A text that students actually enjoy reading, this comprehensive–yet streamlined–narrative history of the Western world brings the stories of ordinary people as well as famous leaders and events to life. Authoritative and up-to-date, it offers exceptionally broad social and geographical coverage–highlighting the global setting of Western history and emphasizing the effects of the West's repeated encounters with the non-Western world.
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Book Description Pearson, 1996. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: NOTE: Combined Volume consists of Chapters 1-30. Volume II consists of Chapters 12-30. Introduction: What Is the Western World? I. ANCIENT TIMES 1. Shadows of the Pyramids: The World Before the West. 2. White Cities by the Sea: The Greek City-States. 3. Athena and Isis: The Hellenistic World. 4. The City on the Seven Hills: The Roman Republic. 5. The Power of the Caesars: The Roman Empire. II. THE CENTURIES OF CHRISTENDOM. 6. Out of the Ruins: The Early Middle Ages. 7. Sailing to Byzantium: Europe's Eastern Neighbors. 8. When the Cathedrals Were White: The High Middle Ages. 9. Apocalypse: The End of the Middle Ages. III. THE EARLY MODERN WEST 10. The West Reborn: The Renaissance. 11. Faith and Fury: The Reformation. 12. I Am the State: The Age of Absolutism. 13. Michelangelo's Dome and Newton's Apple: The Birth of the Modern Mind. 14. Empires Beyond the Seas: The Rise of Western Imperialism. IV. THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY: NEW DIRECTIONS. 15. The Pillars of Civilization: Europe in the Old Regime. 16. The Age of Reason: The Challenge of The Enlightenment. 17. Revolutionary Beginnings: The American Revolution and the Industrial Revolution. 18. From the Bastille to Waterloo: The French Revolution and Napoleon's Empire. V. THE NINETEENTH CENTURY: WESTERN SUPREMACY. 19. Power and Principles: The Rise of Industrialism and Ideology. 20. The Springtime of the Peoples: Revolution and Reaction. 21. Blood and Iron: Reshaping the Nations. 22. Byron's Heart, Darwin's Ape, and Van Gogh's Ear: Romanticism, Materialism, Nonrationalism. 23. The Empires on Which the Sun Never Sets: The Climax of Western Imperialism. VI. THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE WEST IN A CHANGING WORLD. 24. The Trenches and the Barricades: World War I and the Russian Revolution. 25. Tomorrow the World: Depression and Dictatorship. 26. From Blitzkrieg to Hiroshima: World War II Divides the Century. 27. A World Divided: The Cold War and the End of the Western Empires. 28. Fat Years, Lean Years: An Age of Affluence and Uncertainty. 29. All Coherence Gone: A Revolution in Western Culture. 30. Towards 2000: The West and the World at the End of the Millennium. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0134956230
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 2nd edition. 805 pages. 9.50x7.25x1.50 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0134956230