Lives and Legacies: v. 2 - Biographies in Western Civilization

Lives and Legacies: v. 2 - Biographies in Western Civilization

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.

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Chapter 15: Rulers and Revolutionaries Louis XIV / Oliver Cromwell Chapter 16: Enlightened Absolutism Joseph II / Catherine II "The Great" Chapter 17: The Scientific Revolution Rene Descartes / Isaac Newton Chapter 18: The Enlightenment Voltaire / Mary Wollstonecraft Chapter 19: Eighteenth-Century Revolutions Thomas Jefferson / Charlotte Corday Chapter 20: The Napoleonic Era Napoleon Bonaparte / Simon Bolivar Chapter 21: Ideology in a Revolutionary Age Friedrich Ludwig Jahn / Edmund Burke Chapter 22: The Age of Nationalism Otto von Bismarck / Giuseppe Mazzini Chapter 23: Late Nineteenth-Century Thought Karl Marx / Friedrich Nietzsche Chapter 24: The Modern Intellectual Universe Sigmund Freud / Albert Einstein Chapter 25: War and Revolution in the Twentieth Century Vladimir Lenin / Woodrow Wilson Chapter 26: National Revolutions in the 1920s Mustafa Kemal Ataturk / Benito Mussolini Chapter 27: Crisis and War Adolf Hitler / Franklin Roosevelt Chapter 28: The Postwar Mind George Orwell / Simone de Beauvoir Chapter 29: The End of the Cold War Mikhail Gorbachev / Vaclav Havel

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  • publication date: 16/12/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780205649143
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 148
  • ID: 9780205649143
  • weight: 227
  • ISBN10: 0205649149

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