Western Civilization: Since 1400 by Marvin PerryWestern Civilization: Since 1400 by Marvin Perry

Western Civilization: Since 1400

byMarvin Perry, Myrna Chase, James Jacob

Paperback | January 1, 2012

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WESTERN CIVILIZATION, Tenth Edition, maintains a firm grounding in political history, while covering intellectual history (particularly the significance of ideas and contributions) to greater and deeper extent than any other text for the course. Known for its accessible writing style, this text appeals to students and instructors alike for its brevity, clarity, and careful selection of content including its enhanced focus on religion and philosophy. Updated with more recent scholarship, the Tenth edition retains many popular features, including comparative timelines, full-color art essays, profiles, and primary source boxes in each chapter. New technology resources (available separately), including CourseMate with interactive eBook, make learning more engaging and bring history concepts to life.
Marvin Perry, now retired, taught history at Baruch College, City University of New York. He has published several successful Cengage Learning texts, including WESTERN CIVILIZATION: IDEAS, POLITICS, AND SOCIETY (senior author and general editor); WESTERN CIVILIZATION: A BRIEF HISTORY; the leading Western Civilization reader, SOURCES OF...
Title:Western Civilization: Since 1400Format:PaperbackDimensions:656 pages, 9.15 × 7.37 × 1 inPublished:January 1, 2012Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1111831696

ISBN - 13:9781111831691


Table of Contents

Part III: EARLY MODERN EUROPE: FROM RENAISSANCE TO ENLIGHTENMENT 1350-1789.13. The Renaissance: Transition to the Modern Age.14. The Reformation: The Shattering of Christian Unity.15. European Expansion: Economic and Social Transformations.16. The Rise of Sovereignty: Transition to the Modern State.17. The Scientific Revolution: The Universe Seen as a Mechanism.18. The Age of Enlightenment: Reason and Reform.Part IV: AN AGE OF REVOLUTION: LIBERAL, NATIONAL, INDUSTRIAL 1789-1848.19. The French Revolution: The Affirmation of Liberty and Equality.20. The Industrial Revolution: The Great Transformation.21. Thought and Culture in the Early Nineteenth Century.22. Revolution and Counterrevolution, 1815-1848.Part V: AN AGE OF CONTRADICTION: PROGRESS AND BREAKDOWN 1848-1914.23. Thought and Culture in the Mid-Nineteenth Century: Realism and Social Criticism.24. The Surge of Nationalism: From Liberal to Extreme Nationalism.25. The Industrial West: Responses to Modernization.26. Imperialism: Western Global Dominance.27. Modern Consciousness: New Views of Nature, Human Nature, and the Arts.Part VI: WORLD WARS AND TOTALITARIANISM: THE WEST IN CRISIS 1914-1945.28. World War I: The West in Despair.29. An Era of Totalitarianism.30. Thought and Culture in an Era of World Wars and Totalitarianism.31. World War II: Western Civilization in the Balance.Part VII: THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD.32. Europe After World War II: Recovery and Realignment, 1945-1989.33. The Troubled Present.