The Western Experience Volume II

Paperback | December 8, 2009

byMortimer Chambers, Barbara Hanawalt, Theodore Rabb

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The Western Experience offers a thorough, analytical overview of Western civilization, giving students an introduction to the major achievements in Western thought, art, and science--as well as the social, political, and economic context for understanding those developments. The updated 10th edition now offers streamlined coverage the early nineteenth century and significantly updated post World War II coverage. To help readers develop their reasoning and writing skills, each chapter is constructed to serve as an example of a historical essay: A historical problem is presented, and arguments are developed using historical evidence. The Western Experience is available in a single volume as well as two-volume format.

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The Western Experience offers a thorough, analytical overview of Western civilization, giving students an introduction to the major achievements in Western thought, art, and science--as well as the social, political, and economic context for understanding those developments. The updated 10th edition now offers streamlined coverage the ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:600 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 0.8 inPublished:December 8, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0077291166

ISBN - 13:9780077291167

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Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 15 War and Crisis

Chapter 16 Culture and Society in the Age of the Scientific Revolution

Chapter 17 The Emergence of the European State System

Chapter 18 The Wealth of Nations

Chapter 19 The Age of Enlightenment

Chapter 20 The French Revolution

Chapter 21 The Age of Napoleon

Chapter 22 Foundations of Nineteenth Century Europe

Chapter 23 States and Nations in the Nineteenth Century, 1830-1870

Chapter 24 Progress and Its Discontents

Chapter 25 Nineteenth-Century Empires

Chapter 26 World War I and the War it Created

Chapter 27 The Great Twentieth-Century Crisis

Chapter 28 The Nightmare: World War II

Chapter 29 Europe in the Postwar Era

Chapter 30 Europe in the Global Era