Western Civilization, A Brief History / Edition 10

Western Civilization, A Brief History / Edition 10

by Marvin Perry
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1111837198

ISBN-13: 9781111837198

Pub. Date: 01/01/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A BRIEF HISTORY, Tenth Edition, maintains a firm grounding in political history, while covering intellectual history (particularly the significance of ideas and contributions) to a greater and deeper extent than any other text for the course. Author Marvin Perry's accessible writing style and flexible approach make this abridged version of

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WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A BRIEF HISTORY, Tenth Edition, maintains a firm grounding in political history, while covering intellectual history (particularly the significance of ideas and contributions) to a greater and deeper extent than any other text for the course. Author Marvin Perry's accessible writing style and flexible approach make this abridged version of WESTERN CIVILIZATION: IDEAS, POLITICS, AND SOCIETY an engaging Western Civilization survey text. Updated with more recent scholarship, the Tenth Edition retains many popular features, including comparative timelines, full-color art essays, and primary source boxes in each chapter. New technology resources (available separately), including CourseMate with interactive eBook, make learning more engaging and bring history concepts to life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111837198
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: THE ANCIENT WORLD: FOUNDATION OF THE WEST TO A.D. 500. 1. The Ancient Near East: The First Civilizations. 2. The Hebrews: A New View of God and the Individual. 3. The Greeks: From Myth to Reason. 4. Rome: From City-State to World Empire. 5. Early Christianity: A World Religion. Part II: THE MIDDLE AGES: THE CHRISTIAN CENTURIES 500-1400. 6. The Rise of Europe: Fusion of Classical, Christian, and Germanic Traditions. 7. The Flowering and Dissolution of Medieval Civilization. Part III: THE RISE OF MODERNITY: FROM THE RENAISSANCE TO THE ENLIGHTENMENT 1350-1789. 8. Transition to the Modern Age: Renaissance and Reformation. 9. Political and Economic Transformation: National States, Overseas Expansion, Commercial Revolution. 10. Intellectual Transformation: The Scientific Revolution and the Age of Enlightenment. Part IV: THE MODERN WEST: PROGRESS AND BREAKDOWN 1789-1914. 11. The Era of the French Revolution: Affirmation of Liberty and Equality. 12. The Industrial Revolution: The Transformation of Society. 13. Thought and Culture in the Early Nineteenth Century. 14. Surge of Liberalism and Nationalism: Revolution, Counterrevolution, and Unification. 15. Thought and Culture in the Mid-Nineteenth Century: Realism, Positivism, Darwinism, and Social Criticism. 16. Europe in the Late Nineteenth Century: Modernization, Nationalism, Imperialism. 17. Modern Consciousness: New Views of Nature, Human Nature, and the Arts. Part V: WESTERN CIVILIZATION IN CRISIS: WORLD WARS AND TOTALITARIANISM 1914-1945. 18. World War I: The West in Despair. 19. An Era of Totalitarianism. 20. World War II: Western Civilization in the Balance. Part VI: THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD. 21. Europe After World War II: Recovery and Realignment, 1945-1989. 22. The Troubled Present.

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