Western Civilization: Ideas, Politics, and Society, Volume II: From 1600 / Edition 9

Western Civilization: Ideas, Politics, and Society, Volume II: From 1600 / Edition 9

by Marvin Perry, Margaret Jacob, James Jacob, Myrna Chase
     
 


WESTERN CIVILIZATION, Tenth Edition, maintains a firm grounding in political history, while covering intellectual history (particularly the significance of ideas and contributions) to greater and deeper extent than any other text for the course. Known for its accessible writing style, this text appeals to students and instructors alike for its brevity, clarity,… See more details below

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WESTERN CIVILIZATION, Tenth Edition, maintains a firm grounding in political history, while covering intellectual history (particularly the significance of ideas and contributions) to greater and deeper extent than any other text for the course. Known for its accessible writing style, this text appeals to students and instructors alike for its brevity, clarity, and careful selection of content including its enhanced focus on religion and philosophy. Updated with more recent scholarship, the Tenth edition retains many popular features, including comparative timelines, full-color art essays, profiles, 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:
9780547147468
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/29/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


16. The Rise of Sovereignty: Transition to the Modern State. 17. The Scientific Revolution: The Universe Seen as a Mechanism. 18. The Age of Enlightenment: Reason and Reform. Part IV. AN AGE OF REVOLUTION: LIBERAL, NATIONAL, INDUSTRIAL, 1789-1848. 19. The French Revolution: Affirmation of Liberty and Equality. 20. Napoleon: Subverter and Preserver of the Revolution. 21. The Industrial Revolution: The Great Transformation. 22. Thought and Culture in the Early Nineteenth Century. 23. Revolution and Counterrevolution, 1815-1848. Part V. AN AGE OF CONTRADICTION: PROGRESS AND BREAKDOWN, 1848-1914. 24. Thought and Culture in the Mid-Nineteenth Century: Realism and Social Criticism. 25. The Surge of Nationalism: From Liberal to Extreme Nationalism. 26. The Industrial West: Responses to Modernization. 27. Imperialism: Western Global Dominance. 28. Modern Consciousness: New Views of Nature, Human Nature, and the Part VI. WORLD WARS AND TOTALITARIANISM: THE WEST IN CRISIS. 29. World War I: The West in Despair. 30. An Era of Totalitarianism. 31. Thought and Culture in an Era of World Wars and Totalitarianism. 32. World War II: Western Civilization in the Balance. Part VII. THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD: THE GLOBAL AGE, SINCE 1945. 33. Europe After World War II: Recovery and Realignment, 1945-1989. 34. The Troubled Present.

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