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Foundations of Western civilization II : a history of the modern Western world

Author: R O Bucholz; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Co., ©2006.
Series: Great courses (DVD)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This course will explore the ideas, events, and characters that molded Western political, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, scientific, technological, and economic history during the tumultuous period between the 16th and 20th centuries" --p. 1 (guidebook).
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: R O Bucholz; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 1598031767 9781598031768
OCLC Number: 233003895
Notes: "Course no. 8700."
48 lectures (30 min. each).
Four part set in four containers.
Performer(s): Lectures by Robert Bucholz, Associate Professor of history at Loyola University of Chicago.
Description: 8 videodiscs (ca. 1440 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 4 guidebooks (22 cm.) + 1 "supplementary material" guidebook (iv, 51 p. ; 22 cm.)
Details: DVD.
Contents: Part 1: Lecture 1. The importance of the West --
lecture 2. Geography is destiny --
lecture 3. Culture is destiny --
lecture 4. Renaissance humanism--1350-1650 --
lecture 5. Renaissance princes--1450-1600 --
lecture 6. The new world & the old--1400-1650 --
lecture 7. The Protestant Reformation--1500-22 --
lecture 8. The wars of religion--1523-1648 --
lecture 9. Rational & scientific revolutions--1450-1650 --
lecture 10. French absolutism--1589-1715 --
lecture 11. English constitutionalism--1603-49 --
lecture 12. English constitutionalism--1649-89. Part 2: Lecture 13. War, trade, empire--1688-1702 --
lecture 14. War, trade, empire--1702-14 --
lecture 15. War, trade, empire--1714-63 --
lecture 16. Life under the Ancien Régime--1689-1789 --
lecture 17. Enlightenment & despotism --
lecture 18. The American Revolution --
lecture 19. The French Revolution--1789-92 --
lecture 20. The French Revolution--1792-1803 --
lecture 21. The Napoleonic Empire--1803-15 --
lecture 22. Beginnings of industrialization--1760-1850 --
lecture 23. Consequences of industrialization--1760-1850 --
lecture 24. The liberal response--1776-1861. Part 3: Lecture 25. The romantic response--1789-1870 --
lecture 26. The socialist response--1813-1905 --
lecture 27. Descent of man; rise of woman--1830-90 --
lecture 28. Nationalism--1815-48 --
lecture 29. Nationalism--1848-71 --
lecture 30. Imperial rivalry--1870-1914 --
lecture 31. Industrial rivalry--1870-1914 --
lecture 32. The alliance system--1872-1914 --
lecture 33. Decadence & malaise--circa 1900 --
lecture 34. The great war begins--1914-16 --
lecture 35. Breaking the deadlock--1915-17 --
lecture 36. The Russian Revolution--1917-22. Part 4: Lecture 37. The end of the war--1917-22 --
lecture 38. Recovery & depression in the West--1919-36 --
lecture 39. Totalitarian Russia--1918-39 --
lecture 40. Fascist Italy, Nazi Germany--1922-36 --
lecture 41. The Holocaust--1933-45 --
lecture 42. The failure of diplomacy--1935-39 --
lecture 43. World War II--1939-42 --
lecture 44. World War II--1942-45 --
lecture 45. American hegemony, Soviet challenge--1945-75 --
lecture 46. Rebuilding Europe--1945-85 --
lecture 47. The new Europe--1985-2001 --
lecture 48. The meaning of the Western civilization.
Series Title: Great courses (DVD)
Other Titles: History of the modern Western world
Responsibility: [taught by] Robert Bucholz.

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"This course will explore the ideas, events, and characters that molded Western political, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, scientific, technological, and economic history during the tumultuous period between the 16th and 20th centuries" --p. 1 (guidebook).

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