Western Civilization:a Social and Cultural History, Volume II: 1500-the Present, Brief Edition

Western Civilization:a Social and Cultural History, Volume II: 1500-the Present, Brief Edition : A Social and Cultural History, Volume II: 1500-the Present, Brief Edition

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For courses in Introductory Western Civilization or European or Western History. This text explains why Western civilization is worth knowing about. It takes a consistently topical approach, stressing social and cultural themes in conjunction with the political narrative, and incorporates significant discussion of peoples and civilizations outside the boundaries of the West.show more

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  • Paperback | 351 pages
  • 203.2 x 254 x 19.05mm | 925.32g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Brief
  • 0130289264
  • 9780130289261

Table of contents

15. Absolute Power. 16. Europe Reaches Out. V. THE WEST EXPANDS. Science, Enlightenment, and Revolution (1500-1900). 17. The Age of Reason.18. Town, Court, and Country.19. Inalienable Rights.20. Revolt and Reorganization in Europe. VI. THE WEST BECOMES MODERN. Industrialization, Imperialism, Ideologies (1750-1914). 21. Machines in the Garden.22. Lives of the Other Half.23. The Western Imperium.24. Storm, Stress and Doubt. VII. TOWARD A NEW WEST. Post-War, Post-Modern, Post Industrial (1914-2000). 25. The Mighty Are Fallen.26. The Triumph of Uncertainty.27. States in Conflict.28. The End of Imperialism.29. Back from Armageddon.30. Epilogue.Glossary.Index.show more