9780547147413

Western Civilization Ideas, Politics, and Society: Since 1400

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  • ISBN13:

    9780547147413

  • ISBN10:

    0547147414

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/29/2008
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

WESTERN CIVILIZATION, 9th Edition covers the Western intellectual tradition and the significance of its ideas within a political history chronology. Known for its accessible writing style, this text appeals to students and instructors alike for its brevity, clarity, and careful selection of content including its enhanced focus on religion and philosophy. Updated with more recent scholarship, the Ninth Edition retains many popular features, including comparative timelines and full-color maps with physical geography essays. New technology resources, including an interactive eBook, make learning more engaging and instruction more efficient.

Table of Contents

Early Modern Europe: From Renaissance To Enlightenment, 1350-1789
The Renaissance: Transition to the Modern Age
The Reformation: The Shattering of Christian Unity
European Expansion: Economic and Social Transformations
The Rise of Sovereignty: Transition to the Modern State
The Scientific Revolution: The Universe Seen as a Mechanism
The Age of Enlightenment: Reason and Reform
An Age Of Revolution: Liberal, National, Industrial, 1789-1848
The French Revolution: Affirmation of Liberty and Equality
Napoleon: Subverter and Preserver of the Revolution
The Industrial Revolution: The Great Transformation
Thought and Culture in the Early Nineteenth Century
Revolution and Counterrevolution, 1815-1848
An Age Of Contradiction: Progress And Breakdown, 1848-1914
Thought and Culture in the Mid-Nineteenth Century: Realism and Social Criticism
The Surge of Nationalism: From Liberal to Extreme Nationalism
The Industrial West: Responses to Modernization
Imperialism: Western Global Dominance
Modern Consciousness: New Views of Nature, Human Nature, and the
World Wars And Totalitarianism: The West In Crisis
World War I: The West in Despair
An Era of Totalitarianism
Thought and Culture in an Era of World Wars and Totalitarianism
World War II: Western Civilization in the Balance
The Contemporary World: The Global Age, Since 1945
Europe After World War II: Recovery and Realignment, 1945-1989
The Troubled Present
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