Civilization in the West, Volume 2 (since 1555)

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  • Edition: 7th
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  • Copyright: 2007-10-05
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Civilization in the Westblends social and political history with an exceptional map and image program to engage students and bring history to life. The authors tell a compelling story of Western Civilization that is enhanced by an image-based approach. "The Visual Record" chapter openers draw students in by using illustrations that underscore a dominant theme of the chapter. New "Image Discovery" features guide students to interrogate images, understand their contexts, and unpack their multiple meanings. The dramatic, changing contours of the West are explored through an exceptional map program, throughMap Discoveryfeatures, and throughGeographical Tours of Europe.

Table of Contents

Chronologies, Genealogies, and Figures
About the Authors
The Idea of Western Civilization 1
Europe at War, 1555-1648
The Visual Record: The Massacre of the Innocents: War and European Society
The Crises of the Western States
The French Wars of Religion
Map Discovery: Religious Divisions in France During the Wars of Religion
One King, Two Faiths
The World of Philip II
The Burgundian Inheritance
Map Discovery: Habsburg Lands at the Abdication of Charles V
The Revolt of the Netherlands
The Struggles in Eastern Europe
Kings and Diets in Poland
Image Discovery
Muscovy's Time of Troubles
The Rise of Sweden
The Thirty Years' War, 1618-1648
Bohemia Revolts
The War Widens
Map Discovery: Population Loss in Germany During the Thirty Years' War
The Long Quest for Peace
A Closer Look
The Monstrous Regiment of Women
The Heart and Stomach of a King
War Is Hell
Fire and Sword
The Experiences of Life in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1650
The Visual Record: Haymaking: Agriculture in a European Community
Economic Life
Rural Life
Image Discovery
Town Life
Map Discovery: Grain Supply and Trade in Sixteenth-Century Europe
Economic Change
Map Discovery: Population Density in Europe, ca. 1600
Social Life
Social Constructs
Social Structure
Social Change
Peasant Revolts
Private and Community Life
The Family
Popular Beliefs and the Persecution of Witches
A Closer Look
Sex and the Married Man
Living by One's Wits
The Peasants' Revolt
The Devil's Due
The Royal State in the Seventeenth Century
The Visual Record: Fit for a King: The Grandeur of the European Monarchy
The Rise of the Royal State
Divine Kings
The Court and the Courtiers
The Taxing Demands of War
The Crises of the Royal State
The Need to Resist
The Right to Resist
The English Civil War
Image Discovery
Map Discovery: English Civil War
The English Revolutions
The Zenith of the Royal State
The Nature of Absolute Monarchy
Absolutism in the East
Map Discovery: Expansion of Russia Under Peter the Great
The Origins of French Absolutism
Louis le Grand
The Divinity That Doth Hedge a King
A Short, Sharp Shock
The Nature of Man
A Close Shave
The West and the Wider World
The Siege of Vienna
Science and Commerce in Early Modern Europe
The Visual Record: Rembrandt's Lessons: Anatomy and the New Science
The New Science
Heavenly Revolutions
The Natural World
Science Enthroned
Empires of Goods
The Marketplace of the World
Map Discovery: Dutch Trade Routes, ca. 1650
Consumption Choices
Image Discovery: The Symbols of Trade
Dutch Masters
Mercantile Organization
The Wars of Commerce
The Mercantile Wars
The Wars of Louis XIV
Map Discovery: The Treaty of Utrecht
The Colonial Wars
Map Discovery: The Seven Years' War
The West and the Wider World
The Nutmeg Wars
The Telescope
Descartes Experiments
Defining Commerce
The Balance of Power in Eighteenth-Century Europe
The Visual Record: A Dashing Officer: The Rise of Militarism
Geographical Tour: A Grand Tour of Europe in 1714
Expansion of Western Europe
Realignment in Eastern Europe
The Rise of Russia
The Reforms of Peter the Great
Life in Rural Russia
The Enlightened Empress Catherine
The Two Germanies
The Rise of Prussia
Map Discovery: The Expansion of Prussia
Austria Survives
The Politics of Power
Map Discovery: The Partitions of Poland
The Greatness of Great Britain
The British Constitution
Parties and Ministers
America Revolts
Image Discovery: The West and the Wider World
The British Raj in India
Captain Cook Encounters the Tahitians
A King's-Eye View
Military Discipline
Unalienable Rights
Culture and Society in Eighteenth-Century Europe
The Visual Record: Happy Families: An Enlightenment Institution
Eighteenth-Century Culture
The Enlightenment
The Spirit of the Enlightenment
Image Discovery: The Impact of the Enlightenment
Eighteenth-Century Society
The Nobility
The Bourgeoisie
The Masses
Map Discovery: Cereal Crops in Europe
A Closer Look
Giving Birth in the Eighteenth Century
The All-Knowing
The Good of All
Love and Marriage
The French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era, 1789-1815
The Visual Record: The Tennis Court Oath: The Beginning of the French Revolution
The French Revolution and the Fall of the Monarchy
The Political and Fiscal Crisis of Eighteenth-Century France
Convening the Estates-General
The Outbreak of Revolutionary Action in 1789
Map Discovery: Revolutionary France
Declaring Political Rights
The Trials of Constitutional Monarchy
Experimenting with Democracy, 1792-1799
The Revolution of the People
"Terror Is the Order of the Day"
The End of the Revolution
The Reign of Napoleon, 1799-1815
Bonaparte Seizes Power
Napoleon at War with the European Powers
The First Empire and Domestic Reforms
Map Discovery: Napoleon's Empire
Decline and Fall
A Closer Look
The Guillotine: Revolutionary Justice
"What Is the Third Estate?"
Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen
Declaration of the Rights of Woman and Citizen
The Civil Code of the Code Napoléon (1804)
Industrial Europe
The Visual Record: Portrait of an Age: The Railroad
The Traditional Economy
Farming Families
Map Discovery: Population Growth in Europe, 1800-1850
Rural Manufacture
The Agricultural Revolution
Image Discovery: The Industrial Revolution in Britain
Britain First
Map Discovery: Great Britain: Canals and Natural Resources
Minerals and Metals
Cotton Is King
The Iron Horse
Entrepreneurs and Managers
The Wages of Progress
The Industrialization of the Continent
Map Discovery: Industrial Revolution on the Continent
France: Industrialization Without Revolution
Germany: Industrialization and Union
The Lands That Time Forgot
A Closer Look
Industry and the Environment
The Wealth of Britain
The Sin of Wages
Exploiting the Young
The Slavery of Labor
Political Upheavals and Social Transformations, 1815-1850
The Visual Record: Potato Politics: The Plight of the Poor in European Societies
Geographical Tour: Europe in 1815
The Congress of Vienna
The Alliance System
The New Ideologies
The New Politics of Preserving Order
Romanticism and Change
Reshaping State and Society
Protest and Revolution
Causes of Social Instability
The Revolutions of 1830
Map Discovery: Unrest of the 1820s and 1830s: Centers of Revolutionary Action
Reform in Great Britain
Image Discovery: Map Discovery: Unrest of the 1820s and 1830s: Centers of Revolutionary Action
Workers Unite
Revolutions Across Europe, 1848-1850
Map Discovery: The Revolutions of 1848
A Closer Look
The Birth of the Prison
Young Italy (1832)
The Communist Manifesto
Flora Tristan and the Rights of Working Women
State Building and Social Change in Europe, 1850-1871
The Visual Record: The Crystal Palace Exhibition of 1851: Symbols of a New Age
Building Nations: The Politics of Unification
The Crimean War
Map Discovery: The Crimean War
Unifying Italy
Unifying Germany
Image Discovery: Map Discovery: The Unification of Germany
The United States: Civil War and Reunification
Nationalism and Force
Reforming European Society
The Second Empire in France, 1852-1870
Victorian Political Reforms
Reforming Russia
The Politics of Leadership
Changing Values and the Force of New Ideas
The Politics of Homemaking
Realism in the Arts
Charles Darwin and the New Science
Karl Marx and the Science of Society
A New Revolution?
A Closer Look
A Working Woman
The Russian Emancipation Proclamation, 1861
Mistress of the House
On the Origin of Species, 1859
The Crisis of European Culture, 1871-1914
The Visual Record: Speeding to the Future: Mass Society and the Rejection of Tradition
European Economy and the Politics of Mass Society
Regulating Boom and Bust
Challenging Liberal England
Political Struggles in Germany
Political Scandals and Mass Politics in France
Defeating Liberalism in Austria
Outsiders in Mass Politics
Feminists and Politics
The Jewish Question and Zionism
Map Discovery: Jewish Migration
Workers and Minorities on the Margins
Shaping the New Consciousness
The Authority of Science
Establishing the Social Sciences
The "New Woman" and the New Consciousness
The New Consumption
A Closer Look
Sigmund Freud, Explorer of Dreams
The West and the Wider World
African Art and European Artists
Constance Lytton
"Angel" or Woman?
Europe and the World, 1870-1914
The Visual Record: The Politics of Mapmaking: The First Standardized Map of the World
The European Balance of Power, 1870-1914
Upsetting the European Balance of Power
The Instability of the Alliance System
The New Imperialism
The Technology of Empire
Motives for Empire
The Search for Territory and Markets
The Scramble for Africa: Diplomacy and Conflict
Gold, Empire Building, and the Boer War
Map Discovery: Africa, 1914
Imperialism in Asia
The Imperialism of the United States
Results of a European-Dominated World
Map Discovery: World Colonial Holdings
A World Economy
Race and Culture
Women and Imperialism
Ecology and Imperialism
Leopold II of Belgium, Speech to an International Conference of Geographers, 12 September 1876
Joseph Chamberlain's Speech to the Birmingham Relief Association
Karl Pearson and the Defense of Eugenics
The West and the Wider World?
Babylon Discovered
War and Revolution, 1914-1920
The Visual Record: Selling the Great War
The War Europe Expected
Separating Friends from Foes
Military Timetables
Image Discovery: Chain of Friendship
Map Discovery: The Schlieffen Plan and France's Plan XVII
Assassination at Sarajevo
A New Kind of Warfare
Technology and the Trenches
The German Offensive
Map Discovery: World War I
War on the Eastern Front
War on the Western Front
War on the Periphery
Adjusting to the Unexpected: Total War
Mobilizing the Home Front
Silencing Dissent
The Russian Revolution and Allied Victory
Revolution in Russia
The United States Enters the Great War
Settling the Peace
Wilson's Fourteen Points
Treaties and Territories
A Closer Look
The Women Who Started the Russian Revolution
All Quiet on the Western Front
"Dulce et Decorum Est"
War at Home
The Treaty of Versailles
The European Search for Stability, 1920-1939
The Visual Record: The Hard Lessons of Inflation
Geographical Tour: Europe After 1918
New Nation-States, New Problems
German Recovery
France's Search for Security
The United States in Europe
Crisis and Collapse in a World Economy
International Loans and Trade Barriers
The Great Depression
The Soviet Union's Separate Path
The Soviet Regime at the End of the Civil War
The New Economic Policy, 1921-1928
Stalin's Rise to Power
The First Five-Year Plan
The Comintern, Economic Development, and the Purges
Women and the Family in the New Soviet State
The Rise of Fascist Dictatorship in Italy
Mussolini's Italy
Mussolini's Plans for Empire
Hitler and the Third Reich
Hitler's Rise to Power
Nazi Goals
Propaganda, Racism, and Culture
Democracies in Crisis
The Failure of the Left in France
Map Discovery: Europe: Types of Government
Muddling Through in Great Britain
The Spanish Republic as Battleground
Image Discovery: A Closer Look
The Screams from Guernica
The Depression for Women
The Results of the First Five-Year Plan
The Law on the Abolition of Legal Abortion, 1936
Adolf Hitler on "Racial Purity"
Global Conflagration: World War II, 1939-1945
The Visual Record: Precursor of War: The Annexation of Austria
Aggression and Conquest
Hitler's Foreign Policy and Appeasement
Hitler's War, 1939-1941
Map Discovery: World War II in Europe
Collaboration and Resistance
Racism and Destruction
Enforcing Nazi Racial Policies
The Destruction of Europe's Jews
Image Discovery: Allied Victory
The Soviet Union's Great Patriotic War
The United States Enters the War
Winning the War in Europe
Japanese War Aims and Assumptions
Winning the War in the Pacific
Map Discovery: World War II in the Pacific, 1941-1945
The Fate of Allied Cooperation: 1945
A Closer Look
The Atomic Wasteland
Manifesto of the Jewish Resistance in Vilna, September 1943
President Franklin Roosevelt's Request for a Declaration of War on Japan, 8 December 1941
Japan's Declaration of War on the United States and Great Britain, 8 December 1941
"Glittering Fragments"
The Cold War and Postwar Economic Recovery: 1945-1970
The Visual Record: Europe in Ruins: Warsaw, 1946
The Origins of the Cold War
The World in Two Blocs
Map Discovery: The Division of Germany
Map Discovery: The Soviet Union and the Soviet Bloc
The Nuclear Club
Image Discovery: Decolonization and the Cold War
Postwar Economic Recovery in Europe, Japan, and the Soviet Union
The Economic Challenge
The Economic Solution: The Marshall Plan
Image Discovery: The Marshall Plan
Western European Economic Integration
Japan's Recovery
The Soviet Path to Economic Recovery
The Welfare State and Social Transformation
Prosperity and Consumption in the West
Family Strategies
Youth Culture and Dissent
The West and the Wider World
Mahatma Gandhi's Legacy
The Iron Curtain
The Marshall Plan
Report to the Twentieth Party Congress
The Second Sex
"Subterranean Homesick Blues"
The End of the Cold War and New Global Challenges, 1970 to the Present
The Visual Record: The Berlin Wall Comes Down
The End of the Cold War and the Emergence of a New Europe
The Brezhnev Doctrine and Détente
The New Direction in Soviet Politics
Reform in Eastern Europe
The Unification of Germany
Russia and the New Republics
Map Discovery: Republics of the Soviet Union
Ethnic Conflict and Nationalism
The Chechen Challenge
War in the Balkans
The West in the Global Community
European Union and the American Superpower
A New Working Class: Foreign Workers
Women's Changing Lives
Terrorism: The "New Kind of War"
The West and the Wider World: Made in Japan
President Vaclav Havel's Address to Czechoslovakia, 1 January 1990
Cities as Environmental Leaders, 2005
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