieval Civilization at Its Height, 900-1300
Crisis and Recovery in Late Medieval Europe, 1300-1500
The Renaissance
European Overseas Expansion to 1600
The Age of the Reformation
Europe in the Age of Religious Wars, 1560-1648
Europe in the Age of Louis XIV, ca. 1640-1715
A Revolution in World-View
Europe on the Threshold of Modernity, ca. 1715-1789
An Age of Revolution 1789-1815
The Industrial Transformation of Europe, 1750-1850
Restoration, Reform, and Revolution, 1814-1848
Nationalism and Political Reform, 1850-1880
The Age of Optimism, 1850-1880
Imperialism and Escalating Tensions, 1880-1914
War and Revolution, 1914-1919
The Illusion of Stability, 1919-1930
The Tortured Decade, 1930-1939
The Era of the Second World War, 1939-1949
An Anxious Stability: The Age of the Cold War, 1949-1989
A Continuing Experiment: The West and the World Since 1989
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