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Europe and Western civilization in the modern age, the Teaching Company

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Europe and Western civilization in the modern age
Title
Europe and Western civilization in the modern age
Statement of responsibility
the Teaching Company
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Three lifetimes ago, Europe was a farming society ruled by families of monarchs. Modern European history began with two seismic tremors that shattered Europe's foundations: the Industrial Revolution in England introduced modern industrial capitalism, while the French Revolution of 1789-1799 threatened entrenched elites throughout Europe. For the next three generations, consider the following events that occurred in the span of one lifetime: (1) Napoleon's Empire--the greatest since Rome--rises and falls; (2) Darwin, Marx, Freud, and Einstein publish works filled with world-shaking ideas; (3) after millions die in the Great War, the world plunges into economic depression, global war, genocide, during which time the Soviet Union rises and falls, and Europe--whose countries have bled each other for hundreds of years--creates a Common Market and unifies their currency. This astonishing parade of events--horrible and magnificent, comprehensible and even predictable--is narrated with an historian's craft and a storyteller's skill in this set of enlightening lectures
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Cataloging source
GAVCL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producer, Elizabeth Kelly ; director, Robert Moss ; editor, Sal Rodriguez ; academic content supervisor, Tim Goodman
Dewey number
940.2
LC call number
CB245
LC item number
.E97 1998
PerformerNote
Forty-eight lectures of thirty minutes each by Thomas Childers, Sheldon and Lucy Hackney Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Childers, Thomas
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
0
Series statement
Great courses, Modern history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Napoleon
  • Marx, Karl
  • Stalin, Joseph
  • Mussolini, Benito
  • Hitler, Adolf
  • Hitler, Adolf
  • Marx, Karl
  • Mussolini, Benito
  • Napoleon
  • Stalin, Joseph
  • Civilization, Western
  • Civilization, Western
  • Civilization, Western
  • Civilization, Western
  • Civilization, Western
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Civilization
  • Civilization, Western
  • Europe
Technique
live action
Label
Europe and Western civilization in the modern age, the Teaching Company
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Course guidebook includes professor biography, statement of course scope, lecture outlines and notes, timeline, glossary, and bibliography
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 208 pages ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Lecture 5.
  • The outbreak of the revolution and the monarchist response ;
  • lecture 6.
  • The terror and its aftermath
  • Disc 2. Lecture 7
  • The rise of Napoleon: Heir of the revolution or new form of tyranny? ;
  • Lecture 8.
  • Napoleonic Europe: An epoch of war ;
  • Lecture 9.
  • The restoration and reactionary conservatism ;
  • Part 1: Disc 1. Lecture 1.
  • Lecture 10.
  • The challenge of liberal nationalism ;
  • Lecture 11.
  • Liberal capitalism and the Industrial Revolution: The English experience ;
  • Lecture 12.
  • The social impact of the Industrial Revolution
  • Introduction: Europe in the "modern age" ;
  • Lecture 2.
  • Social and political life under the Ancien régime ;
  • Lecture 3.
  • Intellectual and cultural life: The challenge of the Enlightenment ;
  • Lecture 4.
  • The origins of the French Revolution ;
  • Lecture 20.
  • Marx and the challenge of socialism ;
  • Lecture 21.
  • The social problem and the crisis of liberalism ;
  • Lecture 22.
  • A new conservatism: Anti-modernism and the origins of fascism ;
  • Lecture 23.
  • European cultural and intellectual life ;
  • Lecture 24.
  • Social norms, social strains in the "Belle epoque."
  • Part 2: Disc 3. Lecture 13
  • The revolution in France ;
  • Lecture 14.
  • Revolution in Central Europe ;
  • Lecture 15.
  • The political implications of the revolution ; lecture 16. The unification of Germany ; lecture 17. The unification of Italy ; lecture 18. The new imperialism
  • Disc 4. Lecture 19
  • Race, religion, and greed: Explaining European expansion ;
  • Lecture 29. The war to end all wars: The experience of the trenches ;
  • Lecture 30.
  • The Treaty of Versailles and the failed peace
  • Disc 6. Lecture 31.
  • The Bolshevik revolution ;
  • Lecture 32.
  • Civil war and the establishment of the Soviet state ;
  • Lecture 33.
  • The Soviet system under Stalin ;
  • Lecture 34.
  • Part 3: Disc 5. Lecture 25
  • Mussolini and the emergence of Italian fascism ;
  • Lecture 35.
  • The democracies in crisis ;
  • Lecture 36.
  • Hitler and the rise of Nazism in Germany
  • The international system, 1871-1890 ;
  • Lecture 26.
  • The breakdown of the international system and the slide toward war ;
  • Lecture 27.
  • Nationalism and ethnic conflict in the multi-national empires of central and eastern Europe ;
  • Lecture 28.
  • The July crisis and the outbreak of war ;
  • Lecture 41.
  • The coming of war, 1939 ;
  • Lecture 42.
  • The "Blitzkreig, " 1940-1941
  • Disc 8. Lecture 43
  • The Holocaust ;
  • Lecture 44.
  • The world at war ;
  • Lecture 45.
  • The origins of the Cold War ;
  • Part 4: Disc 7. Lecture 37
  • Lecture 46.
  • The division of Europe ;
  • Lecture 47.
  • The collapse of Communism ;
  • Lecture 48.
  • Conclusion: Europe on the eve of the 21st century
  • Totalitarianism: The Third Reich ;
  • Lecture 38.
  • The Third Reich: Ideology and domestic policy ;
  • Lecture 39.
  • Ideology and Hitler's foreign policy ;
  • Lecture 40.
  • The twenty-year crisis: The international system, 1919-1939 ;
Control code
ocn310983093
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
8 videodiscs (1440 min.)
Isbn
9781565857278
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781565857278
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 820
  • PD820-01
  • PD820-02
  • PD820-03
  • PD820-04
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Europe and Western civilization in the modern age, the Teaching Company
Publication
Note
Course guidebook includes professor biography, statement of course scope, lecture outlines and notes, timeline, glossary, and bibliography
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (vi, 208 pages ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Lecture 5.
  • The outbreak of the revolution and the monarchist response ;
  • lecture 6.
  • The terror and its aftermath
  • Disc 2. Lecture 7
  • The rise of Napoleon: Heir of the revolution or new form of tyranny? ;
  • Lecture 8.
  • Napoleonic Europe: An epoch of war ;
  • Lecture 9.
  • The restoration and reactionary conservatism ;
  • Part 1: Disc 1. Lecture 1.
  • Lecture 10.
  • The challenge of liberal nationalism ;
  • Lecture 11.
  • Liberal capitalism and the Industrial Revolution: The English experience ;
  • Lecture 12.
  • The social impact of the Industrial Revolution
  • Introduction: Europe in the "modern age" ;
  • Lecture 2.
  • Social and political life under the Ancien régime ;
  • Lecture 3.
  • Intellectual and cultural life: The challenge of the Enlightenment ;
  • Lecture 4.
  • The origins of the French Revolution ;
  • Lecture 20.
  • Marx and the challenge of socialism ;
  • Lecture 21.
  • The social problem and the crisis of liberalism ;
  • Lecture 22.
  • A new conservatism: Anti-modernism and the origins of fascism ;
  • Lecture 23.
  • European cultural and intellectual life ;
  • Lecture 24.
  • Social norms, social strains in the "Belle epoque."
  • Part 2: Disc 3. Lecture 13
  • The revolution in France ;
  • Lecture 14.
  • Revolution in Central Europe ;
  • Lecture 15.
  • The political implications of the revolution ; lecture 16. The unification of Germany ; lecture 17. The unification of Italy ; lecture 18. The new imperialism
  • Disc 4. Lecture 19
  • Race, religion, and greed: Explaining European expansion ;
  • Lecture 29. The war to end all wars: The experience of the trenches ;
  • Lecture 30.
  • The Treaty of Versailles and the failed peace
  • Disc 6. Lecture 31.
  • The Bolshevik revolution ;
  • Lecture 32.
  • Civil war and the establishment of the Soviet state ;
  • Lecture 33.
  • The Soviet system under Stalin ;
  • Lecture 34.
  • Part 3: Disc 5. Lecture 25
  • Mussolini and the emergence of Italian fascism ;
  • Lecture 35.
  • The democracies in crisis ;
  • Lecture 36.
  • Hitler and the rise of Nazism in Germany
  • The international system, 1871-1890 ;
  • Lecture 26.
  • The breakdown of the international system and the slide toward war ;
  • Lecture 27.
  • Nationalism and ethnic conflict in the multi-national empires of central and eastern Europe ;
  • Lecture 28.
  • The July crisis and the outbreak of war ;
  • Lecture 41.
  • The coming of war, 1939 ;
  • Lecture 42.
  • The "Blitzkreig, " 1940-1941
  • Disc 8. Lecture 43
  • The Holocaust ;
  • Lecture 44.
  • The world at war ;
  • Lecture 45.
  • The origins of the Cold War ;
  • Part 4: Disc 7. Lecture 37
  • Lecture 46.
  • The division of Europe ;
  • Lecture 47.
  • The collapse of Communism ;
  • Lecture 48.
  • Conclusion: Europe on the eve of the 21st century
  • Totalitarianism: The Third Reich ;
  • Lecture 38.
  • The Third Reich: Ideology and domestic policy ;
  • Lecture 39.
  • Ideology and Hitler's foreign policy ;
  • Lecture 40.
  • The twenty-year crisis: The international system, 1919-1939 ;
Control code
ocn310983093
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
8 videodiscs (1440 min.)
Isbn
9781565857278
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781565857278
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 820
  • PD820-01
  • PD820-02
  • PD820-03
  • PD820-04
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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