9780534642365

A Brief History Of The Western World Infotrac

  • ISBN 13:

    9780534642365

  • ISBN 10:

    0534642365

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/15/2004
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

(Single volume includes Parts One to Five, Chapters 1-16; Volume I: To 1789 includes Parts One to Three, Chapters 1-10, Volume II: Since 1300 includes Parts Three to Five, Chapters 7-16) Prologue: What Is Western Civilization? PART ONE: The Ancient World: Middle Eastern and Mediterranean Civilization. 1. The Birth of Civilization in the Middle East. 2. The Greek Beginnings of Western Civilization. 3. The Roman Triumph and Fall. 4. A Conquering New Faith: Christianity. PART TWO: Medieval Civilization. 5. The Creation of Europe: Political and Social Foundations. 6. The Flowering of Medieval Culture. PART THREE: The Remaking of Europe. 7. The Transformation and Expansion of Europe. 8. The Renaissance: Upsurge of Humanism. 9. The Reformation: Division and Reform in the Church. PART FOUR: The RISE OF THE MODERN West. 10. Absolute Monarchy, Science, and Enlightenment. 11. The First Modern Revolutions. 12. Liberalism, Nationalism, and Conservatism. 13. The Impact of the Machine. PART FIVE: The West and the World in the Era of Global Civilization. 14. The West Divided: Imperialism, World War, and Competing World Orders. 15. The West Reunited: The Cold War, Decolonization, and the End of Communism. 16. The Revolution in Western Culture. 17. Western Civilization in the World of Today.

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