9780131501058

Western Heritage, Combined : Teaching and Learning Classroom Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131501058

  • ISBN10:

    0131501054

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback w/Disk
  • Copyright: 1/1/2005
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

This highly visual, brief survey of Western civilization provides an exceptionally balanced survey of the political, social, and cultural development of Western civilizationits strengths and weaknesses, and the controversies surrounding it.From the Birth of Civilization to the present, this combined edition provides a broad survey of western civilization.For those interested in a lively account of western heritage.

Table of Contents

The Birth of Civilization
The Rise of Greek Civilization
Classical and Hellenistic Greece
Rome: From Republic to Empire
The Roman Empire
The Early Middle Ages: Creating a New European Society and Culture (476-1000)
The High Middle Ages: The Rise of European Empires and States (1000-1300)
Medieval Society: Hierarchies, Towns, Universities, and Families (1000-1300)
The Late Middle Ages: Social and Political Breakdown (1300-1527)
Renaissance and Discovery
The Age of Reformation
The Age of Religious Wars
Paths to Constitutionalism and Absolutism: England and France in the Seventeenth Century
New Directions in Thought and Culture in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
Successful and Unsuccessful Paths to Power (1686 - 1740 )
Society and Economy under the Old Regime in the Eighteenth Century
The Transatlantic Economy, Trade Wars, and Colonial Rebellion
The Age of Enlightenment: Eighteenth-Century Thought
The French Revolution
The Age of Napoleon and the Triumph of Romanticism
The Conservative Order and the Challenges of Reform (1815-1832)
Economic Advance and Social Unrest (1830-1850)
The Age of Nation-States
The Building of European Supremacy: Society and Politics to World War I
The Birth of Modern European Thought
Imperialism, Alliances, and War
Political Experiments of the 1920s
Europe and the Great Depression of the 1930s
World War II
The Cold War Era and the Emergence of the New Europe
The West at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century
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