Western Heritage since 1300

ISBN-10: 0205705170

ISBN-13: 9780205705177

Edition: 10th 2010

Authors: Steven M. Ozment, Frank M. Turner, Donald Kagan, Steven E. Ozment, Steven Ozment

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Written by leading scholars in the field, this authoritative text presents an engaging and balanced narrative of the central developments in Western history. Seamlessly integrating coverage of social, cultural, and political history, the presentation reflects a flexible chronological organization. The Tenth Edition provides updated scholarship, expanded coverage of European imperialism prior to World War I, streamlined coverage of the period between the two World Wars, and a brand new featureCompare & Connectwhich presents students with two or more documents that reflect opposing viewpoints on a topic and engages them to become part of the historical discourse.
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List price: $152.00
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/24/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1008
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.378
Language: English

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Introduction: The West before 1300
Early Humans and Their Culture
The Paleolithic Age
The Neolithic Age
Early Civilizations to about 1000 B.C.E.
Mesopotamian Civilization
Egyptian Civilization
Palestine and the Religion of the Israelites
The Greeks
The Polis
Greek Political Philosophy and the Crisis of the Polis
The Empire of Alexander the Great
Rome The Republic and Expansion in the Mediterranean
From Republic to Empire
The Principate and the Empire
Christianity Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Europe Enters the Middle Ages
The Byzantine Empire
The Rise of Islam
New Importance of the Christian Church
Charlemagne Feudal and Manorial Society
Church and State in the High Middle Ages
The Division of Christendom
The Rise of Towns
The Crusades
The Rise of New Monarchies
Universities and Scholasticism
In Perspective
Europe In Transition
The Late
Middle Ages: Social and Political Breakdown (1300ndash;1453)
The Black Death Preconditions and Causes of the Plague
Popular Remedies
Social and Economic Consequences
New Conflicts and Opportunities
The Hundred Yearsrsquo; War and the Rise of National Sentiment
The Causes of the War
Progress of the War
Ecclesiastical Breakdown and Revival: The Late Medieval Church
The Thirteenth-Century Papacy Boniface VIII and Philip the Fair
The Avignon Papacy (1309ndash;1377)
John Wycliffe and John Huss
The Great Schism (1378ndash;1417) and the Conciliar Movement to 1449
Medieval Russia Politics and Society Mongol Rule (1243ndash;1480)
In Perspective
Renaissance and Discovery
The Renaissance in Italy (1375ndash;1527)
The Italian City-State
Humanism Renaissance Art
Slavery in the Renaissance Italyrsquo;s
Political Decline: The French Invasions (1494ndash;1527)
Charles VIIIrsquo;s March through Italy
Pope Alexander VI and the Borgia Family
Pope Julius II Niccolograve
Machiavelli Revival of Monarchy in Northern Europe
The Holy Roman Empire
The Northern Renaissance
The Printing Press
Erasmus Humanism and Reform
Voyages of Discovery and the New Empires in the West and East
The Portuguese Chart the Course
The Spanish Voyages of Columbus
The Spanish Empire in the New World
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