Skip to content

Western Civilization A Brief History

ISBN-10: 0495093807

ISBN-13: 9780495093800

Edition: 3rd 2006 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

Authors: Jackson J. Spielvogel

List price: $147.95
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Description:

In addition to weaving the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, military, and other threads of Western civilization into a compelling story, this BRIEF DISCOVERY EDITION, Volume 2 helps students develop critical thinking and study skills. Learning to analyze source material as they read the narrative will help students master the content of their course and interpret other materials and events they encounter in daily life. Available in the following split options: WESTERN CIVILIZATION: BRIEF DISCOVERY EDITION, THIRD EDITION (Chapters 1-29). ISBN 0495093645; WESTERN CIVILIZATION: BRIEF DISCOVERY EDITION, VOLUME I: TO 1715, THIRD EDITION (Chapters 1-16). ISBN 0495093653; WESTERN CIVILIZATION: BRIEF DISCOVERY EDITION, VOLUME II: SINCE 1500, THIRD EDITION (Chapters 13-29). ISBN 0495093807.
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $147.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 10/4/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Jackson J. Spielvogel is associate professor Emeritus of history at The Pennsylvania State University. He received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University, where he specialized in Reformation history under Harold J. Grimm. His articles and reviews have appeared in journals such as "Moreana," "Journal of General Education," "Catholic Historical Review," "Archiv f?r Reformationsgeschichte," and "American Historical Review." He also has contributed chapters or articles to "The Social History of Reformation," THE HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE: A DICTIONARY HANDBOOK, "Simon Wiesenthal Center Annual of Holocaust Studies," and "Utopian Studies." His work has been supported by fellowships from the Fulbright Foundation and the Foundation for Reformation Research. At Penn State, he helped inaugurate the Western civilization course, as well as a popular course on Nazi Germany. His book HITLER AND NAZI GERMANY was published in 1987 (Fourth Edition, 2001). He is the author of WESTERN CIVILIZATION, first published in 1991 (Seventh Edition, 2009). He is the co-author (with William Duiker) of WORLD HISTORY, first published in January 1994 (Sixth Edition, 2010). Professor Spielvogel has won five major university-wide teaching awards. During the year 1988-1989, he held the Penn State Teaching Fellowship, the university's most prestigious teaching award. In 1996, he won the Dean Arthur Ray Warnock Award for Outstanding Faculty member, and in 2000 received the Schreyer Honors College Excellence in Teaching Award.

Reformation and Religious Warfare in the Sixteenth Century
Europe and the World: New Encounters, 1500-1800
State Building and the Search for Order in the Seventeenth Century
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, 1815-1850
An Age of Nationalism and Realism, 1850-1871
Mass Society in an "Age of Progress", 1871-1894
An Age of Modernity, Anxiety, and Imperialism, 1894-1914
The Beginning of the Twentieth-Century Crisis: War and Revolution
The Futile Search for Stability: Europe Between the Wars, 1919-1939
The Deepening of the European Crisis: World War II
Cold War and a New Western World, 1945-1970
The Contemporary Western World (Since 1970)
Glossary
Pronunciation Guide