The West: Encounters and Transformations, Volume 1

The West: Encounters and Transformations, Volume 1, 5th edition

  • Brian Levack, 
  • Edward Muir, 
  • Meredith Veldman

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Overview

The West examines the changing nature of Western civilization. Focusing on the central theme of cultural encounters, the text explains how the West originated and developed through a continuous process of inclusion and exclusion resulting from a series of encounters among and within different groups.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2017

ISBN-13: 9780137500659

Subject: History

Category: Western Civilization

Table of contents

1. The Beginnings of Civilization, 10,000-1150 B.C.E.
2. The Age of Empires: The International Bronze Age and Its Aftermath, ca. 1500-550 B.C.E.
3. Greek Civilization
4. Hellenistic Civilization
5. The Roman Republic
6. Enclosing the West: The Early Roman Empire and Its Neighbors, 31 B.C.E.-235 C.E.
7. Late Antiquity: The Age of New Boundaries, 250-600
8. Medieval Empires and Borderlands: Byzantium and Islam
9. Medieval Empires and Borderlands: The Latin West
10. Medieval Civilization: The Rise of Western Europe
11. The Medieval West in Crisis
12. The Italian Renaissance and Beyond: The Politics of Culture
13. The West and the World: The Significance of Global Encounters, 1450-1650
14. The Reformations of Religion
15. The Age of Confessional Division
16. Absolutism and State Building, 1618-1715
17. The Scientific Revolution

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