Western Heritage, The, Volume 2, 12th edition

  • Donald M. Kagan, 
  • Steven Ozment, 
  • Frank M. Turner, 
  • Gregory Francis Viggiano

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The Western Heritage weaves social, cultural, and political history into a strong narrative of the central developments in Western history. It defines how the West has interacted with other cultures, and shows how the history of Western civilization can shed light into global challenges today.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780137500567

Subject: History

Category: Western Civilization Survey

Table of contents

PART 3: Europe in Transition, 1300-1750
13. European State Consolidation in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
14. New Directions in Thought and Culture in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
15. Society and Economy Under the Old Regime in the Eighteenth Century
16. The Transatlantic Economy, Trade Wars, and Colonial Rebellion

PART 4: Enlightenment and Revolution, 1700-1850
17. The Age of Enlightenment: Eighteenth-Century Thought
18. The French Revolution
19. The Age of Napoleon and the Triumph of Romanticism
20. The Conservative Order and the Challenges of Reform (1815-1832)
21. Economic Advance and Social Unrest (1830-1850)

PART 5: Toward the Modern World, 1850-1939
22. The Age of Nation-States
23. The Building of European Supremacy: Society and Politics to World War I
24. The Birth of Modern European Thought
25. The Age of Western Imperialism
26. Alliances, War, and a Troubled Peace
27. The Interwar Years: The Challenge of Dictators and Depression

PART 6: Global Conflict, Cold War, and New Directions, 1939 to Present
28. World War II
29. The Cold War Era, Decolonization, and the Emergence of a New Europe
30. Social, Cultural, and Economic Challenges in the West through the Present

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