History of Western Society Since 1300 for Advanced Placement / Edition 10

History of Western Society Since 1300 for Advanced Placement / Edition 10

by John P. McKay, Bennett D. Hill, John Buckler, Clare Haru Crowston
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0312640587

ISBN-13: 9780312640583

Pub. Date: 10/13/2010

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

A History of Western Society continues to capture the attention of AP European history students because it recreates the lives of ordinary people and makes history memorable. Brought to you by the highly regarded editors at Bedford/St. Martins, every element of the text has been rethought, reconsidered, and revised to bring the original vision to a new

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A History of Western Society continues to capture the attention of AP European history students because it recreates the lives of ordinary people and makes history memorable. Brought to you by the highly regarded editors at Bedford/St. Martins, every element of the text has been rethought, reconsidered, and revised to bring the original vision to a new generation of students. The tenth edition continues to tie social history to the broad sweep of politics and culture, heightening its attention to daily life, and strengthening the treatment of European exploration. With a dynamic new design, new special features on visual evidence, and a robust companion reader, A History of Western Society helps AP students master the concepts and content of European history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312640583
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
10/13/2010
Edition description:
Tenth Edition
Pages:
832
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Origins, ca. 400,000-1100 B.C.E.
 
Chapter 2
Small Kingdoms and Mighty Empires in the Near East, ca. 1100-513 BCE

Chapter 3
The Development of Classical Greece, ca. 2000-338 B.C.E.

Chapter 4
The Hellenistic World, 336-30 B.C.E.

Chapter 5
The Rise of Rome, ca. 750-31 B.C.E.

Chapter 6
The Pax Romana, 31 B.C.E.-284 C.E.
 
Chapter 7
Late Antiquity, 250-600

Chapter 8
Europe in the Early Middle Ages, 600-1000

Chapter 9
State and Church in the High Middle Ages, 1000-1300

Chapter 10
The Life of the People in the High Middle Ages, 1000-1300
 
Chapter 11
The Creativity and Challenges of Medieval Cities, 1100-1300
 
Chapter 12
The Crisis of the Later Middle Ages, 1300-1450
 
Chapter 13 
European Society in the Age of the Renaissance, 1350-1550

Chapter 14
Reformations and Religious Wars, 1500-1600

Chapter 15
European Exploration and Conquest, 1450-1650

Chapter 16
Absolutism and Constitutionalism, ca. 1589-1725

Chapter 17
Toward a New Worldview, 1540-1789

Chapter 18
The Expansion of Europe, 1650-1800

Chapter 19
The Changing Life of the People, 1700-1800

Chapter 20
The Revolution in Politics, 1775-1815

Chapter 21
The Revolution in Energy and Industry, ca. 1780-1850

 
Chapter 22
Ideologies and Upheavals, 1815-1850

 
Chapter 23
Life in the Emerging Urban Society, 1840-1900

 
Chapter 24
The Age of Nationalism, 1850-1914
 
Chapter 25
The West and the World, 1815-1914

Chapter 26
War and Revolution, 1914-1919
 
Chapter 27
The Age of Anxiety, ca. 1900-1940
 
Chapter 28
Dictatorships and the Second World War, 1919-1945
 
Chapter 29
Cold War Conflict and Consensus, 1945-1965
 
Chapter 30
Challenging the Postwar Order, 1960-1991

Chapter 31
Europe in an Age of Globalization, 1990 to the Present

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