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The modernization of the Western world : a society transformed / John McGrath and Kathleen Callanan Martin ; with Jay P. Corrin, Michael G. Kort, Susan Hagood Lee, John W. Mackey, and Benjamin E. Varat.

By: McGrath, John T, 1956-.
Contributor(s): Martin, Kathleen Callanan, 1949-.
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2017Edition: Second edition.Description: xviii, 291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781138068568 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781138068544 (hardback : alk. paper).Subject(s): Social change -- Europe -- History | Social change -- Western countries -- History | Civilization, Modern | Civilization, Western | English language | Europe -- Social conditions | Europe -- History | Western countries -- Social conditions | Western countries -- HistoryDDC classification: 306.094
Contents:
The modernization of the Western world / John McGrath and Jay P. Corrin -- Modernization and social change / Kathleen Callanan Martin -- The ancient and classical inheritance / John McGrath -- Europe in the Medieval era / John McGrath -- The late Middle Ages and the transformation of Medieval society / John McGrath -- The Italian Renaissance / John McGrath and Kathleen Callanan Martin -- The Reformation / Susan Hagood Lee -- Commerce, cities, and capitalism / John McGrath -- The centralization and rationalization of the political state / John McGrath -- The Enlightenment / John McGrath -- The French Revolution / John McGrath -- The Industrial Revolution / John W. Mackey -- Classical liberalism and the bourgeois state / Kathleen Callanan Martin -- Karl Marx and the socialist response to capitalism / Kathleen Callanan Martin -- Nationalism and nations / John W. Mackey -- The age of empire / John W. Mackey -- The Great War / Benjamin E. Varat -- Europe between wars / Jay P. Corrin -- The rise of fascism / Jay P. Corrin -- Total war: World War II / Michael G. Kort -- The cold war / Benjamin E. Varat -- Globalization and social change / John McGrath -- Terror and terrorism / John McGrath.
Summary: "Presents an overview of the history of Western civilization from ancient history to the current era of globalization"--
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The modernization of the Western world / John McGrath and Jay P. Corrin -- Modernization and social change / Kathleen Callanan Martin -- The ancient and classical inheritance / John McGrath -- Europe in the Medieval era / John McGrath -- The late Middle Ages and the transformation of Medieval society / John McGrath -- The Italian Renaissance / John McGrath and Kathleen Callanan Martin -- The Reformation / Susan Hagood Lee -- Commerce, cities, and capitalism / John McGrath -- The centralization and rationalization of the political state / John McGrath -- The Enlightenment / John McGrath -- The French Revolution / John McGrath -- The Industrial Revolution / John W. Mackey -- Classical liberalism and the bourgeois state / Kathleen Callanan Martin -- Karl Marx and the socialist response to capitalism / Kathleen Callanan Martin -- Nationalism and nations / John W. Mackey -- The age of empire / John W. Mackey -- The Great War / Benjamin E. Varat -- Europe between wars / Jay P. Corrin -- The rise of fascism / Jay P. Corrin -- Total war: World War II / Michael G. Kort -- The cold war / Benjamin E. Varat -- Globalization and social change / John McGrath -- Terror and terrorism / John McGrath.

"Presents an overview of the history of Western civilization from ancient history to the current era of globalization"--

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