Civilization Past and Present Volume I: To 1650 (Chapters 1-18) / Edition 9

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  • ISBN-13: 9780321005311
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley
  • Publication date: 8/6/1999
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 537
  • Product dimensions: 8.56 (w) x 10.84 (h) x 0.84 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: Retrospective/Prospective 1942-1992
Prologue: Perspective on Humanity
Ch. 1 Along the Banks of Rivers: The Civilizations of the Ancient Near East 1
Ch. 2 The Glory That Was Greece: Aegean, Hellenic, and Hellenistic Civilizations 36
Ch. 3 The Grandeur That Was Rome: The Roman World, 509 B.C. to A.D. 180 69
Ch. 4 The Asian Way of Life: Ancient India and China to A.D. 220 98
Ch. 5 The City of God: The Fall of Rome and the Rise of Christianity 129
Ch. 6 Islam from the Beginning to 1300 150
Ch. 7 The Byzantine Empire, Eastern Europe, and Russia to 1600 170
Ch. 8 The Rising Flood of Asian Culture, 300-1300 194
Ch. 9 Europe's Search for Stability: The Early Middle Ages, 500-1000 223
Ch. 10 The High Middle Ages, 1000-1300: Medieval Politics, Economics, Religion, and Learning 245
Ch. 11 Europe in Transition: Religion, Politics, and Culture, 1300-1500 281
Ch. 12 "Man Is the Measure": Renaissance Thought and Art, 1300-1600 305
Ch. 13 "Here I Take My Sand": The Protestant and Catholic Reformations 337
Ch. 14 The Transition to Modern Times in Asia, 1300-1650 364
Ch. 15 Emerging Civilizations in Sub-Sahara Africa - and the New World 390
Ch. 16 European Expansion: Exploration and Colonization, 1400-1650 420
Ch. 17 The Strife of States and Kings: European Religion, Politics, and Art in a Century of Strife, 1560-1660 449
Ch. 18 L'Etat, C'Est Moi: European Absolutism and Power Politics 473
Ch. 19 The Crisis of the Old Regime, 1714-1774 497
Ch. 20 The European Dream of Progress and Enlightenment: Science, Art, and Philosophy in the Eighteenth Century 522
Ch. 21 The Rights of Man: Revolution in the Western World 546
Ch. 22 The European Shadow over Africa and Asia: Developments in the Non-Western World, 1650-1815 570
Ch. 23 Europe Transformed: The Napoleonic and Industrial Revolutions 593
Ch. 24 Revolution, Reaction, and Reform: Political Change, 1815-1871 625
Ch. 25 Society, Politics, and Culture, 1871-1914 649
Ch. 26 The Foundations of European Global Dominance 675
Ch. 27 Europe Transplanted: The British Dominions, the United States, and Latin America 691
Ch. 28 The Middle East and Africa, 18721[sic]-1914 721
Ch. 29 South and East Asia, 1815-1914 740
Ch. 30 Tragic War and Futile Peace: World War I 760
Ch. 31 The Eclipse of the Democracies: Economic Crises and Political Retreat, 1918-1939 791
Ch. 32 The Quest for Total Power: The USSR, Italy, and Germany 816
Ch. 33 Asia and Africa in the Interwar World 846
Ch. 34 Troubled Peace and World War II, 1920-1945 873
Ch. 35 The Bipolar "North," 1945-1991: Soviet and American Spheres 905
Ch. 36 The Emerging "South" Since 1945 940
Ch. 37 Toward the Third Millennium: Integration and Diversity 972
Epilogue: Toward the Twenty-First Century E1
Chronological Tables T1
Credits C1
Index I1
Reference Maps M1
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