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History of Western Society since 1300 for Advanced Placement

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ISBN-10: 0312640587

ISBN-13: 9780312640583

Edition: 10th 2011

Authors: John P. McKay, Bennett D. Hill, John Buckler, Clare Haru Crowston, Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks

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A History of Western Societyremains the most popular AP European history textbook available because it captures students' interest in the everyday life of the past and ties social history to the broad sweep of politics and culture. The tenth edition has been thoroughly revised to strengthen the text's readability, heighten its attention to daily life, and incorporate the insights of new scholarship, including a strengthened treatment of European exploration and a thoroughly revised post-1945 section. With a dynamic new design, new special features on visual evidence, and a completely revised and robust companion reader, this significant revision will help AP students master the concepts and…    
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List price: $130.99
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 10/13/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 832
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.576

Clare Haru Crowston is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Merry Wiesner-Hanks (Chair, Department of History, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee) received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1979. She has published WORKING WOMEN IN RENAISSANCE GERMANY (Rutgers, 1986) as well as numerous articles on women and the Reformation and urban social history. She is co-author of DISCOVERING THE GLOBAL PAST (2012), DISCOVERING THE WESTERN PAST (2008), DISCOVERING THE MEDIEVAL PAST (2003), DISCOVERING THE ANCIENT PAST (2005), DISCOVERING THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY WORLD (2005), and BECOMING VISIBLE: WOMEN IN EUROPEAN HISTORY (1998). She is also the General Editor of the PROBLEMS IN EUROPEAN CIVILIZATION series.

Origins, ca. 400,000-1100 B.C.E.
Small Kingdoms and Mighty Empires in the Near East, ca. 1100-513 BCE
The Development of Classical Greece, ca. 2000-338 B.C.E.
The Hellenistic World, 336-30 B.C.E.
The Rise of Rome, ca. 750-31 B.C.E.
The Pax Romana, 31 B.C.E.-284 C.E.
Late Antiquity, 250-600
Europe in the Early Middle Ages, 600-1000
State and Church in the High Middle Ages, 1000-1300
The Life of the People in the High Middle Ages, 1000-1300
The Creativity and Challenges of Medieval Cities, 1100-1300
The Crisis of the Later Middle Ages, 1300-1450
European Society in the Age of the Renaissance, 1350-1550
Reformations and Religious Wars, 1500-1600
European Exploration and Conquest, 1450-1650
Absolutism and Constitutionalism, ca. 1589-1725
Toward a New Worldview, 1540-1789
The Expansion of Europe, 1650-1800
The Changing Life of the People, 1700-1800
The Revolution in Politics, 1775-1815
The Revolution in Energy and Industry, ca. 1780-1850
Ideologies and Upheavals, 1815-1850
Life in the Emerging Urban Society, 1840-1900
The Age of Nationalism, 1850-1914
The West and the World, 1815-1914
War and Revolution, 1914-1919
The Age of Anxiety, ca. 1900-1940
Dictatorships and the Second World War, 1919-1945
Cold War Conflict and Consensus, 1945-1965
Challenging the Postwar Order, 1960-1991
Europe in an Age of Globalization, 1990 to the Present