9780130277169

Western Heritage, The: Volume I, To 1715

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    9780130277169

  • ISBN10:

    0130277169

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2001
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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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, time-honored text presents a strong, clear narrative account of the central developments in Western history with a focus on several key themesthe 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

Part 1 The Foundations of Western Civilization in the Ancient World 1(191)
The Birth of Civilization
4(32)
The Rise of Greek Civilization
36(34)
Classical and Hellenistic Greece
70(40)
Rome: From Republic to Empire
110(36)
The Roman Empire
146(46)
Part 2 The Middle Ages, 476--1300 192(96)
The Early Middle Ages: Creating a New European Society and Culture (476--1000)
194(34)
The High Middle Ages: The Rise of European Empires and States (1000--1300)
228(28)
Medieval Society: Hierarchies, Towns, Universities, and Families (1000--1300)
256(32)
Part 3 Europe in Transition, 1300--1750 288(298)
The Late Middle Ages: Social and Political Breakdown (1300--1527)
290(26)
Renaissance and Discovery
316(36)
The Age of Reformation
352(36)
The Age of Religious Wars
388(28)
Paths to Constitutionalism and Absolutism: England and France in the Seventeenth Century
416(32)
New Directions in Thought and Culture in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
448(32)
Successful and Unsuccessful Paths to Power (1686--1740)
480(32)
Society and Economy under the Old Regime in the Eighteenth Century
512(38)
The Transatlantic Economy, Trade Wars, and Colonial Rebellion
550(36)
Part 4 Enlightenment and Evolution 586(192)
The Age of Enlightenment: Eighteenth-Century Thought
588(36)
The French Revolution
624(42)
The Age of Napoleon and the Triumph of Romanticism
666(38)
The Conservative Order and the Challenges of Reform (1815--1832)
704(38)
Economic Advance and Social Unrest (1830--1850)
742(36)
Part 5 Toward the Modern World 778(214)
The Age of Nation-States
780(34)
The Building of European Supremacy: Society and Politics to World War I
814(38)
The Birth of Modern European Thought
852(34)
Imperialism, Alliances, and War
886(48)
Political Experiments of the 1920s
934(30)
Europe and the Great Depression of the 1930s
964(28)
Part 6 Global Conflict, Cold War, and New Directions 992(76)
World War II
994(36)
Faces of the Twentieth Century: European Social Experiences
1030(38)
The Cold War Era and the Emergence of the New Europe
1068

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