Making Europe: The Story Of The West, Volume I To 1790 by Frank L. KidnerMaking Europe: The Story Of The West, Volume I To 1790 by Frank L. Kidner

Making Europe: The Story Of The West, Volume I To 1790

byFrank L. Kidner, Maria Bucur, Ralph Mathisen

Paperback | January 1, 2013

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Developed by a team of authors who have spent many years making history accessible to a diverse range of readers, each chapter of MAKING EUROPE begins with clear learning objectives and timelines, and continues with an accessible narrative that uses focus questions throughout the text to help all readers understand historical concepts. The Check-In feature and the "Test Yourself" questions at the end of each chapter help you assess your understanding of the material. The text uses stories of ordinary people and their impact on history, and visually stunning images and maps that make learning history interesting. Available in the following split options: MAKING EUROPE, Second Edition Complete; Since 1300; Volume 1: To 1790; and Volume 2: Since 1550.
Frank L. Kidner is Professor of History Emeritus at San Francisco State University, where he taught from 1968 until his retirement in 2006. He has also taught in the Western Civilization program at Stanford University and at Amherst College. His courses include Western Civilization, undergraduate and graduate courses in Early Modern Eu...
Title:Making Europe: The Story Of The West, Volume I To 1790Format:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 1.1 inPublished:January 1, 2013Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1111841330

ISBN - 13:9781111841331


Table of Contents

1. The Origins of Western Civilization in the Ancient Near East, 3000-1200 B.C.E.2. Iron Age Civilizations, 1200-500 B.C.E.3. The Rise of Greek Civilization, 1100-387 B.C.E.4. From Polis to Cosmopolis: The Hellenistic World, 387-30 B.C.E.5. The Rise of Rome, 753-27 B.C.E.6. The Roman Empire, 27 B.C.E.-284 C.E.7. Late Antiquity, 284-527.8. The Eastern Mediterranean, 500-1000.9. The Kingdoms of Western Europe, 500-1000.10. The High Middle Ages, 1000-1300.11. Reversals and Disasters, 1300-1450.12. The Renaissance in Italy and Northern Europe, 1350-1550.13. Europe's Age of Expansion, 1450-1550.14. Reform in the Western Church, 1490-1570.15. A Century of Crisis, 1550-1650.16. State Building and the European State System 1648-1789.17. The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment, 1550-1790.