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River through time: the course of Western civilization

Author: C Warren Hollister
Publisher: New York, Wiley [1975]
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Warren Hollister
ISBN: 0471406953 9780471406952
OCLC Number: 1009476
Description: 574 pages illustrations 26 cm
Contents: The legacy of Greece: the rise and decline of Classical Greece --
The thought and culture of Classical Greece --
The Hellenistic Age --
The legacy of Rome: The rise of Rome: kingdom, republic, empire --
Rome and Jerusalem --
The waning of the Western Empire --
The early Middle Ages: The genesis of western civilization: Byzantium, Islam, and western Christendom --
Carolingian Europe and the new invasions --
Europe survives the siege --
The high Middle Ages; the first flowering of European culture: economic revolution and new frontiers --
The politics of High-Medieval Europe --
New dimensions in medieval Christianity --
Thought, letters, and the arts --
Late-Medieval and Renaissance Europe: the ordeal of transition: church and state in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth centuries --
Economic and cultural change --
The culture of the Renaissance --
The age of the Reformation: The transformation of Europe --
The Protestant Reformation --
The Catholic Reformation and the Counterreformation --
Europe in crisis: from Reformation to Enlightenment: state churches and religious wars: 1560-1660 --
Europe overseas: the growth of empire --
Hard times: the Great Depression: 1590-1660 --
The world reconsidered: the development of modern science --
Enlightenment, revolution, industrialization: state building and state-craft: 1648-1789 --
Diplomacy and warfare: 1648-1789 --
The age of Enlightenment --
The Eighteenth Century: the crisis of the Old Order --
Industrialization --
Europe in revolution: 1789-1814 --
The Nineteenth Century: 1814-1914: The Vienna Settlement and the Metternich Era: 1815-1848 --
The replacement of the Vienna Settlement: 1848-1871 --
The road to total war: 1871-1914 --
The gathering centralization of power --
The two cultures of the Nineteenth Century --
The Twentieth Century: World War I and its aftermath --
The uneasy peace --
The Great Dictatorship and the crisis of the 1930s --
World War II --
From Hot to Cold War and beyond --
The cultures of the Twentieth Century.
Responsibility: [by] C. Warren Hollister [and others].

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