Making Europe: The Story of the West, Volume I to 1790

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Developed by a team of authors who have spent many years making history accessible to a diverse range of readers, each chapter of MAKING EUROPE begins with clear learning objectives and timelines, and continues with an accessible narrative that uses focus questions throughout the text to help all readers understand historical concepts. The Check-In feature and the Test Yourself questions at the end of each chapter help you assess your understanding of the material. The text uses stories of ordinary people and their impact on history, and visually stunning images and maps that make learning history interesting. Available in the following split options: MAKING EUROPE, Second Edition Complete; Since 1300; Volume 1: To 1790; and Volume 2: Since 1550.
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Contents

The Origins of Western Civilization in the Ancient Near East 30001200 BCE
2
Iron Age Civilizations 1200500 BCE
34
The Rise of Greek Civilization 1100387 BCE
62
From Polis to Cosmopolis The Hellenistic World 38730 BCE
94
The Rise of Rome 75327 BCE
122
The Roman Empire 27 BCE284 CE
152
Late Antiquity 284527
184
The Eastern Mediterranean 5001000
214
Reversals and Disasters 13001450
306
The Renaissance in Italy and Northern Europe 13501550
338
Europes Age of Expansion 14501550
368
Reform in the Western Church 14901570
400
A Century of Crisis 15501650
434
StateBuilding and the European State System 16481789
464
The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment 15501790
498
Answers to Test Yourself
531

The Kingdoms of Western Europe 5001000
244
The High Middle Ages 10001300
274

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