An Introduction to Modern Western Civilization

by Edmund Clingan



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/19/2011

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 328
ISBN : 9781462054398
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 328
ISBN : 9781462054381

About the Book

Over the past 250 years, Europe and the United States have changed from simple societies into complex, densely-populated, industrial powerhouses. Th s book explains how it happened in clear language intended for the general reader. Each chapter includes a timeline, key terms and persons, and web-based sources of writings from the time. "We may be through with the past, but the past is not through with us."

About the Author

EDMUND CLINGAN received his education at the City University of New York and the Universities of Bonn and Wisconsin-Madison. His previous books are Finance from Kaiser to Führer: Budget Politics in Germany, 1912 -1934, and The Lives of Hans Luther, 1879-1962: German Chancellor, Reichsbank President and Hitler’s Ambassador. He is currently Associate Professor of History at Queensborough Community College, City University of New York.