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Western society

Western society
a brief history

  • ISBN: 9780230594531
  • Editorial: Bedford Books
  • Lugar de la edición: Boston. Estados Unidos de Norteamérica
  • Encuadernación: Rústica
  • Medidas: 26 cm
  • Nº Pág.: 839
  • Idiomas: Inglés

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Auts., John P. McKay...[et al.]. Based on the highly acclaimed A History of Western Society, this brief edition presents a succinct overview of the historical development of the West while preserving the hallmark focus on social history and everyday life of the original work. Richly illustrated, it combines pedagogical support with compelling writing and first-hand accounts. Maps Listening to the Past Preface Origins, ca 400,000-1100 B.C. Small Kingdoms and Mighty Empires in the Near East (ca. 1100-513 B.C.) Classical Greece (ca 1650-338 B.C.) The Hellenistic World (336-146 B.C.) The Rise of Rome, ca 750-44 B.C. The Pax Romana (31 B.C.-A.D. 450) Late Antiquity: 350-600 Europe in the Early Middle Ages, 600-1000 State and Church in the High Middle Ages, 1000-1300 The Changing Life of the People in the High Middle Ages The Creativity and Challenges of Medieval Cities The Crisis of the Later Middle Ages, 1300-1450 European Society in the Age of the Renaissance, 1350-1550 Reformations and Religious Wars, 1500-1600 European Exploration and Conquest, 1450-1650 Absolutism and Constitutionalism in Western Europe, ca 1589-1715 Absolutism in Central and Eastern Europe to 1740 Toward a New Worldview, 1540-1789 The Expansion of Europe in the Eighteenth Century The Changing Life of the People The Revolution in Politics, 1775-1815 The Revolution in Energy and Industry (ca 1780-1860) Ideologies and Upheavals, 1815-1850 Life in the Emerging Urban Society in the Nineteenth Century The Age of Nationalism, 1850-1914 The West and the World, 1815-1914 The Great Break: War and Revolution, 1914-1919 The Age of Anxiety (ca 1900-1940) Dictatorships and the Second World War, 1919-1945 Cold War Conflicts and Social Transformations, 1945-1985 Revolution, Rebuilding, and New Challenges: 1985 to the Present Index JOHN P. MCKAY is Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. BENNETT D. HILL (deceased) was Chairman and Professor of History at the University of Illino

Auts., John P. McKay...[et al.]


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