Western Heritage, The: Teaching and Learning Classroom Edition, Combined Volume

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2007-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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For introductory-level survey courses in Western Civilization and European History and Civilization; or a supplemental text in Art History or other basic cultural history survey courses. This highly visualbriefsurvey of Western civilization provides an exceptionally balanced survey of the political, social, and cultural development of Western civilization-its strengths and weaknesses, and the controversies surrounding it. The Teaching & Learning Classroom edition of the highly successfulThe Western Heritage, Ninth Editionprovides your students with the most help available in reading, thinking, and applying the material they are learning in the text and in lecture. A series of pedagogical aids, in text and out of class study companions, as well as complete instructor presentational and assessment support makes this text the perfect choice for those looking to make history come alive for their students.

Table of Contents

The Birth of Civilization
The Rise of Greek Civilization
Classical and Hellenistic Greece
Rome: From Republic to Empire
The Roman Empire
Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages: Creating a New European Society and Culture (476-1000)
The High Middle Ages: The Rise of European Empires and States (1000-1300)
Medieval Society: Hierarchies, Towns, Universities, and Families (1000-1300)
The Late Middle Ages: Social and Political Breakdown (1300-1527)
Renaissance and Discovery
The Age of Reformation
The Age of Religious Wars
European State Consolidation in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
New Directions in Thought and Culture in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
Society and Economy under the Old Regime in the Eighteenth Century
The Transatlantic Economy, Trade Wars, and Colonial Rebellion
The Age of Enlightenment: Eighteenth-Century Thought
The French Revolution
The Age of Napoleon and the Triumph of Romanticism
The Conservative Order and the Challenges of Reform (1815-1832)
Economic Advance and Social Unrest (1830-1850)
The Age of Nation-States
The Building of European Supremacy: Society and Politics to World War I
The Birth of Modern European Thought
Imperialism, Alliances, and War
Political Experiments of the 1920s
Europe and the Great Depression of the 1930s
World War II
The Cold War Era and the Emergence of the New Europe
The West at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century
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