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

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


By (author) Marvin Perry, By (author) Margaret C. Jacob, By (author) James Jacob

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  • Format: Paperback | 592 pages
  • Dimensions: 188mm x 229mm x 23mm | 953g
  • Publication date: 28 November 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Boston
  • ISBN 10: 0547147465
  • ISBN 13: 9780547147468
  • Edition: 9, Revised
  • Edition statement: 9th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, maps

Product description

WESTERN CIVILIZATION, 9th Edition covers the Western intellectual tradition and the significance of its ideas within a political history chronology. 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 Ninth Edition retains many popular features, including comparative timelines and full-color maps with physical geography essays. New technology resources, including an interactive eBook, make learning more engaging and instruction more efficient.

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Table of contents

Part One: EARLY MODERN EUROPE. 1. The Rise of Modernity. 2. The Scientific Revolution. 3. The Enlightenment. Part Two: MODERN EUROPE. 4. Era of the French Revolution. 5. The Industrial Revolution. 6. Romanticism, Reaction, Revolution. 7. Thought and Culture in an Age of Science and Industry. 8. Politics and Society, 1845u1914. 9. European Imperialism. 10. Modern Consciousness. Part Three: WESTERN CIVILIZATION IN CRISIS. 11. World War I. 12. Era of Totalitarianism. 13. World War II. 14. Western Europe: The Dawn of a New Era. Part Four: THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD. 15. The West in an Age of Globalism.