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A history of civilization : prehistory to the present

Author: Robin W Winks
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats
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Extensively illustrated and exceptionally appealing in its narrative style, this best-selling, classic survey of the history of Western civilization with emphasis on Western European societies offers  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin W Winks
ISBN: 0132283395 9780132283397 0132284200 9780132284202
OCLC Number: 33105090
Notes: Coloured map on endpapers.
Description: xxxi, 768 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 28 cm
Contents: The Value of History. 1. The First Civilization. 2. The Greeks. 3. The Romans. 4. Judaism and Christianity. 5. The Early Middle Ages in Western Europe. 6. Byzantium and Islam. 7. Church and Society in the Medieval West. 8. The Beginnings of the Secular State. 9. The Late Middle Ages in Eastern Europe. 10. The Rise of the Nation. 11. The Renaissance. 12. The Protestant Reformation. 13. The Great Powers in Conflict. 14. Exploration and Expansion. 15. The Problem of Divine-Right Monarchy. 16. The Old Regimes. 17. The Enlightenment. 18. The French Revolution and Napoleon. 19. Romanticism, Reaction, and Revolution. 20. The Industrial Society. 21. The Modernization of Nations. 22. Modern Empires and Imperialism. 23. Great War, Great Revolution. 24. Between the Wars: A Twenty-Year Crisis. 25. The Democracies and the Non-Western World. 26. The Second World War and Its Aftermath. 27. Twentieth-Century Thought and Letters. 28. Our Times: Arriving at the Present. Suggested Readings. Index.
Responsibility: Robin W. Winks [and others].

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