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Western Civilization

Since 1300 (with InfoTrac)

by Jackson J. Spielvogel

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Wadsworth Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World history,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Other Geographical Groupings, Oceans & Seas,
  • Civilization,
  • History / General,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages672
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7786116M
    ISBN 100534600107
    ISBN 109780534600105

    Political Epochs in Autumn and Winter 1. The West has contributed a great many technological, Western Civilization book, philosophical, artistic and religious aspects to modern international culture: having been a crucible of CatholicismProtestantismdemocracy, industrialisation; the first major civilisation to seek to abolish slavery during the 19th century, the first to enfranchise women beginning in Australasia at the end of the 19th century and the first to put to use such technologies as steamelectric and nuclear power. Economic powers permeating the political forms and authorities. He contrasts the "true-type" rural born, with the nomadictraditionlessirreligiousmatter-of-fact, clever, unfruitful, and contemptuous-of-the-countryman city dweller. By the mid- 20th centuryWestern culture was exported worldwide, and the development and growth of international transport and telecommunication such as transatlantic cable and the radiotelephone played a decisive role in modern globalization.

    There are also some minor factual oversights which could use editing - Abbasid era scholars did pioneering work in optics and refraction but did not develop telescopes; the letter which Pope Gregory sent to missionaries in Anglo-Saxon England did not go to Bede Western Civilization book to Augustine of Canterbury; Solon was by all accounts an archon and not unlike Draco before him or Peisistratus afterwards a tyrant. However, he sees Civilization as the destiny of every Culture. Renaissance and reformation[ edit ] Main article: Renaissance Italian Renaissance — The Italian Renaissance was the earliest manifestation of the general European Renaissance, a period of great cultural change and achievement that began in Italy around the end of the 13th century and lasted until the 16th century, marking the transition between Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Music[ edit ] For modern Western music, see music industry.

    Nicolaus Copernicus — Nicolaus Copernicus was a Renaissance astronomer and the first person to formulate a comprehensive heliocentric cosmology which displaced the Earth from the center of the universe. The book has a meticulously arranged index too. Town versus countryside. This is one of the strengths of the work.


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Western Civilization by Jackson J. Spielvogel Download PDF Ebook

For Spengler, a world-historical view points to the meaning of history itself, by breaking the historian or observer out of his crude culturally parochial classifications of history.

While dance, music, visual art, story-telling, and architecture are human universals, they are expressed in the West in certain characteristic ways.

Western Civilization book Spengler, Culture is synonymous with religious creativeness. As a member Western Civilization book the Frankfurt School of Marxist critical theory, Adorno's professed project in this essay was to "turn Spengler's reactionary ideas toward progressive ends.

Break-up of the State-form Revolution and Napoleonism. The Jewish Christian tradition out of which it had emerged was all but extinguished, and antisemitism became increasingly entrenched Western Civilization book even integral to Christendom. Constitutional monarchy — Constitutional monarchy is a form of government in which a monarch acts as head of state within the parameters of a constitution, whether it be a written, uncodified, or blended constitution.

After AD. However, this would become the centre of a new West. Along with schooling comes a demand for the shepherding of the masses, as an object of party politics. There are even similarities between the two dominant parties. Further, Spengler asserts that not only is pre-cultural man without history, he loses his historical weight as his Culture becomes exhausted and becomes a more and more defined Civilization.

This argument has elements of Marxist conceptions of a core and periphery. Learn more about reviews. Arguably, this predictive model is spot-on with the current situation in the Western world. What is significant is not whether the past thinkers' insights are relevant today, but whether they were exceptionally relevant to the great facts of their own time.

Revolution: —[ edit ] United States Declaration of Independence — The Declaration of Independence was a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4,which announced that the thirteen American colonies, then at war with Great Britain, regarded themselves as independent states, and no longer a part of the British Empire.

Renaissance and reformation[ edit ] Main article: Renaissance Italian Renaissance — The Italian Renaissance was the earliest manifestation of the general European Renaissance, a period of great cultural change and achievement that began in Italy around the end of the 13th century and lasted until the 16th century, marking the transition between Medieval and Early Modern Europe.

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In race Rasse haben there is nothing material but something cosmic and directional, the felt harmony of a Destiny, the single cadence of the march of historical Being. Magna Carta — Magna Carta, also called Magna Carta Libertatum, is an English charter, originally issued in the year and reissued later in the 13th century in modified versions.Learn Western Civilization book civilization chapter 1 with free interactive flashcards.

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Western Civilization: A Concise History is an Ebook Educational Resource textbook covering the history of Western Ebook from approximately 8, BCE to CE. It is available in three volumes covering the following time periods and topics. Volume 1: from the origins of civilization in Mesopotamia c.

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