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An incomparable narrative in a compact format at an affordable price, embellished with detailed maps and illustrations and intriguing captions, the Penguin Academic Civilizations in the West is the right choice for students today.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205664733
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 10/29/2009
  • Edition description: Combined
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 880
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark Kishlansky is Frank B. Baird, Jr., Professor of English and European History and has served as the Associate Dean of the Faculty at Harvard University. He was educated at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where he first studied history, and at Brown University, where he received his Ph.D. in 1977. For 16 years, he taught at the University of Chicago and was a member of the staff that taught Western Civilization. Currently, he lectures on the History of Western Civilization at Harvard. Professor Kishlansky is a specialist on seventeenth-century English political history and has written, among other works, A Monarchy Transformed, The Rise of the New Model Army, and Parliamentary Selection: Social and Political Choice in Early Modern England. From 1984 to 1991, he was editor of the Journal of British Studies as well as from 2003-2009, the general editor of History Compass, the first on-line history journal. He is also the general editor for Pearson Custom Publishing’s source and interpretations databases, which provide custom book supplements for Western Civilization courses.

Patrick Geary holds a Ph.D. in Medieval Studies from Yale University and has broad experience in interdisciplinary approaches to European history and civilization. He has served as the director of the Medieval Institute at the University of Notre Dame as well as director for the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he is currently Distinguished Professor of History. He has also held positions at the University of Florida and Princeton University and has taught at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris, the Central European University in Budapest, and the University of Vienna. His many publications include Readings in Medieval History; Before France and Germany: The Creation and Transformation of the Merovingian World; Phantoms of Remembrance: Memory and Oblivion at the End of the First Millennium; The Myth of Nations: The Medieval Origins of Europe; and Women at the Beginning: Origin Myths from the Amazons to the Virgin Mary.

Patricia O’Brien is a specialist in modern French cultural and social history and received her Ph.D. from Columbia University. She has held appointments at Yale University, the University of California, Irvine, the University of California, Riverside, the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris, and the University of California, Los Angeles. Between 1995 and 1999, Professor O’Brien worked to foster collaborative interdisciplinary research in the humanities as director of the University of California Humanities Research Institute. Since 2004, she has served as Executive Dean of the College of Letters and Science at UCLA. Professor O’Brien has published widely on the history of French crime and punishment, cultural theory, urban history, and gender issues. Representative publications include The Promise of Punishment: Prisons in Nineteenth-Century France; “The Kleptomania Diagnosis: Bourgeois Women and Theft in Late Nineteenth-Century France” in Expanding the Past: A Reader in Social History; and “Michel Foucault’s History of Culture” in The New Cultural History, edited by Lynn Hunt. Professor O’Brien’s commitment to this textbook grew out of her own teaching experiences in large, introductory Western civilization courses. She has benefited from the contributions of her students and fellow instructors in her approach to the study of Western civilization in the modern period.

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Table of Contents

  1. The First Civilizations
  2. Early Greece, 2500-500 BCE
  3. Classical and Hellenistic Greece, 500-100 BCE
  4. Early Rome and Roman Republic, 800-146 BCE
  5. Imperial Rome, 146 BCE — 192 CE
  6. The Transformation of the Classical World, 192-500
  7. The Classical Legacy in the East: Byzantium and Islam
  8. The West in the Early Middle Ages, 500-900
  9. The High Middle Ages, 900-1300
  10. The Later Middle Ages, 1300-1500
  11. The Italian Renaissance
  12. The European Empires
  13. The Reform of Religion
  14. Europe at War, 1555-1648
  15. The Experience of Life in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1650
  16. The Royal State in the Seventeenth Century
  17. Science and Commerce in Early Modern Europe
  18. The Balance of Power in Eighteenth-Century Europe
  19. Culture and Society in Eighteenth-Century Europe
  20. The French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era, 1789-1815
  21. Industrial Europe
  22. Political Upheavals and Social Transformations, 1815-1850
  23. State Building and Social Change in Europe, 1850-1871
  24. The Crisis of European Culture, 1871-1914
  25. Europe and the World, 1870-1914
  26. War and Revolution, 1914-1920
  27. The European Search for Stability, 1920-1939
  28. Global Conflagration: World War II, 1939-1945
  29. The Cold War and Postwar Economic Recovery, 1945-1970
  30. The End of the Cold War and New Global Challenges, 1970 to the Present
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