The Impact of Western Civilization on World History
The selected readings cover the ancient world, including Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic period. Subsequent units address the Middle Ages, 18th Century conflicts, the expansion into the West, the two World Wars, and the Cold War and its consequences. Specific topics include Western Christendom, empire building, the Russian Revolution, and the role of the West in a globalized world.
The concise presentation highlights critical information and allows for greater retention. Professors and students alike benefit from a textbook that neatly avoids the bulk of traditional books on the topic while still providing foundational knowledge.
The Impact of Western Civilization on World History is suitable for history and world studies courses.