An Introduction to Modern Western Civilization
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.