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History 102: History of Western Civilization Since 1715

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HIS 102 - History of Western Civilization Since 1715

HIS 102H - Honors, History of Western Civilization Since 1715

This guide will assist you in finding books, e-books, scholarly journal articles, streaming videos, websites, and more that will help you research topics in this subject.

 

History of Western Civilization Since 1715 covers:

"The development of Western Civilization from the Enlightenment to the French Revolution and Napoleon, and the Industrial Revolution through the 19th century to explain nationalism, communism, fascism, collective security, the Cold War and other major experiences of the 20th century worl

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Western Civilization Volume II: Since 1500

Best-selling author Jackson Spielvogel helped over one million students learn about the present by exploring the past. Spielvogel's engaging, chronological narrative weaves the political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military aspects of history into a gripping story that is as memorable as it is instructive. Additionally, the text is lushly illustrated with 267 photographs that add visual context.

For use in Patricia Frank's HIS 102 class. Copy available for in-library use only.

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History Reference Center Database

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Capitalism, Communism, and Socialism Research Guide

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MSU Special Collections

Special Collections contains over 450,000 printed works, numerous manuscript and archival collections, and an extensive collection of ephemera.

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The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern Europe

This lavishly illustrated history of Europe, from the late eighteenth century to the present day, offers a fascinating guide to the momentous events, achievements, and personalities that have stamped their mark on the great continent. Each of the eleven contributors is a scholar of international standing, and together they present an account of modern Europe which is both stimulating and accessible. Writing incisively and entertainingly, they trace Europe's turbulent history from the beginnings of the revolution in France to the break-up of the Soviet Union and today's new kaleidoscope of nation-states.

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