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CHAPTER 10 Renaissance and Discovery

1. Voyages of Discovery and the New Empires in the West and East (305–313)

A. The Portuguese Chart the Course

B. The Spanish Voyages of Columbus

      i Intended and Unintended Consequences

C. The Spanish Empire in the New World

      i The Aztecs in Mexico

      ii The Incas in Peru

D. The Church in Spanish America

      i The Economy of Exploitation

      ii Mining


      iv Labor Servitude

E. The Impact on Europe

2. In Perspective (313)

3. A Closer Look: Leonardo Plots the Perfect Man (295)

4. Compare & Connect: Is the Renaissance Man a Myth? (292–293)

5. Encountering the Past: The Renaissance Garden (288)

CHAPTER 11 The Age of Reformation

1. The Social Significance of the Reformation in Western Europe (339–343)

  1. The Revolution in Religious Practices and Institutions

  2. The Reformation and Education

  3. The Reformation and the Changing Life of Women

2. Family Life in Early Modern Europe (343–345)

  1. Later Marriages

  2. Arranged Marriages

  3. Family Size

  4. Birth Control

  5. Wet Nursing

  6. Loving Families?

3. Literary Imagination in Transition (345–347)

  1. Miguel de Cervantes

  2. William Shakespeare

4. In Perspective (347)

5. A Closer Look: A Saint at Peace in the Grasp of Temptation Compare & Connect: A Raw Deal

for the Common Man, or His Just Desserts? (326–327)

6. Encountering the Past: Table Manners (344)

CHAPTER 12 The Age of Religious Wars

1. The Thirty Years’ War (1618–1648)

A. Preconditions for War

      i Fragmented Germany

      ii Religious Division

      iii Calvinism and the Palatinate

      iv Maximilian of Bavaria and the Catholic League

B. Four Periods of War

      i The Bohemian Period

      ii The Danish Period

      iii The Swedish Period

      iv The Swedish-French Period

2. In Perspective (374)

3. A Closer Look: Baroque and Plain Church: Architectural Reflections of Belief (353)

4. Compare & Connect: A Great Debate over Religious Tolerance (364–365)

5. Encountering the Past: Going to the Theater (367)

CHAPTER 13 European State Consolidation in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

1. Two Models of European Political Development (382)

2. The Ottoman Empire

  1. Religious Toleration and Ottoman Government

  2. The End of Ottoman Authority

3. In Perspective (412-413)

4.   A Closer Look: Versailles(391)

5.   Compare & Connect: The Debate over the Origin and Character of Political

Authority (394–395)

6. Encountering the Past: Early Controversy over Tobacco and Smoking (384)

CHAPTER 14 New Directions in Thought and Culture in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

1. The New Institutions of Expanding Natural Knowledge

2. Women in the World of the Scientific Revolution

3. The New Science and Religious Faith

4. Continuing Superstition

5. In Perspective

6.  A Closer Look: The Sciences and the Arts

7. Compare & Connect: Descartes and Swift Debate the Scientific Enterprise Encountering the Past:  Midwives

CHAPTER 15 Society and Economy Under the Old Regime in the Eighteenth Century

1. Family Structures and the Family Economy

2. The Revolution in Agriculture

3. The Industrial Revolution of the Eighteenth Century

4. The Growth of Cities

5. The Jewish Population: The Age of the Ghetto

6. In Perspective

7.  A Closer Look: An Aristocratic Couple

8.  Compare & Connect: Two Eighteenth-Century Writers Contemplate the Effects of Different Economic Structures

9. Encountering the Past: Water, Washing, and Bathing

CHAPTER 16 The Transatlantic Economy, Trade Wars, and Colonial Rebellion

1. Black African Slavery, the Plantation System, and the Atlantic Economy

2. The Experience of Slavery

3. Mid-Eighteenth-Century Wars

4. The American Revolution and Europe

5. In Perspective

6. A Closer Look: A Sugar Plantation in the West Indies Compare & Connect: The Atlantic Passage Encountering the Past: Sugar Enters the Western Diet


CHAPTER 17 The Age of Enlightenment: Eighteenth-Century Thought

1. The Enlightenment and Religion

2. Political Thought of the Philosophes

3. Women in the Thought and Practice of the Enlightenment

4. Enlightened Absolutism

5. In Perspective

6.  A Closer Look: An Eighteenth-Century Artist Appeals to the Ancient World

7. Compare & Connect: Maria Theresa and Joseph II of Austria Debate Toleration Encountering the Past: Coffeehouses and Enlightenment

CHAPTER 18 The French Revolution

1. The Reign of Terror

2. The Thermidorian Reaction

3. In Perspective

4.  A Closer Look: Challenging the French Political Order

5.  Compare & Connect: The Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen Opens the Door for Disadvantaged Groups to Demands Equal Civic Rights

6. Encountering The Past: The Metric System

CHAPTER 19 The Age of Napoleon and the Triumph of Romanticism

1. The Romantic Movement

2. Romantic Questioning of the Supremacy of Reason

3. Romantic Literature

4. Religion in the Romantic Period

5. Romantic Views of Nationalism and History

6. In Perspective

7.  A Closer Look: The Coronation of Napoleon

8. Compare & Connect: The Experience of War in the Napoleonic Age Encountering the Past: Sailors and Canned Food

CHAPTER 20 The Conservative Order and the Challenges of Reform (1815—1832)

1. The Conservative Order Shaken in Europe

2. In Perspective

3.  A Closer Look: An English Poet Appears as an Albanian

4.  Compare & Connect: Mazzini and Lord Acton Debate the Political Principles of Nationalism

5. Encountering the Past: Gymnastics and German Nationalism

CHAPTER 21 Economic Advance and Social Unrest (1830–1850)

1. Family Structures and the Industrial Revolution

2. Women in the Early Industrial Revolution

3. Problems of Crime and Order

4. 1848: Year of Revolutions

5. In Perspective

6.  A Closer Look: The Great Exhibition in London

7.  Compare & Connect: Andrew Ure and John Ruskin Debate the Conditions of Factory Production

8. Encountering the Past: The Potato and the Great Hunger in Ireland


CHAPTER 22 The Age of Nation-States

1. Reforms in the Ottoman Empire

2. In Perspective

3.  A Closer Look: The Crimean War Recalled

4. Compare & Connect: Two Faces of Nationalism and Drives for National Unity

5. Encountering the Past: The Arrival of Penny Postage

CHAPTER 23 The Building of European Supremacy: Society and Politics to World WarI

1. Population Trends and Migration

2. The Second Industrial Revolution

3. Varieties of Late-Nineteenth-Century Women’s Experiences

4. Jewish Emancipation

5. Labor, Socialism, and Politics to World War I

6. In Perspective

7.  A Closer Look: Bloody Sunday, St. Petersburg 1905

8.  Compare & Connect: Bernstein and Lenin Debate the Character of Tactics of European Socialism

9. Encountering the Past: Bicycles: Transportation, Freedom, and Sport

CHAPTER 24 The Birth of Modern European Thought

1. Science at Mid-century

2. Women and Modern Thought

3. In Perspective

4.  A Closer Look: Conflict Between Church and State in Germany

5.  Compare & Connect: The Debate over Social Darwinism

6. Encountering the Past: The Birth of Science Fiction

CHAPTER 25 The Age of Western Imperialism

1. The Close of the Age of Early Modern Colonization

2. The Age of British Imperial Dominance

3. The New Imperialism

4. Motives for the New Imperialism

5. The Partition of Africa

6. The Missionary Factor

7. Science and Imperialism

8. In Perspective

9.  A Closer Look: The French in Morocco

10. Compare & Connect: Two Views of Turn-of-the-Twentieth Century Imperial Expansion

11. Encountering the Past: Imperialism Determining the Application of Submarine Cable Communication


CHAPTER 26 Alliances, War, and a Troubled Peace

1. Emergence of the German Empire and the Alliance Systems (1873–1890)

2. The Russian Revolution

3. The End of World War I

4. The Settlement at Paris

5. In Perspective

6.  A Closer Look: The Development of the Armored Tank

7.  Compare & Connect: The Outbreak of World War I

8. Encountering the Past: War Propaganda and the Movies: Charlie Chaplin

CHAPTER 27 The Interwar Years: The Challenge of Dictators and Depression

1. After Versailles: Demands for Revision and Enforcement

2. Toward the Great Depression in Europe

3. The Soviet Experiment

4. Trials of the Successor States in Eastern Europe

5. In Perspective

6.  A Closer Look: The Nazi Party Rally

7.  Compare & Connect: The Soviets and the Nazis Confront the Issues of Women and the Family

8. Encountering the Past: Cinema of the Political Left and Right

CHAPTER 28 World War II

1. Racism and the Holocaust

2. The Domestic Fronts

3. Preparations for Peace

4. In Perspective

5.  A Closer Look: The Vichy Regime in France

6.  Compare & Connect: The Munich Settlement

7. Encountering the Past: Rosie the Riveter and American Women in the War

CHAPTER 29 The Cold War Era, Decolonization, and the Emergence of a New Europe

1. Decolonization: The European Retreat from Empire

2. The Turmoil of French Decolonization

3. The Collapse of European Communism

4. The Collapse of Yugoslavia and Civil War

5. Putin and the Resurgence of Russia

6. The Rise of Radical Political Islamism

7. A Transformed West

8. In Perspective

9.  A Closer Look: Collapse of the Berlin Wall

10. Compare & Connect: The Soviet Union and the United States Draw the Lines of the Cold War

11. Encountering The Past: Rock Music and Political Protest

CHAPTER 30 The West at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century

1. The Twentieth-Century Movement of Peoples

2. Toward a Welfare State Society

3. New Patterns in the Work and Expectations of Women

4. Transformations in Knowledge and Culture

5. The Challenges of European Unification

6. New American Leadership and Financial Crisis

7. In Perspective

8.  A Closer Look: The Copenhagen Opera House

9.  Compare & Connect: Margaret Thatcher and Tony Blair Debate the Government Social Responsibility for Welfare

10. Encountering the Past: Toys from Europe Conquer the United States


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