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Western Civilization Since 1500

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ISBN-10: 0534646042

ISBN-13: 9780534646042

Edition: 6th 2006

Authors: Jackson J. Spielvogel

List price: $236.95
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Best-selling text, WESTERN CIVILIZATION has helped over one million students learn about the present by exploring the past. Jack Spielvogel's engaging, chronological narrative weaves the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military aspects of history into a gripping story that is as memorable as it is instructive. Each chapter offers a substantial introduction and conclusion, providing students a context for these disparate themes. The clear narrative of a single gifted author makes it easy for students to follow the story of Western civilization. Spielvogel gives the book depth by including over 150 maps and excerpts of over 200 primary sources--including…    
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List price: $236.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/10/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 10.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.684
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…    

(Volume I, to 1715 (Chapters 1-16)
Volume II, Since 1500 (Chapters 13-29)
Volume A: to 1500 (Chapters 1-12)
Volume B: 1300-1815 (Chapters 11-19)
Volume C: Since 1789 (Chapters 19-29)
Since 1300 (Chapters 11-29))
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 a New 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
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