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The West: Encounters & Transformations, Volume C (Chapters 18-29) / Edition 2

The West: Encounters & Transformations, Volume C (Chapters 18-29) / Edition 2


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ISBN-13: 9780321364036
Publisher: Longman
Publication date: 02/22/2006
Series: MyHistoryLab Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 496
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

“What Is the West?”

The Shifting Borders of the West.

Asking the Right Questions.

18. Eighteenth-Century Society and Culture.

The Aristocracy.

Challenges to Aristocratic Dominance.

The Enlightenment.

The Impact of the Enlightenment.

Conclusion: The Enlightenment and Western Identity.

Justice in History: A Case of Infanticide in the Age of the Enlightenment.

The Human Body in History:  Bathing in the West.

19. The Age of the French Revolution, 1789-1815.

The First French Revolution 1789-1791.

The French Republic, 1792-1799.

Cultural Change in France During the Revolution.

The Napoleonic Era, 1799-1815.

The Legacy of the French Revolution.

Conclusion: The French Revolution and Western Civilization.

Justice in History: The Trial of Louis XVI.

Encounters and Transformations:  The French Encounter the Egyptians, 1798-1801.

20. The Industrial Revolution.

The Nature of the Industrial Revolution.

Conditions Favoring Industrial Growth.

The Spread of Industrialization.

The Effects of Industrialization.

Industry, Trade and Empire.

Conclusion: Industrialization and the West.

Justice in History: The Sadler Committee on Child Labor.

Encounters and Transformations:  The Peterloo Massacre 1819

21. Ideological Conflicts and National Unification, 1815-1871.

New Ideologies in the Early Nineteenth Century.

Ideological Encounters in Europe, 1815-1848.

National Unification in Europe and America, 1848-1871.

Ideology, Empire, and the Balance of Power.

Conclusion: The Ideological Transformation in the West.

Justice in History:Prostitution, Corporal Punishment, and Liberalism in Germany.

The Human Body in History: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: The Body in Romantic Literature.

22. The Coming of Mass Politics: Industrialization, Emancipation, and Instability, 1870-1914.

Economic Transformation.

Defining the Political Nation.

Broadening the Political Nation.

Outside the Political Nation? The Experience of Women.

Conclusion: The West in an Age of Mass Politics.

Justice in History: The Dreyfus Affair—Defining National Identity in France.

The Human Body in History: Men in Black.

23. The West and the World: Cultural Crisis and New Imperialism, 1870-1914.

Scientific Transformations.

Cultural Crisis: The Fin de Siecle and the Birth of Modernism.

The New Imperialism.

Conclusion: Reshaping the West:  Expansion and Fragmentation.

Justice in History: The Trial of Oscar Wilde.

Encounters and Transformations:  Picasso Goes to the Museum.

24. The First World War.

The Origins of the First World War.

The Experience of Total War.

The Home Fronts.

War and Revolution.

Conclusion: The War and the West.

Justice in History: Revolutionary Justice—The Non-Trial of Nicholas and Alexandra.

The Human Body in History: Shellshock—From Woman's Malady to Soldier's Affliction.

25. Reconstruction, Reaction, and Continuing Revolution—The 1920s and 1930s.

Cultural Despair and Desire.

Out of the Trenches: Reconstructing Culture and Politics in the 1920s.

The Rise of the Radical Right.

The Polarization of Politics in the 1930s.

The West and the World:  Imperialism in the Interwar Era.

Conclusion: The Kingdom of Corpses.

Justice in History: The Trial of Adolf Hitler.

Encounters and Transformations:  From Mohandas to Mahatma:  Gandhi’s Transformation.

26. World War II.

The Coming of War.

Europe at War, 1939-1941.

The World at War, 1941-1945.

The War Against the Jews.

The Home Front:  The Other Wars.

Conclusion: The New Europe, The New West.

Justice in History: The Trial of Adolf Eichmann.

The Human Body in History: The G.I.

27. Redefining the West After World War II.

A Dubious Peace, 1945-1949.

The West and the World:  Decolonization and the Cold War.

The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe in the 1950s and 1960s.

The West:  Consensus, Consumption, and Culture.

Conclusion: New Definitions, New Divisions.

Justice in History: Show Time:  The Trial of Rudolf Slansky.

The Human Body in History:  The Pill:  Controlling the Female Body.

28. The West in the Contemporary Era: New Encounters and Transformations.

Economic Stagnation and Political Change:  The 1970s and 1980s.

Revolution in the East.

Rethinking the West.

Conclusion: Where Is the West Now?

Justice in History: The Sentencing of Salman Rushdie.

Encounters and Transformations:  Rock and Revolution.


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