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Mackles, Gene

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The Rise of Greek civilization ; Greek thought by Eugen Weber( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Socrates, Plato and Aristotle laid the foundation Western intellectual thought
Iota : the great big game in the teeny-weeny tin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Look, see, play and score ... a lot! Add cards to a grid, making sure that color, shape, and number are either all the same or all different across the line. Sounds easy but as the grid expands, so do the possibilities. Whoever sees the opportunities will seize the win!
The American Revolution by Allen C Guelzo( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new republic demonstrates that a revolution can create a free, stable society
The Decline of Rome ; The fall of Rome by Eugen Weber( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While enemies slashed at Rome's borders, civil war and economic collapse destroyed the empire from within
Mesopotamia ; From bronze to iron by Eugen Weber( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 3 shows the rise of Mesopotamian civilization, the beginnings of the alphabet and the introduction of laws for society, commerce etc. Settlements in the Fertile Crescent gave rise to the great river civilizations of the Middle East
The Age of absolutism ; Absolutism and the social contract by Eugen Weber( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

England develops an ideal that governments exist to protect the rights of the governed. Arguments about the legitimate source of political power centred on divine right versus natural law
The Renaissance and the new world by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The discovery of the America's presents new challenges to Europe's ideas and institutions
The Middle Ages ; The feudal order by Eugen Weber( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While life for most people in the Middle Ages was short and brutish, conditions did gradually improve. Famine, disease and short life expectancies were the conditions that shaped medieval beliefs
The Renaissance and the age of discovery ; The Renaissance and the New World by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renaissance humanists made man "the measure of all things". Europe was possessed by a new passion for knowledge
The French Revolution by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 40 deals with the effects of the French Revolution. Liberty, equality and fraternity skidded into a reign of terror
The Roman empire by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rome's civil engineering contributed as much to the empire as did its weapons
The Rise of the Church by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early Church was effectively organised by St. Paul. Roman roads and peace, along with the Greek language assisted the spread & development of the new religion. The old heresy became the Roman empire's official religion under the Emperor Constantine
The Dawn of history ; The ancient Egyptians by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the beginnings of life to the first agricultural settlements. Traces the origins of the human race from anthropoid ancestors to the agricultural revolution
The Wars of religion ; The rise of the trading cities by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 29 deals with the religious wars between Protestants and Catholics that devastated much of Europe during the early seventeenth century
National monarchies by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new urban middle class emerged, while dynastic marriages established centralised monarchies
The Rise of Rome ; The Roman empire by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through its army, Rome built an empire that shaped the West
The Hellenistic age by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the breakup of Alexander the Great's empire, a series of Hellenistic kingdoms extends Greek culture throughout the Mediterranean world
Alexander the Great : ruler of the world by C. W. E Peckett( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatized biography of Alexander, the Great, of Macedonia. Discusses his great accomplishments, and points out that his style of warfare continues to influence modern times
The dark ages by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 300 years between the fall of the Western Roman Empire and the crowning of Charlemagne on Christmas Day, 800; were amongst the most violent and blood-thirsty in European history. Centralized political power had virtually disappeared. Life was short, dangerous and dominated by superstition
The Byzantine empire ; The fall of Byzantium by Eugen Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Constantinople, the Byzantine Empire carried on the traditions of Greece and Rome
 
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