A History of Western Society, Combined Volume

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Macmillan, Oct 13, 2010 - History - 1098 pages
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Now from Bedford/St. Martin's, A History of Western Society is one of the most successful textbooks available because it captures students' interest in the everyday life of the past and ties social history to the broad sweep of politics and culture. The tenth edition has been thoroughly revised to strengthen the text's readability, heighten its attention to daily life, and incorporate the insights of new scholarship, including an enhanced treatment of European exploration and a thoroughly revised post-1945 section. With a dynamic new design, new special features, and a completely revised and robust companion reader, this major revision makes the past memorable and accessible for a new generation of students and instructors.
 

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Contents

Small Kingdoms and Mighty Empires in the Near East ca 1100513 BCE
32
The Development of Classical Greece ca 2000338 BCE
56
The Hellenistic World 33630 BCE
90
The Rise of Rome ca 75031 BCE
118
The Pax Romana 31 BCE28 4 CE
144
Late Antiquity 250600
174
Europe in the Early Middle Ages 6001000
206
State and Church inthe High Middle Ages10001300
238
The Revolution in Politics 17751815
618
The Revolution in Energy and Industryca 17801850
654
Ideologies and Upheavals 18151850
684
Life in the Emerging Urban Society 18401900
716
The Age of Nationalism 18501914
748
The West and the World 18151914
780
War and Revolution 19141919
814
The Age of Anxiety ca 19001940
852

The Life of the Peoplein the High Middle Ages 10001300
272
The Creativity and Challenges of Medieval Cities 11001300
302
The Crisis of the Later Middle Ages 13001450
338
European Society in the Age of the Renaissance 13501550
372
Reformations and Religious Wars 15001600
406
European Exploration and Conquest 14501650
442
Absolutism and Constitutionalism ca 15891725
478
Toward a New Worldview 15401789
518
The Expansion of Europe 16501800
552
The Changing Life of the People 17001800
584
Dictatorships and the Second World War 19191945
886
Cold War Conflict and Consensus 19451965
922
Challenging the Postwar Order 19601991
958
Europe in an Age of Globalization 1990 to the Present
994
Glossary
1027
Index
1
An Overview
62
About the Authors
75
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John P. McKay (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley) is professor emeritus at the University of Illinois. He has written or edited numerous works, including the Herbert Baxter Adams Prize-winning book Pioneers for Profit: Foreign Entrepreneurship and Russian Industrialization, 1885-1913 (1970) and Tramways and Trolleys: The Rise of Urban Mass Transport in Europe (1976).  He most recently contributed to Imagining the Twentieth Century (1997).   Bennett D. Hill (Ph.D., Princeton), late of the University of Illinois, was the history department chair from 1978 to 1981. He published English Cistercian Monasteries and Their Patrons in the Twelfth Century (1968), Church and State in the Middle Ages (1970), and numerous articles and reviews, and was one of the contributing editors to The Encyclopedia of World History (2001). A Benedictine monk of St. Anselm's Abbey in Washington, D.C., he was also a visiting professor at Georgetown University.   John Buckler (Ph.D., Harvard University) taught history at the University of Illinois.  Published books include Theban Hegemony, 371-362 B.C. (1980), Philip II and the Sacred War (1989), and Aegean Greece in the Fourth Century B.C. (2003). With Hans Beck, he most recently published Central Greece and the Politics of Power in the Fourth Century (2007).   Clare Haru Crowston (Ph.D., Cornell University) teaches at the University of Illinois, where she is currently associate professor of history. She is the author of Fabricating Women: The Seamstresses of Old Regime France, 1675-1791 (2001), which won the Berkshire and Hagley Prizes. She edited two special issues of the Journal of Women's History (vol. 18, nos. 3 and 4), has published numerous journal articles and reviews, and is a past president of the Society for French Historical Studies and a former chair of the Pinkney Prize Committee.   Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison) taught first at Augustana College in Illinois, and since 1985 at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she is currently UWM Distinguished Professor in the department of history. She is the coeditor of the Sixteenth Century Journal and the author or editor of more than twenty books, most recently The Marvelous Hairy Girls: The Gonzales Sisters and Their Worlds (2009) and Gender in History (2nd ed., 2010). She currently serves as the Chief Reader for Advanced Placement World History.   Joe Perry (Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) is Associate Professor of modern German and European history at Georgia State University. He has published numerous articles and is author of the recently published book Christmas in Germany: A Cultural History (2010). His current research interests include issues of consumption, gender, and television in East and West Germany after World War II.

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