9780495093640

Western Civilization Brief Discovery Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495093640

  • ISBN10:

    0495093645

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/4/2005
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Weaving the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, military, and other threads of Western civilization into a compelling story, BRIEF DISCOVERY EDITION of WESTERN CIVILIZATION focuses on helping you enhance your study skills for success in this course and throughout your college career. Learning to analyze source material as you read the narrative will help you master the content of the course and interpret other materials and events you encounter in daily life.

Table of Contents

The Ancient Near East: The First Civilizations
The Ancient Near East: Peoples and Empires
The Civilization of the Greeks
The Hellenistic World
The Roman Republic
The Roman Empire
The Passing of the Roman World and the Emergence of Medieval Civilization
European Civilization in the Early Middle Ages, 750-1000
The Recovery and Growth of European Society in the High Middle Ages
The Rise of Kingdoms and the Growth of Church Power
The Late Middle Ages: Crisis and Disintegration in the Fourteenth Century
Recovery and Rebirth: The Age of the Renaissance
Reformation and Religious Warfare in the Sixteenth Century
Europe and the World: New Encounters, 1500-1800
State Building and the Search for Order in the Seventeenth Century
Toward a New Heaven and a New Earth: The Scientific Revolution and the Emergence of Modern Science
The Eighteenth Century: An Age of Enlightenment
The Eighteenth Century: European States, International Wars, and Social Change
A Revolution in Politics: The Era of the French Revolution and Napoleon
The Industrial Revolution and Its Impact on European Society
Reaction, Revolution, and Romanticism, 1815-1850
An Age of Nationalism and Realism, 1850-1871
Mass Society in an "Age of Progress", 1871-1894
An Age of Modernity, Anxiety, and Imperialism, 1894-1914
The Beginning of the Twentieth-Century Crisis: War and Revolution
The Futile Search for Stability: Europe Between the Wars, 1919-1939
The Deepening of the European Crisis: World War II
Cold War and a New Western World, 1945-1970
The Contemporary Western World (Since 1970)
Glossary
Pronunciation Guide
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