Western Civilization, Alternate Volume: Since 1300

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2014 - History - 752 pages
Best-selling author Jackson Spielvogel has helped over one million students learn about the present by exploring the past. Spielvogel's engaging narrative weaves the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military aspects of history into a gripping story that is as memorable as it is instructive. WESTERN CIVILIZATION includes 155 maps and excerpts of more than 250 primary sources that enliven the past while introducing students to the source material of historical scholarship. Additionally, the text is illustrated with 430 photographs that add visual context. A variety of pedagogical tools, including features on relevant films and end-of-chapter study aids, make this edition accessible to any learning style. The book is available in a variety of split options.
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Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction to Students of Western Civilization
Western Civilization to 1300
The Later Middle Ages Crisis and Disintegration in the Fourteenth Century
Recovery and Rebirth The Age of the Renaissance
Reformation and Religious Warfare in the Sixteenth Century
Europe and the World New Encounters 15001800
State Building and the Search for Order in the Seventeenth Century
An Age of Nationalism and Realism 18501871
Mass Society in An Age of Progress 18711894
An Age of Modernity Anxiety and Imperialism 18941914
The Beginning of the TwentiethCentury Crisis War and Revolution
The Futile Search for Stability Europe between the Wars 19191939
The Deepening of the European Crisis World War II
Cold War and a New Western World 19451965
Protest and Stagnation The Western World 19651985

Toward a New Heaven and a New Earth The Scientific Revolution and the Emergence of Modern Science ...
The Eighteenth Century An Age of Enlightenment
The Eighteenth Century European States International Wars and Social Change
A Revolution in Politics The Era of the French Revolution and Napoleon
The Industrial Revolution and Its Impact on European Society
Reaction Revolution and Romanticism 18151850
After the Fall The Western World in a Global Age Since 1985
Glossary
Notes
Index
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