Book Title: Western Civilization: A Concise History

Subtitle: Includes Volumes I, II & III

Author: Christopher Brooks

Book Description: Download FREE digital formats or read online.Western Civilization: A Concise History‚Äč is an Open Educational Resource textbook covering the history of Western Civilization from approximately 8,000 BCE to 2017 CE. Volume 1: from the origins of civilization in Mesopotamia c. 8,000 BCE through the early Middle Ages in Europe c. 1,000 CE. Volume 1 covers topics including Mesopotamia,Egypt, Persia, Greece, Rome, the Islamic caliphates, and the early European Middle Ages.Volume 2: from the early Middle Ages to the French Revolution in 1789 CE. Volume 2 covers topics including the High Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the European conquest of the Americas, the Reformation, the Scientific Revolution, and the Enlightenment.Volume 3: from the Napoleonic era to the recent past. Volume 3 covers topics including the Industrial Revolution, the politics of Europe in the nineteenth century, modern European imperialism, the world wars, fascism, Nazism, and the Holocaust, the postwar era, the Cold War, and recent developments in economics and politics.

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Book Description

Western Civilization: A Concise History‚Äč is an Open Educational Resource textbook covering the history of Western Civilization from approximately 8,000 BCE to 2017 CE.

  • Volume 1: from the origins of civilization in Mesopotamia c. 8,000 BCE through the early Middle Ages in Europe c. 1,000 CE. Volume 1 covers topics including Mesopotamia,Egypt, Persia, Greece, Rome, the Islamic caliphates, and the early European Middle Ages.
  • Volume 2: from the early Middle Ages to the French Revolution in 1789 CE. Volume 2covers topics including the High Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the European conquest of the Americas, the Reformation, the Scientific Revolution, and the Enlightenment.
  • Volume 3: from the Napoleonic era to the recent past. Volume 3 covers topics including the Industrial Revolution, the politics of Europe in the nineteenth century, modern European imperialism, the world wars, fascism, Nazism, and the Holocaust, the postwar era, the Cold War, and recent developments in economics and politics.

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Christopher Brooks

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Title
Western Civilization: A Concise History
Author
Christopher Brooks
License

This open textbook combines the three volumes of Western Civilization: A Concise History, written by Chris Brooks into one open textbook.
The original work is available from Chris Brooks’ Portland University web page.

Primary Subject
History
Publisher
NSCC
Publication Date
January 6, 2020
Ebook ISBN
978-1-998755-04-2
Print ISBN
978-1-998755-03-5