9780136174240

The Western Heritage: To 1715

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  • ISBN13:

    9780136174240

  • ISBN10:

    0136174248

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/1997
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

The book calls attention to the development of political freedom and constitutional government; the shifting relations among religion, society, and the state; the development of science and technology and their impact on thought and social institutions; and the major religious and intellectual currents that have shaped Western culture.

Table of Contents

VOLUME I
The Foundations of Western Civilization in the Ancient World 1(195)
1 The Birth of Civilization
6(28)
2 The Rise of Greek Civilization
34(38)
3 Classical and Hellenistic Greece
72(40)
4 Rome: From Republic to Empire
112(42)
5 The Roman Empire
154(42)
The Middle Ages, 476-1300 196(108)
6 The Early Middle Ages (476-1000): The Birth of Europe
200(40)
7 The High Middle Ages (1000-1300): The Ascendancy of the Church and the Rise of States
240(30)
8 The High Middle Ages (1000-1300): People, Towns, and Universities
270(34)
Europe in Transition, 1300-1750 304
9 The Late Middle Ages (1300-1527): Centuries of Crisis
308(24)
10 Renaissance and Discovery
332(36)
11 The Age of Reformation
368(46)
12 The Age of Religious Wars
414(34)
13 Paths to Constitutionalism and Absolutism: England and France in the Seventeenth Century
448(32)
14 New Directions in Thought and Culture in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
480(32)
15 Successful and Unsuccessful Paths to Power (1686-1740)
512

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