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World civilization : a brief history

Author: Robin W Winks
Publisher: San Diego, CA : Collegiate Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin W Winks
ISBN: 0939693283 9780939693283
OCLC Number: 32941544
Description: xiv, 575 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1 Preface Part 2 Introduction: The Relevance of History Part 3 Part One: Human Societies and Civilizations: Beginnings Chapter 4 An Overview: Beginnings Chapter 5 Recoverable History Begins: People of River and Plain Chapter 6 On the Edge of the Earliest Civilizations: The Spread of Influences Chapter 7 Desert, Mountain, and Forest: Civilization and Barbarism in the Second Millennium B.C. Chapter 8 An Age of Heroes: The Beginnings of Mediterranean Antiquity Part 9 Part Two: Mediterranean Antiquity: 500 B.C.-A.D. 750 Chapter 10 An Overview: Our Graeco-Roman World Chapter 11 Greek Society and the Origins of Hellenistic Culture Chapter 12 The Golden Age of Greece Chapter 13 From thePolis to the World: Hellenistic Civilization in the Mediterranean and Near East Chapter 14 A World Expands: The Rise of Rome Chapter 15 The Crisis of Late Antiquity: Transformation of the Mediterranean World Part 16 Part Three: Traditional Europe: A.D. 750-1789 Chapter 17 An Overview: The Part We Call 'the Middle' Chapter 18 Regional Resources and Universal Ambitions Chapter 19 The Making of Europe: 950-1300 Chapter 20 Crisis and Recovery in Traditional Europe: 1300-1715 Chapter 21 A New World in the Making: Modern Europe Chapter 22 The Modern Revolution in the West Chapter 23 Restructuring Power and Society: 1715-1815 Part 24 Part Four: No Break with the Past: The Nineteenth Century in Perspective Chapter 25 An Overview: The Age of the Democratic Revolution Chapter 26 From Revolution to Revolution: 1789-1848 Chapter 27 The Enduring Ideas: Finding Theoretical Bases for Security Chapter 28 Surge of Nationalism: Postponement Chapter 29 Secular Attempts to Control Human Destiny Chapter 30 Darwin and Darwinism: Salvation Through Science Chapter 31 Europe's New Nations: Nationalism Triumphant, 1848-1914 Part 32 Part Five: New Wine in Old Bottles: Today Enters the Fron Door, 1848-1919 Chapter 33 An Overview: An Age of Insecurity Chapter 34 The Politics of Europe's Traditional Powers, 1848-1914 Chapter 35 A Century in Search of Security: Society and Growth Chapter 36 The First World War: Causes, Conduct, Consequences Part 37 Part Six: The Years that Became Ours: 1919-to the 1990s Chapter 38 An Overview: The Search for Normalcy Chapter 39 The Hidden Political Collapse of Europe Chapter 40 The Second World War: An Era of Continuous War for Continuous Peace Chapter 41 The West Since 1945 Part 42 Epilogue Part 43 When You Want to Read More Part 44 Index
Responsibility: Robin W. Winks.


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