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Table of Contents
|"What is the West?
|"The Contraditction of Western Values
|The West as Place
|Western Civilization? Asking the Right Questions
|Absolutism and State-Building in Europe, 1618-1715
|The Nature of Absolutism
|The Absolutist State in France and Spain
|Absolutism and State Building in Central and Eastern Europe
|Resistance to Absolutism in England and the Dutch Republic
|Conclusion: The Western State in the Age of Absolutism
|Justice in History: The Trial of Charles I
|The Human Body in History: Mutilation and Royal Power
|Science and Culture in the Seventeenth Century
|The Scientific Revolution
|The Search for Scientific Knowledge
|The Causes of the Scientific Revolution
|The Intellectual Effects of the Scientific Revolution
|Humans and the Natural World
|Conclusion: Science and Western Culture
|Justice in History: The Trial of Galileo
|The Human Body in History: Dissecting the Human Corpse
|Eighteenth-Century Society and Culture
|Challenges to Aristocratic Dominance
|The Impact of the Enlightenment
|Conclusion: Stability and Change in the Eighteenth Century
|Justice in History: A Case of Infanticide During the Enlightenment
|Places of Encounters: The Salon
|The Age of the French Revolution, 1789-1815
|The First French Revolution 1789-1791
|The French Republic, 1792-1799
|Cultural Change in France During the Revolution
|The Napoleonic Era, 1799-1815
|The Legacy of the French Revolution
|Conclusion: The French Revolution and the West
|Justice in History: The Trial of Louis XI
|The West and the World: Empire, Trade and War in the Eighteenth Century
|European Empires in America and Asia
|Warfare in Europe, America, and Asia
|The Wars of the Spanish and Austrian Successions, 1701-1748
|The Seven Years' War, 1756-1763
|The American and French Revolutionary Wars, 1775-1815
|The Atlantic World
|Encounters between Europeans and Asians
|The Crisis of Empire and the Atlantic Revolutions
|Conclusion: The Rise and Reshaping of the West
|Justice in History: The Court-Martial of the Mutineers on the Bounty
|The Human Body in History: Bathing in the East and West
|The Industrial Revolution, 1760-1850
|The Nature of the Industrial Revolution
|The Prerequisites of Industrial Growth
|The Spread of Industrialization
|The Effects of Industrialization
|Industry, Trade and Empire
|Conclusion: Industrialization and the West
|Justice in History: The Sadler Committee on Child Labor
|Ideological Encounters and National Unification, 1815-1871
|New Ideologies in the Early Nineteenth Century
|Ideological Encounters in Europe, 1815-1848
|Liberals, Nationalists, and Republicans in Italy
|The Failure of the Revolutions of
|National Unification in Europe and America, 1848-1871
|Ideology, Empire, and the Balance of Power
|Conclusion: Ideological Encounters in the West
|Justice in History: Prostitution, Corporal Punishment, and Liberalism in Germany
|The Human Body in History: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein: The Body in Romantic Literature
|The Coming of Mass Politics: Industrialization, Emancipation, and Instability, 1870-1914. Economic Transformation. Defining the Political Nation. Broadening the Political Nation. Outside the Political Nation? The Experience of Women. Conclusion: The West in an Age of Mass Politics. Justice in History: The Dreyfus Affair—Defining National Identity in France. The Human Body in History: Men in Black
|The West and the World: Cultural Crisis and New Imperialism, 1870-1914
|Cultural Crisis and the Birth of Modernism
|The West and the World: The New Imperialism
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