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Western Heritage, The: Volume 1

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Edition:
9th
ISBN13:

9780132197199

ISBN10:
0132197197
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2007
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

Volume I: to 1740 A core text for introductory-level survey courses in Western Civilization and European History and Civilization. Written by leading scholars in the field, this authoritative text presents an engaging and balanced narrative of the central developments in Western history. Seamlessly integrating coverage of social, cultural and political history, this text is presented in a flexible chronological organization. The new Ninth Edition provides updated scholarship, expanded coverage of cultural history, the ancient Near East, late antiquity, imperialism, and the Holocaust.

Table of Contents

The Foundations of Western Civilization in the Ancient World
The Birth of Civilization
Early Humans and Their Culture
The Paleolithic Age
The Neolithic Age
The Bronze Age and the Birth of Civilization
Early Civilizations to about 1000 b.c.e
Mesopotamian Civilization
Egyptian Civilization
Ancient Near Eastern Empires
The Hittites
The Assyrians
The Neo-Babylonians
The Persian Empire Cyrus the Great
Darius the Great Government and Administration
Religion Art and Culture Palestine
The Canaanites and the Phoenicians
The Israelites General Outlook of Mideastern
Cultures Humans and Nature
Toward the Greeks and Western Thought In Perspective
The Rise of Greek Civilization
The Bronze Age on Crete and on the Mainland to about 1150 b.c.e
The Minoans
The Mycenaeans
The Greek ldquo;Middle Agesrdquo; to about 750 b.c.e. Greek Migrations
The Age of Homer
The Polis Development of the Polis
The Hoplite Phalanx
The Importance of the Polis
Expansion of the Greek World Magna Graecia
The Greek Colony
The Tyrants (ca. 700-500 b.c.e.)
The Major States Sparta Athens
Life in Archaic Greece Society
Religion Poetry
The Persian Wars
The Ionian Rebellion
The War in Greece In Perspective
Classical and Hellenistic Greece Aftermath of Victory
The Delian League
The Rise Of Cimon
The First Peloponnesian War: Athens against Sparta
The Breach with Sparta
The Division of Greece Classical Greece
The Athenian Empire Athenian Democracy
The Women of Athens: Social Status and Everyday Life Slavery
The Great Peloponnesian War Strategic Stalemate
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