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Western Civilization A History of European Society

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ISBN-10: 053462118X

ISBN-13: 9780534621186

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Steven Hause, William Maltby

List price: $278.95
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Completely revised with your students' success in mind, WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A HISTORY OF EUROPEAN SOCIETY offers a concise overview of the social and political forces that have shaped the West. In fewer pages than other texts, Hause and Maltby's narrative presents a social history of Western civilization within the essential contexts of major military and political events. The text's strong reliance on primary sources--excerpts of original documents that flesh out the concepts covered in the narrative, tables and graphs that collect the raw social and economic data of history--brings the reader right into the pages of history, giving them a fascinating look at the events that have shaped…    
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Book details

List price: $278.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 7/30/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 928
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.642
Language: English

The Ancient Middle East: Mesopotamia, Egypt, Phoenicia, Israel
Ancient Greece to the End of the Peloponnesian Wars
Greek Culture and Its Hellenistic Diffusion
The Rise of the Roman Republic
Social, Political, and Economic Structures of Imperial Rome
The Origins of Christianity and the Decline of the Roman Empire
Rome+s Successors: Byzantium, Islam, and the Germanic West
The Beginnings of the Feudal Age
Medieval Religion and Thought
Economic Development and Urban Growth in the High Middle Ages
Material and Social Life in the Middle Ages
Plague, War, and Social Change in the "Long" Fourteenth Century
The Renaissance: Political Renewal and Intellectual Change
The Religious Reformations of the Sixteenth Century
Overseas Conquest and Religious War to 1648
Preindustrial Europe: Science, the Economy, and Political Reorganization
The Social and Economic Structure of the Old Regime
Daily Life in the Old Regime
The Political Evolution of the Old Regime, 1715+89
The Culture of Old Regime Europe
The French Revolution and Napoleon, 1789+1815
Industrialization and the Social and Economic Structure of Europe
Daily Life in the Nineteenth Century
The Defense of the Old Regime, 1815+48
Europe in an Age of Nationalism, 1848+70
Europe in the Belle +poque, 1871+1914
Imperialism, War, and Revolution, 1881+1920
Europe in an Age of Dictatorship, 1919+39 553
Europe in an Age of Total War: World War II, 1939+45
The Social and Economic Structure of Contemporary Europe
Europe in the Age of the Cold War, 1945+75
The New Belle +poque: Democracy and Prosperity Since 1975