9780131501027

Western Heritage Volume 1, The: Teaching and Learning Classroom Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131501027

  • ISBN10:

    013150102X

  • 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 1715, this volume 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 )
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