Cengage Advantage Books: Western Civilization: Beyond Boundaries, Volume 1
Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2010 - History - 560 pages
Developed to meet the demand for a low-cost, high-quality history book, this text is an economically priced version of WESTERN CIVILIZATION: BEYOND BOUNDARIES, 6e. The Advantage Edition offers the high level of scholarship and engaging narrative of the full text, while limiting the number of features, images, and maps. Each volume is packaged in a paperback, two-color format that appeals to those seeking a comprehensive, trade-sized history text. Like its full-length counterpart, the Advantage Edition of WESTERN CIVILIZATION encompasses the full social and political story of Western Civilization within a wider definition of Europe that includes Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, and European frontiers. The text emphasizes Europe’s interaction with the world and encourages students to question why and how history unfolded as it did. Available in the following split options: CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: WESTERN CIVILIZATION: BEYOND BOUNDARIES, SIXTH Edition (Chapters 1-30), ISBN: 978-0-495-90072-6; Volume I: To 1715 (Chapters 1-17), ISBN: 978-0-495-90073-3; Volume II: Since 1560 (Chapters 15-30), ISBN: 978-0-495-90074-0.
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The Ancestors of the West
The Ship the Sword and the Book Western Asia ca 1500400 BC
The Greeks in the Polis to ca 350 BC
Alexander the Great and the Spread of Greek Civilization ca 35030 BC
Rome from Republic to Empire
Imperial Rome 31 BCAD 284
The World of Late Antiquity 284ca 600
Early Medieval Civilizations 600900
Crisis and Recovery in Late Medieval Europe 13001500
European Overseas Expansion to 1600
The Age of the Reformation
Europe in the Age of Religious Wars 15601648
Europe in the Age of Louis XIV ca 16401715
A Revolution in Worldview
The Expansion of Europe in the High Middle Ages 9001300
Medieval Civilization at Its Height 9001300
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