9780072878455

The West in the World, Renaissance to Present, MP with ATFI Envisioning the Atlantic World and PowerWeb

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    9780072878455

  • ISBN10:

    0072878452

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-03-17
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 10 A NEW SPIRIT IN THE WEST: THE RENAISSANCE, ca. 1300-1640

~ A New Spirit Emerges: Individualism, Realism, and Activism

~ The Politics of Individual Effort

~ Individualism as Self-Interest: Life During the Renaissance

~ An Age of Talent and Beauty: Renaissance Culture and Science

~ Renaissance of the New Monarchies of the North: 1453-1640

CHAPTER 11 "ALONE BEFORE GOD:" RELIGIOUS REFORM AND WARFARE 1500-1648

~ The Clash of Dynasties--1515-1555

~ A Tide of Religious Reform

~ The Catholic Reformation

~ Europe Erupts Again: A Century of Religious Warfare, 1559-1648

~ Life After the Reformation

CHAPTER 12 FAITH, FORTUNE, AND FAME: EUROPEAN EXPANSION, 1450-1700

~ The World Imagined

~ The World Discovered

~ Confrontation of Cultures

~ The World Market and Commercial Revolution

~ The World Transformed

CHAPTER 13 THE STRUGGLE FOR SURVIVAL AND SOVEREIGNTY, 1600-1715

~ Stresses in Traditional Society

~ Royal Absolutism in France

~ The Struggle for Sovereignty in Eastern Europe

~ The Triumph of Constitutionalism

CHAPTER 14 A NEW WORLD OF REASON AND MOTION: THE SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION AND THE ENLIGHTENMENT, 1600-1800

~ Questioning Truth and Authority

~ Developing a Modern Scientific View

~ Supporting and Spreading Science

~ Laying the Foundations for the Enlightenment

~ The Enlightenment in Full Stride

CHAPTER 15 COMPETING FOR POWER AND WEALTH: THE OLD REGIME, 1715-1789

~ Statebuilding and War

~ Changes in Country and City Life

~ The Culture of the Elite: Combining the Old and the New

~ Culture for the Lower Classes

~ Foreshadowing Upheaval: The American Revolution

CHAPTER 16 OVERTURNING THE POLITICAL AND SOCIAL ORDER: THE FRENCH REVOLUTION AND NAPOLEON, 1789-1815

~ A Great Ferment: Trouble Brewing in France

~ The Constitutional Monarchy: Establishing a New Order

~ Napoleon Bonaparte

CHAPTER 17 FACTORIES, CITIES, AND FAMILIES IN THE INDUSTRIAL AGE: THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION, 1780-1850

~ The Industrial Revolution Begins

~ New Markets, Machines, and Power

~ Industrialization Spreads to the Continent

~ Balancing the Benefits and Burdens of Industrialization

~ Life in the Growing Cities

~ Public Health and Medicine in the Industrial Age

~ Family Ideals and Realities

CHAPTER 18 COPING WITH CHANGE: IDEOLOGY, POLITICS, AND REVOLUTION, 1815-1850

~ The Congress of Vienna: A Gathering of Victors

~ Ideologies: How the World Should Be

~ Restoration and Repression

~ A Wave of Revolution and Reform

~ The Dam Burst: 1848

CHAPTER 19 NATIONALISM AND STATE BUILDING: UNIFYING NATIONS, 1850-1870

~ Building Unified Nation-States

~ The Drive for Italian Unification

~ Germany By Blood and Iron

~ The Fight for National Unity in North America

~ Divided Authority in the Austrian and Ottoman Empires

~ Using Nationalism in France and Russia

CHAPTER 20 MASS POLITICS AND IMPERIAL DOMINATION: DEMOCRACY AND THE NEW IMPERIALISM, 1870-1914

~ Demands for Democracy

~ Insiders and Outsiders: Politics of the Extremes

~ Emigration: Overseas and Across Continents

~ The New Imperialism: The Race for Africa and Asia

CHAPTER 21 MODERN LIFE AND THE CULTURE OF PROGRESS: WESTERN SOCIETY, 1850-1914

~ The Second Industrial Revolution

~ City People

~ Sports and Leisure in the Cities

~ Private Life: Together and Alone at Home

~ Science in an Age of Optimism

~ Culture: Accepting the Modern World

~ From Optimism to Uncertainty

CHAPTER 22 DESCENDING INTO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: WORLD WAR AND REVOLUTION, 1914-1920

~ On the Path to Total War

~ The Front Lines

~ War on the Home Front

~ To the Bitter End

~ Assessing the Costs of the War

~ The Peace Settlement

~ Revolutions in Russia

CHAPTER 23 DARKENING DECADES: DICTATORS, DEPRESSION, AND WORLD WAR II, 1920-1945

~ Trying to Recover from the Great War, 1919-1919

~ Turning Away From Democracy: Dictatorships and Fascism, 1919-1929

~ Transforming the Soviet Union: 1920-1939

~ The Great Depression: 1929-1939

~ Nazism in Germany

~ The Road to War: 1931-1939

~ World War II 1939-1945

CHAPTER 24 SUPERPOWER STRUGGLES AND GLOBAL TRANSFORMATIONS: 1945-1980s

~ From Peace to Cold War

~ East and West: Two Paths to Recovery in Europe

~ The Twilight of Colonialism

~ A Sense of Relativity in Thought and Culture

~ Protests, Problems, and New Politics: The 1960s to the 1980s

~ Post-Industrial Society

~ Breakthroughs in Science

CHAPTER 25 INTO THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY

~ The Collapse of Communism

~ The World and the West from a Global Perspective

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