The Modernization of the Western World

The Modernization of the Western World : A Society Transformed

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This book focuses on the forces of social change and what they have meant in the lives of the people caught in the middle of them from medieval times through our current era of globalization.
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  • Paperback | 265 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 15.24mm | 498.95g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • maps
  • 0765639483
  • 9780765639486

Table of contents

Preface


Physical Map of Europe


Political Map of Contemporary Europe


1. The Modernization of the Western World John McGrath and Jay P. Corrin


2. Modernization and Social Change Kathleen Callanan Martin


3. Europe in the Medieval Era John McGrath


4. The Late Middle Ages and the Transformation of Medieval Society John McGrath


5. The Italian Renaissance Kathleen Callanan Martin and John McGrath


6. The Reformation Susan Hagood Lee


7. Commerce, Cities, and Capitalism John McGrath


8. The Centralization and Rationalization of the Political State John McGrath


9. The Enlightenment John McGrath


10. The French Revolution John W. Mackey


11. The Industrial Revolution John W. Mackey


12. Classical Liberalism and the Bourgeois State Kathleen Callanan Martin


13. Karl Marx and the Socialist Response to Capitalism Kathleen Callanan Martin


14. Nationalism and Nations John W. Mackey


15. The Age of Empire John W. Mackey


16. The Great War Benjamin E. Varat


17. Europe between the Wars Jay P. Corrin


18. The Rise of Fascism Jay P. Corrin


19. Total War: World War II Michael G. Kort


20. The Cold War Benjamin E. Varat


21. Globalization and Social Change John McGrath


Glossary


Index
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