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MindTap History for Making Europe: The Story of the West, Volume I to 1790 2nd Edition

Frank L. Kidner, Maria Bucur, Ralph Mathisen, Sally McKee, Theodore R. Weeks

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MindTap™ History for Kidner/Bucur/Mathisen/McKee/Weeks' Making Europe: The Story of the West, Volume 1: To 1790, 2nd Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

Frank L. Kidner, San Francisco State University

Frank L. Kidner is Professor of History Emeritus at San Francisco State University, where he taught from 1968 until his retirement in 2006. He has also taught in the Western Civilization program at Stanford University and at Amherst College. His courses include Western civilization, undergraduate and graduate courses in early modern Europe and the history of the Christian Church as well as a graduate course in historical methodology. He has authored articles on topics in Late Antiquity and co-edited TRAVEL, COMMUNICATION, AND GEOGRAPHY IN LATE ANTIQUITY.

Maria Bucur, Indiana University

Maria Bucur is Associate Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences and John V. Hill Professor in East European History at Indiana University, where she has taught an undergraduate course on The Idea of Europe and other topics in nineteenth- and twentieth-century eastern Europe. Her research focus is on social and cultural developments in eastern Europe, with a special interest in Romania (geographically) and gender (thematically). Her publications include EUGENICS AND MODERNIZATION IN INTERWAR ROMANIA and HEROES AND VICTIMS: REMEMBERING WAR IN TWENTIETH CENTURY ROMANIA.

Ralph Mathisen, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Ralph Mathisen is Professor of History, Classics and Medieval Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a specialist in the ancient world with a particular interest in the society, culture and religion of Late Antiquity. His teaching experience includes Western civilization and topics in the ancient Near East, Greece, Rome, Byzantium, coinage and Roman law. He has written more than 70 scholarly articles and has written or edited 10 books, most recently PEOPLE, PERSONAL EXPRESSION, AND SOCIAL RELATIONS IN LATE ANTIQUITY. He is also the editor of the Journal of Late Antiquity and Oxford Studies in Late Antiquity.

Sally McKee, University of California, Davis

Sally McKee is Professor of History at the University of California at Davis, where she teaches courses on Western civilization and medieval history. Her research focus has been Venice and its colonies and Mediterranean slavery; her new project centers on nineteenth-century France and Italy. The author of articles that have won prizes and been anthologized, she has also published a three-volume edition of Venetian-Cretan wills and a monograph, UNCOMMON DOMINION: VENETIAN CRETE AND THE MYTH OF ETHNIC PURITY.

Theodore R. Weeks, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Theodore R. Weeks is Professor of History at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, where he teaches Western civilization and world and European history. His research centers on nationality, inter-ethnic relations and antisemitism in eastern Europe. He is the author of NATION AND STATE IN LATE IMPERIAL RUSSIA and FROM ASSIMILATION TO ANTISEMITISM: THE "JEWISH QUESTION" IN POLAND, 1850-1914, and his articles have appeared in several languages, including Estonian and Hebrew.
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1. The Origins of Western Civilization in the Ancient Near East, 3000-1200 B.C.E.
2. Iron Age Civilizations, 1200-500 B.C.E.
3. The Rise of Greek Civilization, 1100-387 B.C.E.
4. From Polis to Cosmopolis: The Hellenistic World, 387-30 B.C.E.
5. The Rise of Rome, 753-27 B.C.E.
6. The Roman Empire, 27 B.C.E.-284 C.E.
7. Late Antiquity, 284-527.
8. The Eastern Mediterranean, 500-1000.
9. The Kingdoms of Western Europe, 500-1000.
10. The High Middle Ages, 1000-1300.
11. Reversals and Disasters, 1300-1450.
12. The Renaissance in Italy and Northern Europe, 1350-1550.
13. Europe's Age of Expansion, 1450-1550.
14. Reform in the Western Church, 1490-1570.
15. A Century of Crisis, 1550-1650.
16. State Building and the European State System 1648-1789.
17. The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment, 1550-1790.
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Making Europe: The Story of the West, Since 1300, 2nd: PowerLecture DVD with ExamView

ISBN: 9781285062006
An all-in-one multimedia resource for class preparation, presentation, and testing. The Instructor's Resource Manual includes instructional objectives, chapter outlines, discussion questions, suggested lecture topics, suggested paper topics, and related internet resources. Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides of lecture outlines, as well as images and maps from the text, can be used as offered or customized by importing personal lecture slides or other material; JoinIn® PowerPoint® slides with clicker content are also provided. An Image Library contains .jpg images from the text. The Test Bank includes key term identification, multiple-choice, short answer, essay, and map questions. ExamView®, an easy-to-use assessment and tutorial system, allows instructors to create, deliver, and customize tests in minutes. Instructors can build tests with as many as 250 questions using up to 12 question types. Using the complete word-processing capabilities of ExamView®, instructors can enter an unlimited number of new questions or edit existing ones.

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