Dos and Windows Protected Mode: Programming With Dos Extenders In C by Al WilliamsDos and Windows Protected Mode: Programming With Dos Extenders In C by Al Williams

Dos and Windows Protected Mode: Programming With Dos Extenders In C

byAl Williams

Paperback | December 31, 1992

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This authoritative book presents an engaging and accessible narrative account of the central developments in Western history to 1527. Seamlessly integrating coverage of social, cultural and political history, this book is presented in a flexible chronological organization, helping readers grasp the most significant developments that occurred during a single historical period, laying a useful foundation for the chapters to follow. This volume attempts to reflect the unprecedented impact of globalization on this century by featuring extensive coverage of popular culture, the relationship between Islam and the West, and the contribution of women in the history of Western Civilization. Volume A contains Chs. 1-10 of the Combined Volume: The Birth of Civilization; The Rise of Greek Civilization; Classical and Hellenistic Greece; Rome: From Republic to Empire; The Roman Empire; The Early Middle Ages: Creating a New European Society and Culture; The High Middle Ages; Medieval Society: Hierarchies, Towns, Universities, and Families; The Late Middle Ages: Social and Political Breakdown; Renaissance and Discovery. For use by history career professionals.
Al Williams is a professional software developer, a regular contributor toDr. Dobb's Journal and a contributing editor to PC Techniques. Heis the author of OLE and DDE Distilled (Addison-Wesley). 0201632187AB04062001
Title:Dos and Windows Protected Mode: Programming With Dos Extenders In CFormat:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 8.9 × 7.1 × 1.3 inPublished:December 31, 1992Publisher:Pearson Education

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The heritage of Western civilization is a major point of departure for understanding the twenty-first century. The unprecedented globalization of daily life that is a hallmark of our era has occurred in large measure through the spread of Western technological, economic, and political influences. From the sixteenth century onwards, the West has exerted vast influences throughout the globe for both good and ill, and today's global citizens live in the wake of that impact. It is the goal of this book to introduce its readers to the Western heritage, so that they may be better informed and more culturally sensitive citizens of the emerging global age. The attacks upon the mainland of the United States on September 11, 2001 and the events that have succeeded those attacks have concentrated the attention of teachers, students, and informed citizens upon the heritage and future of Western civilization as have no other events since the end of World War II. Whereas previously commentary about global civilization involved analysis of the spread of Western economic, technological, and political influences, such commentary now requires us to explain how the West has defined itself over many centuries and to think about how the West will articulate its core values as it confronts new and daunting challenges. Twenty years ago, the West defined itself mainly in terms of the East-West tensions associated with the Cold War. The West is now in the process of defining itself in terms of global rivalries arising from conflict with political groups that are not identical with nation states and that define themselves in terms of opposition to what they understand the West to be. We have thus entered a new era in which citizens of the West need to understand how their culture, values, economy, and political outlooks have emerged. They cannot leave it to those who would attack the West to define Western civilization or to articulate its values. Since The Western Heritage first appeared, we have sought to provide our readers with a work that does justice to the richness and variety of Western civilization. We hope that such an understanding of the West will foster lively debate about its character, values, institutions, and global influence. Indeed, we believe such a critical outlook on their own culture has characterized the peoples of the West since its earliest history. Through such debates we define ourselves and the values of our culture. Consequently, we welcome the debate and hope that The Western Heritage, eighth edition, can help foster a genuinely informed discussion through its overview of Western civilization, the West's strengths and weaknesses, and the controversies surrounding Western history. Human beings make, experience, and record their history. In this edition as in past editions, our goal has been to present Western civilization fairly, accurately, and in a way that does justice to its great variety of human enterprise. History has many facets, no one of which alone can account for the others. Any attempt to tell the story of the West from a single overarching perspective, no matter how timely, is bound to neglect or suppress some important parts of that story. Like all authors of introductory texts, we have had to make choices, but we have attempted to provide the broadest possible introduction to Western civilization. To that end we hope that the many documents included in this book will allow the widest possible spectrum of people to give personal voice to their experiences over the centuries and will enable our readers to share that experience. We also believe that any book addressing the experience of the West must also look beyond its historical European borders. Students reading this book come from a wide variety of cultures and experiences. They live in a world of highly interconnected economies and instant communication between cultures. In this emerging multicultural society it seems both appropriate and necessary to recognize how Western civilization has throughout its history interacted with other cultures, both influencing and being influenced by them. Examples of this two-way interaction, such as that with Islam, appear throughout the text. To further highlight the theme of cultural interaction, The Western Heritage includes a series of comparative essays, The West & the World. (For a fuller description, see below.) Goals of the Text Our primary goal has been to present a strong, clear, narrative account of the central developments in Western history. We have also sought to call attention to certain critical themes: The capacity of Western civilization from the time of the Greeks to the present to transform itself through self-criticism. The development in the West of political freedom, constitutional government, and concern for the rule of law and individual rights. The shifting relations among religion, society, and the state. The development of science and technology and their expanding impact on Western thought, social institutions, and everyday life. The major religious and intellectual currents that have shaped Western culture. We believe that these themes have been fundamental in Western civilization, shaping the past and exerting a continuing influence on the present. Flexible Presentation. The Western Heritage, eighth edition, is designed to accommodate a variety of approaches to a course in Western civilization, allowing teachers to stress what is most important to them. Some teachers will ask students to read all the chapters. Others will select among them to reinforce assigned readings and lectures. Integrated Social, Cultural, and Political History. The Western Heritage provides one of the richest accounts of the social history of the West available today, with strong coverage of family life, the changing roles of women, and the place of the family in relation to broader economic, political, and social developments. This coverage reflects the explosive growth in social historical research in the past three decades, which has enriched virtually all areas of historical study. In this edition we have again expanded both the breadth and depth of our coverage of social history through revisions of existing chapters, the addition of major new material and a new feature, Encountering the Past (see following), and the inclusion of new documents. While strongly believing in the study of the social experience of the West, we also share the conviction that internal and external political events have shaped the Western experience in fundamental and powerful ways. The experiences of Europeans in the twentieth century under fascism, national socialism, and communism demonstrate that influence, as has, more recently, the collapse of communism in the former Soviet Union and eastern Europe. We have also been told repeatedly by teachers that no matter what their own historical specialization, they believe that a political narrative gives students an effective tool to begin to understand the past. Consequently, we have sought to integrate the political with the social, cultural, and intellectual. No other survey text presents so full an account of the religious and intellectual development of the West. People may be political and social beings, but they are also reasoning and spiritual beings. What they think and believe are among the most important things we can know about them. Their ideas about God, society, law, gender, human nature, and the physical world have changed over the centuries and continue to change. We cannot fully grasp our own approach to the world without understanding the intellectual currents of the past and how they influenced our thoughts and conceptual categories. Clarity and Accessibility. Good narrative history requires clear, vigorous prose. As in earlier editions, we have paid careful attention to our writing, subjecting every paragraph to critical scrutiny. Our goal was to make the history of the West accessible to students without compromising vocabulary or conceptual level. We hope this effort will benefit both teachers and students. The Eighth Edition Encountering the Past. As an important new feature of the eighth edition, each chapter now includes an essay on a significant issue of everyday life or popular culture. These essays explore a variety of subjects from ancient athletics and religious festivals to medieval games and diets to attitudes toward bathing and smoking in early modern Europe to the politics of rock music in the late twentieth century. These thirty-one essays, each of which includes an illustration and study questions, expand The Western Heritage's rich coverage of social history. (See p. xxiii for a complete list of the Encountering the Past essays.) Art & The West. In every chapter we highlight a work of art or architecture and discuss how it illuminates and reflects the artistic heritage of the West and the period in which the work was created. In Chapter 5, for example, a portrait of a young woman on the wall of a house in Pompeii and the accompanying essay provide a glimpse into the life of well-to-do women in the Roman Empire (p. 185/. In Chapter 11, the discussion of Lucas Cranach's wedding portraits of Martin Luther and his wife Katherine von Bora sheds light on a remarkable marriage in the age of the Reformation (p. 387/. In Chapter 16, paintings by Jean Baptiste Chardin and Elizabeth Vige-Lebrun illustrate domestic life and gender roles in eighteenth- century France (p. 548). In Chapters 30 and 31, paintings by the Soviet realist Tatjiana Yablonskaya and Jackson Pollock (pp. 1082-1083) and contemporary works by the British sculptor Rachel Whiteread /p. 1114) offer starkly contrasting comments on twentieth-century culture. Each essay includes questions for study and discussion. (See p. xxiv for a complete list of Art & The West essays.) The West & The World. In this feature, we focus on six subjects that compare Western institutions with those of other parts of the world, or discuss how developments in the West have influenced other cultures. In the eighth edition, the essays are: Part 1: Ancient Warfare (p. 186) Part 2: The Invention of Printing in China and Europe (p. 284) Part 3: The Columbian Exchange (p. 582) Part 4: The Abolition of Slavery in the Transatlantic Economy (p. 736) Part 5: Imperialism: Ancient and Modern (p. 926) Part 6: Energy and the Modern World (p. 1116) Recent Scholarship. As in previous editions, changes in this edition reflect our determination to incorporate the most recent developments in historical scholarship and the concerns of professional historians. Of particular interest are expanded discussions of: Women in the history of the West. Adding to our longstanding commitment to including the experience of women in Western civilization, this edition emphasizes new scholarship on women in the ancient world and the Middle Ages, during the scientific and industrial revolutions, and under the authoritarian governments of the twentieth century. (See, especially, Chapters 3, 4, 5, 7, 14, 24, 27, and 28.) The eighth edition also gives new prominence to women's contribution to the arts. The Art & the West essays in Chapters 12 (Artemisia Gentileschi), 15 /Rachel Ruysch), 16 /Elizabeth Vigee-Lebrun), 24 (Elizabeth Thompson, Lady Butler), 30 (Tatiana Yablonskaya), and 31 (Rachel Whiteread) discuss work by women artists whose paintings and sculpture have enriched Western culture and illuminated the role of women in it. Islam and the West. Among the most important and extensive new features of the eighth edition are a series of new sections on the interactions between the Islamic world and the West. Beginning with the discussion of the rise of Islam, this edition includes sections on the history of the Ottoman Empire, Islam and the European Enlightenment, Islam and the Romantic Movement, Islam in late nineteenth-century European thought, French decolonization in Algeria, Islamic immigration in twentieth-century Europe, and the rise of political Islamism in the contemporary world. Taken together these sections provide significant coverage of the Islamic world's relationship with the West. Africa and the transatlantic economy. An extensive section in Chapter 17 explores the relationship of Africa to the transatlantic economy of the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries. We examine the role of African society and politics in the slave trade, the experience of Africans forcibly transported to the Americas, and the incorporation of elements of African culture into the New World. Russia under Peter the Great. The section in Chapter 15 on the entry of Russia into European affairs and the role of Peter the Great has been substantially revised. The Crimean War. The discussion of this important conflict in Chapter 23 has been reshaped to highlight its impact on the Ottoman Empire and the rivalries of the European Great Powers in the Middle East. The twentieth century. We have made significant, clarifying organizational changes in the chapters on the twentieth century to help instructors teach this complicated era and to make the topic easier for their students to understand. Instructors will now be able to teach both the social and political histories of the twentieth century within the same chapters. The sections on the experiences of women under Communism, Fascism, and Nazism are now incorporated in the discussions of those political movements in Chapters 27 and 28. Chapter 27 now also includes the social history of the Soviet Union under Stalin. The entire coverage of the Holocaust and the destruction of Polish Jewry has been placed in Chapter 29, so that their relationship to World War II and Nazi ideology and foreign policy is clear. CHAPTER-BY-CHAPTER REVISIONS Chapter 15 contains a significant account of the rise and decline of the Ottoman Empire and of why the empire failed to counter Western military, technological, and economic power. The chapter also includes a revised account based on recent scholarship of the growth of Russian power under Peter the Great. Chapter 18 discusses European thinking about the Islamic world in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and Islam's influence on the European Enlightenment. Chapter 20 adds a section on Islam to its discussion of the Romantic Movement. Chapter 22 expands the coverage of the Crimean War to discuss its effects on the Ottoman Empire, including the empire's attempts to reform itself along Western lines, and Western involvement in the Near East. Chapter 25 discusses the challenges that modern Western thought presented to the Islamic world and how Islamic thinkers reacted to those ideas. Chapter 26 has a new section on the end of the Ottoman Empire and more material on the extent of the casualties suffered by the belligerents during World War I. Chapter 27 has been reorganized to include Soviet social history under Stalin and the experiences of women under Communism and Italian Fascism. Chapter 28 now includes a discussion of the lives of women in Nazi Germany. Chapter 29 incorporates the entire discussion of the Holocaust and the destruction of Polish Jewry in World War II. Chapter 30 includes a major section on France's withdrawal from its colonial empire and the end of French rule in Algeria as well as new material on Gandhi and decolonization in India. Chapter 31 has been thoroughly revised to focus on European social history during the last fifty years. It includes major new sections on the effects of Islamic immigration to Western Europe and on how the growth of anti-Western attitudes among Islamic populations in Europe and the Near East has presented the West with new challenges. Maps and Illustrations. To help students understand the relationship between geography and history, approximately one-half of the maps include relief features. New to the eighth edition, up to two maps in each chapter feature interactive exercises on the Companion Website that accompanies the text. All 93 maps have been carefully edited for accuracy. The text also contains close to 500 color and black and white illustrations, approximately half of which are new to the eighth edition. Pedagogical Features. This edition retains the pedagogical features of the previous edition, including part-opening comparative timelines, a list of key topics at the beginning of each chapter, chapter review questions, and questions accompanying the more than 200 source documents in the text. It also adds two new pedagogical aids: the Art & the West essays now include questions, and there are 36 Map Explorations that appear in interactive form on the book's Companion Website. Each of these features is designed to make the text more accessible to students and to reinforce key concepts. Illustrated timelines open each of the six parts of the book summarizing, side-by-side, the major events in politics and government, society and economy, and religion and culture. Primary-source documents, more than one third new to this edition, acquaint students with the raw material of history and provide intimate contact with the people of the past and their concerns. Questions accompanying the source documents direct students toward important, thought-provoking issues and help them relate the documents to the material in the text. They can be used to stimulate class discussion or as topics for essays and study groups. In addition, over 200 primary-source documents, with accompanying questions, are found on the Documents in Western Civilization CD-ROM included with all new copies of the text. Each chapter includes an outline, a list of key topics, and an introduction. Together these features provide a succinct overview of each chapter. Chronologies follow each major section in a chapter, listing significant events and their dates. In Perspective sections summarize the major themes of each chapter and provide a bridge to the next chapter. Chapter review questions help students review the material in a chapter and relate it to broader themes. They too can be used for class discussion and essay topics. Suggested readings lists following each chapter have been updated with new titles reflecting recent scholarship. Map Explorations, new to the eighth edition, prompt students to engage with maps in an interactive fashion. Each Map Exploration is found on the Companion Website for the text. A Note on Dates and Transliterations. This edition of The Western Heritage continues the practice of using B.C.E. (before the common era) and C.E. (common era) instead of B.C. (before Christ) and A.D. (anno domini, the year of the Lord) to designate dates. We also follow the most accurate currently accepted English transliterations of Arabic words. For example, today Koran is being replaced by the more accurate Qur'an; similarly Muhammad is preferable to Mohammed and Muslim to Moslem. Ancillary Instructional Materials The ancillary instructional materials that accompany The Western Heritage include print and multimedia supplements that are designed to reinforce and enliven the richness of the past and inspire students with the excitement of studying the history of Western civilization. PRINT SUPPLEMENTS FOR THE INSTRUCTOR Instructor's Manual. The Instructor's Manual contains chapter summaries, key points and vital concepts, and information on audio-visual resources that can be used in developing and preparing lecture presentations. Test-Item File The Test-Item File includes 1500 multiple-choice, identification, map, and essay test questions. Prentice Hall Custom Test. This commercial-quality computerized test management program, for Windows and Macintosh environments, allows users to create their own tests using items from the printed Test Item File. The program allows users to edit the items in the Test Item File and to add their own questions. Online testing is also available. Transparency Package. This collection of full-color transparency acetates provides the maps, charts, and graphs from the text for use in classroom presentations. Administrative Handbook by Jay Boggis provides instructors with resources for using The Western Heritage with the Annenberg/CPB telecourse, The Western Tradition. PRINT SUPPLEMENTS FOR THE STUDENT Practice Tests, Volumes I and II. The Practice Tests include commentaries, definitions, and a variety of exercises designed to reinforce the concepts in the chapter. Practice Tests are free when packed with The Western Heritage. Documents Set, Volumes I and II. This carefully selected and edited set of documents provides over 200 additional primary source readings. Each document includes a brief introduction as well as questions to encourage critical analysis of the reading and to relate it to the content of the text. Lives and Legacies: Biographies in Western Civilization. This new, two-volume collection provides brief, focused biographies of 60 people, both celebrated and uncelebrated, whose lives provide insight into the heritage of Western Civilization. Each biography includes an introduction, prereading questions, and suggested readings. Free when bundled with the text. Penguin Classics. Prentice Hall is pleased to provide students significant discounts when copies of The Western Heritage are purchased together with titles from the acclaimed Penguin Classics series in Western civilization. Contact your Prentice Hall representative for details. MapNotes. This brief workbook gives students the opportunity to increase their knowledge of geography through identification and other map exercises. It is available free to students when shrink-wrapped with the text. Historical Atlas of the World. This four-color historical atlas provides additional map resources to reinforce concepts in the text. Understanding and Answering Essay Questions. This brief guide suggests helpful study techniques as well as specific analytical tools for understanding different types of essay questions and provides precise guidelines for preparing well-crafted essay answers. This guide is available free to students when shrink-wrapped with the text. Reading Critically about History: A Guide to Active Reading. This guide focuses on the skills needed to learn the essential information presented in college history textbooks. Material covered includes vocabulary skills, recognizing organizational patterns, critical thinking skills, understanding visual aids, and practice sections. This guide is available free to students when shrink-wrapped with the text. Telecourse Study Guide, Volumes I and II by Jay Boggis correlates The Western Heritage with the Annenberg/CPB telecourse, The Western Tradition. MULTIMEDIA SUPPLEMENTS Companion Website™. A powerful study tool. The Companion Website™ for The Western Heritage is organized by the main subtopics in each chapter of the text. It includes study questions, map labeling exercises, interactive maps, related links, and document-based exercises. A faculty module provides material from the Instructor's Manual and the maps and charts from the text in Powerpoint™ format. Documents in Western Civilization CD-ROM. Included with every new copy of The Western Heritage, the new Documents in Western Civilization CD-ROM offers over 200 primary sources central to the history of Western Civilization in easy-to-navigate PDF files. Students can address the problems raised in each document by answering analytical questions located at the end of each primary source and e-mailing their responses directly to their instructors. The end of each chapter in The Western Heritage includes a list of pertinent documents from the CD-ROM. Evaluating Online Resources, 2003 Edition. This brief guide focuses on developing the critical thinking skills necessary to evaluate and use online sources. It provides a brief introduction to navigating the Internet with comprehensive references to History web sites. It also provides an access code and instruction on using Research Navigator, a powerful research tool that streamlines and simplifies the research process by providing three exclusive databases of reliable source material: ContentSelect Academic Journal Database, The New York Times Search by Subject Archive, and Link Library. This supplementary book is free to students with the purchase of the textbook. Course Management Systems. For instructors interested in distance learning, Prentice Hall offers fully customizable, online courses with enhanced content, online testing, and many other course management features using the best available course management systems available, including WebCT, Blackboard, and CourseCompass. 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