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The modernization of the Western world : a society transformed

Author: John McGrath; Kathleen Martin; Jay P Corrin
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2015. ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book focuses on the forces of social change and what they have meant in the lives of the people caught in the middle of them from medieval times through our current era of globalization.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mcgrath, John.
Modernization of the Western World : A Society Transformed.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John McGrath; Kathleen Martin; Jay P Corrin
ISBN: 9781317455691 131745569X
OCLC Number: 900942457
Notes: Originally published: M.E. Sharpe, 2013.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Physical Map of Europe; Political Map of Contemporary Europe; 1. The Modernization of the Western World; 2. Modernization and Social Change; 3. Europe in the Medieval Era; 4. The Late Middle Ages and the Transformation of Medieval Society; 5. The Italian Renaissance; 6. The Reformation; 7. Commerce, Cities, and Capitalism; 8. The Centralization and Rationalization of the Political State; 9. The Enlightenment; 10. The French Revolution; 11. The Industrial Revolution; 12. Classical Liberalism and the Bourgeois State. 13. Karl Marx and the Socialist Response to Capitalism14. Nationalism and Nations; 15. The Age of Empire; 16. The Great War; 17. Europe between Wars; 18. The Rise of Fascism; 19. Total War: World War II; 20. The Cold War; 21. Globalization and Social Change; Glossary; Index.
Responsibility: John McGrath and Kathleen Callanan Martin ; with Jay P. Corrin [and others].

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This book focuses on the forces of social change and what they have meant in the lives of the people caught in the middle of them from medieval times through our current era of globalization.

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