Foundations of Western civilization II a history of the modern Western world

by Bucholz, R. O., 1958-

Format: Book on CD 2006
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Carnegie Library of McKeesport AV CD-BK 909 BUC part 1
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Carnegie Library of McKeesport AV CD-BK 909 BUC part 3
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Summary
This course examines the ideas, events, and characters that molded Western political, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, scientific and economic history during the period from the 16th to the 20th centuries.
Contents
pt. 1: lecture 1. The importance of the West
lecture 2. Geography is destiny
lecture 3. Culture is destiny
lecture 4. Renaissance humanism, 1350-1650
lecture 5. Renaissance princes, 1450-1600
lecture 6. The new world & the old, 1400-1650
lecture 7. The Protestant Reformation, 1500-22
lecture 8. The wars of religion, 1523-1648
lecture 9. Rational & scientific revolutions, 1450-1650
lecture 10. French absolutism, 1589-1715
lecture 11. English constitutionalism, 1603-49
lecture 12. English constitutionalism 1649-89. pt. 2: lecture 13. War, trade, empire, 1688-1702
lecture 14. War, trade, empire, 1702-14
lecture 15. War, trade, empire, 1714-63
lecture 16. Life under the ancient reĢgime, 1689-1789
lecture 17. Enlightenment & despotism
lecture 18. The American Revolution
lecture 19. The French Revolution, 1789-92
lecture 20. The French Revolution, 1792-1803
lecture 21. The Napoleonic Empire, 1803-15
lecture 22. Beginnings of industrialization, 1760-1850
lecture 23. Consequences of industrialization, 1760-1850
lecture 24 The liberal response, 1776-1861. pt. 3: lecture 25. The Romantic response, 1789-1870
lecture 26. The socialist response, 1813-1905
lecture 27. Descent of man; rise of woman, 1830-90
lecture 28. Nationalism, 1815-48
lecture 29. Nationalism, 1848-71
lecture 30. Imperial rivalry, 1870-1914
lecture 31. Industrial rivalry, 1870-1914
lecture 32. The Alliance System, 1872-1914
lecture 33. Decadence & malaise, circa 1900
lecture 34. The Great War begins, 1914-16
lecture 35. Breaking the deadlock, 1915-17
lecture 36. The Russian Revolution, 1917-22. pt. 4: lecture 37. The end of the war, 1917-22
lecture 38. Recovery & depression in the West, 1919-36
lecture 39. Totalitarian Russia, 1918-39
lecture 40. Fascist Italy, Nazi Germany, 1922-36
lecture 41. The Holocaust, 1933-45
lecture 42. The failure of diplomacy, 1935-39
lecture 43. World War II, 1939-42
lecture 44. World War II, 1942-45
lecture 45. American hegemony, Soviet challenge, 1945-75
lecture 46. Rebuilding Europe, 1945-85
lecture 47. The new Europe, 1985-2001
lecture 48. The meaning of Western civilization.

Additional Information
Series Great courses (Compact disc)
Subjects Civilization, Western -- History.
Europe -- History.
Audiobooks.
Publisher Chantilly, VA :Teaching Company,2006
Edition Library ed.
Contributors Teaching Company.
Participants/Performers Robert Bucholz, lecturer.
Language English
Notes In four containers.
Compact disc.
Accompanying material includes 1 or 4 course guidebooks with bibliographical references.
Description 24 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 1598031759
9781598031751
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