Civilization in the West, Single Volume Edition / Edition 5

Civilization in the West, Single Volume Edition / Edition 5

by Mark Kishlansky, Patrick Geary, Patricia O'Brien
     
 

Civilization in the West, Fourth Editionmasterfully blends the social and political history of western civilization into a fascinating narrative. Maintaining a chronological framework, the authors' narrative brings political, cultural, and social history to life, enhanced by vibrant images, clear maps, and exquisite reproductions of art-an effectiveSee more details below

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Civilization in the West, Fourth Editionmasterfully blends the social and political history of western civilization into a fascinating narrative. Maintaining a chronological framework, the authors' narrative brings political, cultural, and social history to life, enhanced by vibrant images, clear maps, and exquisite reproductions of art-an effective and exciting combination for exploring the complete story of western civilization.MARKET Appropriate for anyone interested in the history of western civilization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321105004
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
07/24/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1104
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Maps
Charts, Tables, and Figures
Documents
Preface
Acknowledgments
Supplements
About the Authors
Ch. 1The First Civilizations2
Ch. 2Early Greece, 2500-500 B.C.36
Ch. 3Classical and Hellenistic Greece, 500-100 B.C.68
Ch. 4Early Rome and the Roman Republic, 800-31 B.C.104
Ch. 5Imperial Rome, 146 B.C.-A.D. 192134
Ch. 6The Transformation of the Classical World170
Ch. 7The Classical Legacy in the East: Byzantium and Islam198
Ch. 8The West in the Early Middle Ages, 500-900230
Ch. 9The High Middle Ages264
Ch. 10The Later Middle Ages, 1300-1500304
Ch. 11The Italian Renaissance338
Ch. 12The European Empires372
Ch. 13The Reform of Religion408
Ch. 14Europe at War, 1555-1648444
Ch. 15The Experiences of Life in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1650478
Ch. 16The Royal State in the Seventeenth Century516
Ch. 17Science and Commerce in Early Modern Europe552
Ch. 18The Balance of Power in Eighteenth-Century Europe590
Ch. 19Culture and Society in Eighteenth-Century Europe624
Ch. 20The French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era, 1789-1815660
Ch. 21Industrial Europe696
Ch. 22Social Transformations and Political Upheavals, 1815-1850738
Ch. 23State-Building and Social Change in Europe, 1850-1871778
Ch. 24The Crisis of European Culture, 1871-1914814
Ch. 25Europe and the World, 1870-1914848
Ch. 26War and Revolution, 1914-1920882
Ch. 27The European Search for Stability, 1920-1939918
Ch. 28Global Conflagration: World War II, 1939-1945956
Ch. 29Postwar Recovery and Crisis: From the Cold War to the New Europe992
Ch. 30The Contemporary West, 1968 to the Present1028
CreditsC-1
IndexI-1

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