Cengage Advantage Books: Western Civilization, Complete

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2011 - History - 1200 pages
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Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this text is an economically priced version of WESTERN CIVILIZATION, Eighth Edition. The Advantage Edition offers readers the complete narrative while limiting the number of maps, photos, and boxed features. Best-selling author Jackson Spielvogel helped over one million students learn about the present by exploring the past. Spielvogel's engaging, chronological narrative weaves the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military aspects of history into a gripping story that is as memorable as it is instructive. CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WESTERN CIVILIZATION includes 99 maps and excerpts of over 70 primary sources that enliven the past while introducing students to the source material of historical scholarship. Available in the following split options: CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WESTERN CIVILIZATION, Eighth Edition (Chapters 1-30), ISBN: 978-0-495-91327-6; Volume I: To 1715 (Chapters 1-16), ISBN: 978-0-495-91329-0; Volume II: Since 1500 (Chapters 13-30), ISBN: 978-0-495-91328-3.
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Contents

The Ancient Near East The First Civilizations
1
The Ancient Near East Peoples And Empires
37
The Civilization Of The Greeks
60
The Hellenistic World
99
The Roman Republic
123
The Roman Empire
163
Late Antiquity And The Emergence Of The Medieval World
197
European Civilization In The Early Middle Ages 7501000
238
The Eighteenth Century European States International Wars And Social Change
610
A Revolution In Politics The Era Of The French Revolution And Napoleon
646
The Industrial Revolution And Its Impact On European Society
685
Reaction Revolution And Romanticism 18151850
718
An Age Of Nationalism And Realism 18501871
756
Mass Society In An Age Of Progress 18711894
793
An Age Of Modernity Anxiety And Imperialism 18941914
831
The Beginning Of The TwentiethCentury Crisis War And Revolution
876

The Recovery And Growth Of European Society In The High Middle Ages
272
The Rise Of Kingdoms And The Growth Of Church Power
303
The Later Middle Ages Crisis And Disintegration In The Fourteenth Century
339
Recovery And Rebirth The Age Of The Renaissance
376
Reformation And Religious Warfare In The Sixteenth Century
417
Europe And The World New Encounters 15001800
459
State Building And The Search For Order In The Seventeenth Century
498
Toward A New Heaven And A Newearth The Scientific Revolution And The Emergence Of Modern Science
546
The Eighteenth Century An Age Of Enlightenment
577
The Futile Search For Stability Europe Between The Wars 19191939
916
The Deepening Of The European Crisis World War II
961
Cold War And A New Western World 19451965
1004
Protest And Stagnation The Western World 19651985
1046
After The Fall The Western World In A Global Age since 1985
1073
Documents
1114
Chapter Notes
1120
Index
1
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Jackson J. Spielvogel is Associate Professor Emeritus of History at The Pennsylvania State University. He received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University, where he specialized in Reformation history under Harold J. Grimm. His articles and reviews have appeared in journals such as Moreana, Journal of General Education, Catholic Historical Review, Archiv für Reformationsgeschichte, and American Historical Review. He also has contributed chapters or articles to THE SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE REFORMATION, THE HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE: A DICTIONARY HANDBOOK, the SIMON WIESENTHAL CENTER ANNUAL OF HOLOCAUST STUDIES, and UTOPIAN STUDIES. His work has been supported by fellowships from the Fulbright Foundation and the Foundation for Reformation Research. At Penn State, he helped inaugurate the Western Civilization course, as well as a popular course on Nazi Germany. His book HITLER AND NAZI GERMANY was published in 1987 (7th Edition, 2014). He is the author of WESTERN CIVILIZATION, first published in 1991 (9th Edition, 2015), and the coauthor (with William Duiker) of WORLD HISTORY, first published in 1994 (8th Edition, 2016). Professor Spielvogel has won five major university-wide teaching awards. During the year 1988?1989, he held the Penn State Teaching Fellowship, the university's most prestigious teaching award. In 1996, he won the Dean Arthur Ray Warnock Award for Outstanding Faculty member, and in 2000 received the Schreyer Honors College Excellence in Teaching Award.

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