Western Civilization: v. 2

Western Civilization: v. 2 : A Social and Cultural History

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This text explains why western civilization is worth knowing about. Taking a topical approach and stressing social and cultural themes, it asks, "What is the West?" and incorporates significant discussions of peoples and civilizations outside the boundaries of the West. Written by a single author, who understands the needs of typical college students, Western Civilization, 3/e is accompanied by rich visual images, numerous textual excerpts, provocative special features, and timelines, charts and maps that make the narrative even more accessible.show more

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  • Paperback | 552 pages
  • 210.8 x 274.3 x 25.4mm | 1,315.43g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0131929585
  • 9780131929586

Table of contents

I. THE WEST EXPANDS. 1. The Age of Reason. 2. Town, Court, and Country. 3. Inalienable Rights. 4. Revolt and Reorganization in Europe. II. THE WEST BECOMES MODERN. 5. Machines in the Garden. 6. Lives of the Other Half. 7. The Concert of Europe. 8. The Western Imperium. 9. Storm, Stress, and Doubt. III. TOWARDS A NEW WEST. 10. The Mighty Are Fallen. 11. The Triumph of Uncertainty. 12. States in Conflict. 13. The End of Imperialism. 14. Back from Armageddon. 15. Epilogue.show more