Cengage Advantage Books: Western Civilization A History of European Society, Compact Edition, Volume II

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-08-10
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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This affordable CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS version of WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A HISTORY OF EUROPEAN SOCIETY, COMPACT EDITION, VOLUME II offers a concise overview of the social and political forces that have shaped the West. In fewer pages than other texts, Hause and Maltby's narrative presents a social history of Western civilization within the essential contexts of major military and political events. Primary sources--excerpts of original documents that flesh out the concepts covered in the narrative, tables and graphs that collect the raw social and economic data of history--bring you right into the pages of history, giving you a fascinating look at the events that have shaped the world in which they live. Prominent subheads create a "virtual outline" that helps you quickly locate, read, and review key information. An in-text pronunciation guide and extensive end-of-chapter review materials--involve you in the story of the West.

Table of Contents

Overseas Conquest and Religious War to 1648
Preindustrial Europe: Science, the Economy, and Political Reorganization
The Social and Economic Structure of the Old Regime
Daily Life in the Old Regime
The Political Evolution of the Old Regime, 1715+89
The Culture of Old Regime Europe
The French Revolution and Napoleon, 1789+1815
Industrialization and the Social and Economic Structure of Europe
Daily Life in the Nineteenth Century
The Defense of the Old Regime, 1815+48
Europe in an Age of Nationalism, 1848+70
Europe in the Belle +poque, 1871+1914
Imperialism, War, and Revolution, 1881+1920
Europe in an Age of Dictatorship, 1919+39 553
Europe in an Age of Total War: World War II, 1939+45
The Social and Economic Structure of Contemporary Europe
Europe in the Age of the Cold War, 1945+75
The New Belle +poque: Democracy and Prosperity Since 1975
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