9780077504380

CONNECT HISTORY W/ LEARNSMART 2S ACCESS CARD FOR THE WEST IN THE WORLD

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  • Edition: 5th
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  • Copyright: 2013-10-22
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Connect students to the stories of history. Connect students to success in history. Connect students to the experience of history.

At McGraw-Hill, we have spent the past few years deepening our understanding of the student and instructor experience. Employing a wide array of research tools including surveys, focus groups, and ethnographic studies, we've identified areas in need of improvement to provide an opportunity for greater learning and teaching experiences. The new edition of The West in the World is a direct result of this in-depth research.

The West in the World’s newest edition is also a first in the teaching and learning of Western Civilization. Its groundbreaking web-based digital solution, its unique mid-length and lively narrative, and its rich, outstanding visuals creates a unique teaching and learning environment propelling greater student success and overall improved course results. Instructors gain better insight into students' engagement and understanding as students develop a base of knowledge and construct stronger critical thinking skills. Unparalleled coverage of art and culture as well as science and technology sets the stage and provides rich insights into historical time periods and events. The captivating stories and lush images keep students turning the page, helping prepare for class discussion and course work while its new teaching and learning platform, Connect History, enables students to engage with the course content on a greater level.

The West in the World illustrates the significance of economic, political, social and cultural interactions that shaped Western civilization while asking students to analyze the events and themes in order to build a greater understanding of the past and an appreciation of history's influence on the present. With The West in the World, students are no longer simply reading; they are reading, interacting, and engaging in a visual, auditory, and hands-on learning experience. As students uniquely experience the history of Western Civilization, The West in the World propels students to greater understanding and the achievement of greater course success.

Experience The West in the World and experience greater course success.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Roots of Western Civilization: The Ancient Middle East to the Sixth Century B.C.E.

Chapter 2. The Contest for Excellence: Greece, 2000-338 B.C.E.

Chapter 3. The Poleis Become Cosmopolitan: The Hellenistic World, 336-150 B.C.E.

Chapter 4. Pride in Family and City: Rome from Its Origins Through the Republic, 753-44 B.C.E.

Chapter 5. Territorial and Christian Empires: The Roman Empire, 31 B.C.E. to 410 C.E.

Chapter 6. A World Divided: Western Kingdoms, Byzantium, and the Islamic World, ca. 376-1000

Chapter 7. The Struggle to Bring Order: The Early Middle Ages, ca. 750-1000

Chapter 8. Order Restored: The High Middle Ages, 1000-1300

Chapter 9. The West Struggles and Eastern Empires Flourish: The Late Middle Ages, ca. 1300-1500

Chapter 10. A New Spirit in the West: The Renaissance,ca. 1300-1640

Chapter 11. "Alone Before God": Religious Reform and Warfare 1500-1648

Chapter 12. Faith, Fortune, and Fame: European Expansion, 1450-1700

Chapter 13. The Struggle for Survival and Sovereignty: Europe's Social and Political Order, 1600-1715

Chapter 14. A New World of Reason and Reform: The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment, 1600-1800

Chapter 15. Competing for Power and Wealth: The Old Regime, 1715-1789

Chapter 16. Overturning the Political and Social Order: The French Revolution and Napoleon, 1789-1815

Chapter 17. Factories, Cities, and Families in the Industrial Age: The Industrial Revolution, 1780-1850

Chapter 18. Coping with Change: Ideology, Politics, and Revolution, 1815-1850

Chapter 19. Nationalism and Statebuilding: Unifying Nations, 1850-1870

Chapter 20. Mass Politics and Imperial Domination: Democracy and the New Imperialism, 1870-1914

Chapter 21. Modern Life and the Culture of Progress: Western Society, 1850-1914

Chapter 22. Descending Into the Twentieth Century: World War and Revolution, 1914-1920

Chapter 23. Darkening Decades: Recovery, Dictators, and Depression, 1920-1939 00

Chapter 24. Into the Fire Again: World War II, 1939-1945

Chapter 25. Superpower Struggles and Global Transformations: The Cold War,1945-1980s

Chapter 26. Into the Twenty-First Century: The Present in Perspective

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