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Author Drogin, Sara S.

Title Spare me the details : a short history of Western civilization / Sara S. Drogin.

Publication Info. Bloomington, IN : iUniverse, [2008]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Mokena Community PL Adult Non-Fiction - MKBB-1  909.09821 DRO    AVAILABLE
Description xv, 148 pages ; 23 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-148).
Contents The ancient Greeks: founders of Western civilization 2000-30 B.C. -- The ancient Romans: preservers, adapters and disseminators of Western civilization 753 B.C.-476 A.D. -- The Byzantines: preservers of the Western legacy, with an Eastern twist 293 B.C.-1453 A.D. -- The rise of Islam 622-1100 -- The Middle Ages 500-1350 -- Overview: the early modern era 1350-1550 -- The Renaissance 1350-1550 -- The age of discovery and conquest 1350-1700 -- The Reformation 1517 and beyond -- Major states in the seventeenth century -- Overview: the age of revolutions 1550-1900 -- The scientific revolution and the Enlightenment 1550-1780 -- The American Revolution 1763-1783 -- The French Revolution 1789-1815 -- The Industrial Revolution 1760-1830 -- The United States in the 1800s: from revolution to evolution -- Intellectual revolutions of the 1800s and early 1900s -- The Great War: World War I 1914-1918 -- The period between the wars; World War II begins 1919-1939 -- World War II 1939-1945 -- The Cold War 1945-1989 -- The West today: some final thoughts.
Subject Civilization, Western -- History.
ISBN 9780595470471

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