The West Transformed: A History of Western Civilization, Alternate Volume, Since 1300 / Edition 1

The West Transformed: A History of Western Civilization, Alternate Volume, Since 1300 / Edition 1

by Warren Hollister, Sears McGee, Gale Stokes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0155081314

ISBN-13: 9780155081314

Pub. Date: 10/21/1999

Publisher: Cengage Learning

The West Transformed is a comprehensive, mainstream introductory Western Civilization or European History textbook. It covers a variety of fields of history including social history, but stresses traditional topics and a strong narrative. The development of civilization in the West is presented as a series of cultural, technological, social, and political

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The West Transformed is a comprehensive, mainstream introductory Western Civilization or European History textbook. It covers a variety of fields of history including social history, but stresses traditional topics and a strong narrative. The development of civilization in the West is presented as a series of cultural, technological, social, and political transformations. A strong unifying theme focuses on the tensions between continuity and change in human affairs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155081314
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/21/1999
Series:
West Transformed Series
Edition description:
ALT
Pages:
864
Product dimensions:
8.54(w) x 10.88(h) x 1.03(d)

Table of Contents

11. The Late Middle Ages: Crises and Transitions. 12. The European Renaissance. 13. Reformers and Reformations. 14. The Old War World and the New. 15. Striving for the Absolutist State: The Early Seventeenth Century Part IV: The Age of Revolutions. 16. The Age of Louis XIV. 17. The Scientific Revolution. 18. The Age of Enlightenment. 19. The Eighteenth-Century State: Global Empires and the Balance of Power. 20. The Industrial Revolution. 21. The French Revolution. 22. The Invention of Ideology. 23. Industrialization and Revolution. Part V: The Century of Power. 24. Power and the Nation-State. 25. The Economics and Ideology of Power. 26. The Birth of Modernism. 27. Imperialism and the Coming of World War I. 28. War and Revolution. 29. The Interwar Search for Solutions. 30. World War II: The Century of Power Bankrupt. Part VI: The End Of The European Era. 31. New World, New Europe. 32. The End of the European Era. Epilogue - New Beginnings.

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