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The West in the World Vol II: From the Renaissance

The West in the World Vol II: From the Renaissance

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Chapter 10. A New Spirit in the West: The Renaissance,ca. 1300-1640

A New Spirit Emerges: Individualism, Realism, and Activism

The Politics of Individual Effort

Individualism as Self-Interest: Life During the Renaissance

An Age of Talent and Beauty: Renaissance Culture and Science

Renaissance of the "New Monarchies" of the North: 1453-1640

Chapter 11. "Alone Before God": Religious Reform and Warfare 1500-1648

The Clash of Dynasties, 1515-1555

A Tide of Religious Reform

The Catholic Reformation

Europe Erupts Again: A Century of Religious Warfare, 1559-1648

Life After the Reformation

Chapter 12. Faith, Fortune, and Fame: European Expansion, 1450-1700

The World Imagined

The World Discovered

Confrontation of Cultures

The World Market and Commercial Revolution

The World Transformed

Chapter 13. The Struggle for Survival and Sovereignty: Europe's Social and Political Order, 1600-1715

Stresses in Traditional Society

Royal Absolutism in France

The Struggle for Sovereignty in Eastern Europe

The Triumph of Constitutionalism

Chapter 14. A New World of Reason and Reform: The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment, 1600-1800

Questioning Truth and Authority

Developing a Modern Scientific View

Supporting and Spreading Science

Laying the Foundations for the Enlightenment

The Enlightenment in Full Stride

Chapter 15. Competing for Power and Wealth: The Old Regime, 1715-1789

Statebuilding and War

The Twilight of Monarchies? The Question of Enlightened Absolutism

Changes in Country and City Life

The Culture of the Elite: Combining the Old and the New

Culture for the Lower Classes

Foreshadowing Upheaval: The American Revolution

Global Context Essay, III: Moving into the Modern World

Chapter 16. Overturning the Political and Social Order: The French Revolution and Napoleon, 1789-1815

"A Great Ferment": Trouble Brewing in France

The Constitutional Monarchy: Establishing a New Order

To the Radical Republic and Back

Napoleon Bonaparte

Chapter 17. Factories, Cities, and Families in the Industrial Age: The Industrial Revolution, 1780-1850

The Industrial Revolution Begins

New Markets, Machines, and Power

Industrialization Spreads to the Continent

Balancing the Benefits and Burdens of Industrialization

Life in the Growing Cities

Public Health and Medicine in the Industrial Age

Family Ideals and Realities

Chapter 18. Coping with Change: Ideology, Politics, and Revolution, 1815-1850

The Congress of Vienna: A Gathering of Victors

Ideologies: How the World Should Be

Restoration and Repression

A Wave of Revolution and Reform

The Dam Bursts: 1848

Chapter 19. Nationalism and Statebuilding: Unifying Nations, 1850-1870

Building Unified Nation-States

The Drive for Italian Unification

Germany "By Blood and Iron"

The Fight for National Unity in North America

Divided Authority in the Austrian and Ottoman Empires

Using Nationalism in France and Russia

Chapter 20. Mass Politics and Imperial Domination: Democracy and the New Imperialism, 1870-1914

Demands for Democracy

Insiders and Outsiders: Politics of the Extremes

Emigration: Overseas and Across Continents

The New Imperialism: The Race for Africa and Asia

Chapter 21. Modern Life and the Culture of Progress: Western Society, 1850-1914

The Second Industrial Revolution

The New Urban Landscape

City People

Sports and Leisure in the Cities

Private Life: Together and Alone at Home

Science in an Age of Optimism

Culture: Accepting the Modern World

From Optimism to Uncertainty

Chapter 22. Descending Into the Twentieth Century: World War and Revolution, 1914-1920

On the Path to Total War

The Front Lines

War on the Home Front

To the Bitter End

Assessing the Losses

The Peace Settlement

Revolutions in Russia

Chapter 23. Darkening Decades: Recovery, Dictators, and Depression, 1920-1939 00

Trying to Recover from the Great War, 1919-1929

Turning Away From Democracy: Dictatorships and Fascism, 1919-1929

Transforming the Soviet Union: 1920-1939

The Great Depression: 1929-1939

Nazism in Germany

Chapter 24. Into the Fire Again: World War II, 1939-1945

The Road to War: 1931-1939

Axis Victories, 1939-1942

Struggle and Horror Behind the Front Lines

Turning the Tide of War, 1942-1945

Peace and the Legacy of War

Global Context Essay, IV: Forming the Present

Chapter 25. Superpower Struggles and Global Transformations: The Cold War,1945-1980s

Origins of the Cold War

East and West: Two Paths to Recovery in Europe

The Twilight of Colonialism

A Sense of Relativity in Thought and Culture

Protests, Problems, and New Politics: The 1960s to the 1980s

Postindustrial Society

Breakthroughs in Science

Chapter 26. Into the Twenty-First Century: The Present in Perspective

The Collapse of Communism

Repercussion and Realignments in the West

The World and the West from a Global Perspective