Western Civilization: A Brief History, Volume II, 7th Edition / Edition 7

Western Civilization: A Brief History, Volume II, 7th Edition / Edition 7

by Marvin Perry
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495901164

ISBN-13: 9780495901167

Pub. Date: 01/12/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning


WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A BRIEF HISTORY, Seventh 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…  See more details below

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WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A BRIEF HISTORY, Seventh 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 text for instructors and students of the Western Civilization survey course. The most significant addition for the Seventh Edition is the insertion in every chapter of a primary source that illuminates the narrative.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495901167
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/12/2010
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


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. 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 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. 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. VI. THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD. 21. The West in a Global Age. Epilogue: Reaffirming the Core Values of the Western Tradition.

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