A History of Western Society, Volume C: From the Revolutionary Era to the Present, Volume 3

Front Cover
Macmillan, Oct 13, 2010 - History - 432 pages
0 Reviews
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.

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


Versions and Supplements
20 The Revolution in Politics 17751815
21 The Revolution in Energy and Industry ca 17801850
22 Ideologies and Upheavals 18151850
23 Life in the Emerging Urban Society 18401900
24 The Age of Nationalism 18501914
25 The West and the World 18151914
27 The Age of Anxiety ca 19001940
28 Dictatorships and the Second World War 19191945
29 Cold War Conflict and Consensus 19451965
30 Challenging the Postwar Order 19601991
31 Europe in an Age of Globalization 1990 to the Present
An Overview

26 War and Revolution 19141919

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2010)

JOHN BUCKLER is Emeritus Professor of Greek History. Selected publications include The Theban Hegemony, 371-362 B.C. (1980), Philip II and the Sacred War (1989) and Aegean Greece in the Fourth Century B.C. (2003).

Clare Haru Crowston is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks is a Distinguished Professor and Chair of the History Department at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She began her scholarly career as a historian of early modern Europe, with a particular focus on women and gender, and remains a leader in that field, serving as the president of three scholarly societies and since 1996 as the Senior Editor of the Sixteenth Century Journal. Since 2000 she has also moved into world and global history, and now serves as one of the editors of the Journal of Global History. She is the author or editor of twenty books and many articles that have appeared in English, German, Italian, Spanish, French, Greek, Chinese, Turkish, and Korean. These include Early Modern Europe 1450 1789, 2nd edition (Cambridge University Press, 2013), Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe, 3rd edition (Cambridge University Press, 2008), Christianity and Sexuality in the Early Modern World: Regulating Desire, Reforming Practice, 2nd edition (2010) and Gender in History: Global Perspectives, 2nd edition (2010). Her research has been supported by grants from the Fulbright and Guggenheim Foundations, among others.

David Ritz is the only four-time winner of the Gleason Music Book Award. He has collaborated with Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, B.B. King, Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Smokey Robinson, and Don Rickles. He also cowrote, with Gaye, the song "Sexual Healing.

Bibliographic information