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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: modern history.; Great courses (DVD)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Americans are all, to a greater or lesser extent, inhabitants of a land shaped by the last five centuries of Western history and culture. Explores 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.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: R O Bucholz; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 9781598031768 1598031767
OCLC Number: 733795686
Notes: Lecture transcript includes full text of the lectures, readings, timeline, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliographical references. Course guidebook presents outlines and other material in a condensed format for easy reference.
Consists of 48 lectures in four parts. Each part consists of 2 videodiscs and each videodisc consists of 12 lectures/30 minutes per lecture.
Accompanied by course guidebook with same title.
Performer(s): Lecturer : Professor Robert Bucholz is Associate Professor of History at Loyola University of Chicago.
Description: 392 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Details: DVD format.
Contents: pt. 4. The end of the war, 1917-22 ; Recovery & depression in the West, 1919-36 ; Totalitarian Russia, 1918-39 ; Fascist Italy, Nazi Germany, 1922-36 ; The Holocaust, 1933-45 ; The failure of diplomacy, 1935-39 ; World War II, 1939-42 ; World War II, 1942-45 ; American hegemony: Soviet challenge,1945-75 ; Rebuilding Europe,1945-85 ; The new Europe, 1985-2001 --
The meaning of the Western Civilization. pt. 3. The romantic response, 1789-1870 ; The socialist response, 1813-1905 ; Descent of man: rise of woman, 1830-90 ; Nationalism, 1815-48 ; Nationalism, 1848-71 ; Imperial rivalry, 1870-1914 ; Industrial rivalry, 1870-1914 ; The alliance system, 1872-1914 ; Decadence & malaise, circa 1900 ; The great war begins, 1914-16 ; Breaking the deadlock, 1915-17 ; The Russian Revolution, 1917-22. pt. 2. War, trade, empire, 1688-1702 ; War, trade, empire, 1702-14 ; War, trade, empire, 1714-63 ; Life under the Ancien Régime, 1689-1789 ; Enlightenment & despotism ; The American Revolution ; The French Revolution, 1789-92 ; The French Revolution, 1792-1803 ; The Napoleonic Empire-1803-15 00 Beginnings of industrialization, 1760-1850 ; Consequences of industrialization-1760-1850 ; The liberal response, 1776-1861. pt. 1. The importance of the West ; Geography is destiny ; Culture is destiny ; Renaissance humanism, 1350-1650 ; Renaissance prices, 1450-1600 ; The new world & the old, 1400-1650 ; The Protestant Reformation, 1500-22 ; The wars of religion, 1523-1648 ; Rational & scientific revolutions, 1450-1650 ; French absolutism, 1589-1715 ; English constitutionalism, 1603-49 ; English constitutionalism, 1649-89.
Series Title: Great courses: modern history.; Great courses (DVD)
Other Titles: History of the modern Western world
Responsibility: Robert Bucholz.

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Americans are all, to a greater or lesser extent, inhabitants of a land shaped by the last five centuries of Western history and culture. Explores 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.

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