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Lives and Legacies: Biographies in Western Civilization, Volume 2

Lives and Legacies: Biographies in Western Civilization, Volume 2

By: Jonathan Perry (author)Paperback

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Lives & Legacies provides students with a collection of biographies of Western Civilization's key figures. Each biography is presented in chronological order with a brief intro to aid students in placing these figures in historical context.


Chapter 15: Rulers and RevolutionariesLouis XIV / Oliver Cromwell Chapter 16: Enlightened AbsolutismJoseph II / Catherine II "The Great" Chapter 17: The Scientific RevolutionRene Descartes / Isaac Newton Chapter 18: The EnlightenmentVoltaire / Mary Wollstonecraft Chapter 19: Eighteenth-Century RevolutionsThomas Jefferson / Charlotte Corday Chapter 20: The Napoleonic EraNapoleon Bonaparte / Simon Bolivar Chapter 21: Ideology in a Revolutionary AgeFriedrich Ludwig Jahn / Edmund Burke Chapter 22: The Age of NationalismOtto von Bismarck / Giuseppe Mazzini Chapter 23: Late Nineteenth-Century ThoughtKarl Marx / Friedrich Nietzsche Chapter 24: The Modern Intellectual UniverseSigmund Freud / Albert Einstein Chapter 25: War and Revolution in the Twentieth CenturyVladimir Lenin / Woodrow Wilson Chapter 26: National Revolutions in the 1920sMustafa Kemal Ataturk / Benito Mussolini Chapter 27: Crisis and War Adolf Hitler / Franklin Roosevelt Chapter 28: The Postwar MindGeorge Orwell / Simone de Beauvoir Chapter 29: The End of the Cold WarMikhail Gorbachev / Vaclav Havel

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780205649143
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 148
  • ID: 9780205649143
  • weight: 227
  • ISBN10: 0205649149

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