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Chapter 1: The Beginnings of Civilization: 10,000-2000 B.C.E.
Chapter 2: The International Bronze Age and Its Aftermath: Trade, Empire, and Diplomacy, 1600-550 B.C.E.
Chapter 3: Building the Classical World: Hebrews, Persians, and Greeks, 1100-336 B.C.E.
Chapter 4: The Hellenistic Age, 336-31 B.C.E.
Chapter 5: Enclosing the West: The Early Roman Empire and Its Neighbors, 31 B.C.E.-235 C.E.
Chapter 6: Late Antiquity: The Age of New Boundaries, 250-600.
Chapter 7: Byzantium, Islam, and the Latin West: The Foundations of Medieval Europe, 550-750.
Chapter 8: Empires and Borderlands: The Early Middle Ages.
Chapter 9: The West Asserts Itself: The High Middle Ages.
Chapter 10: The West in Crisis: The Later Middle Ages.
Chapter 11: The Italian Renaissance and Beyond: The Politics of Culture, 1350-1550.
Chapter 12: The West and the World: The Significance of Global Encounters, 1450-1650.
Chapter 13: The Reformation of Religion, 1500-1560.
Chapter 14: The Age of Confessional Division, 1550-1618.
Chapter 15: Absolutism and State Building in Europe, 1618-1715.
Chapter 16: The Scientific Revolution.
Chapter 17: The West and the World: Empire, Trade, and War, 1650-1850.
Chapter 18: Eighteenth-Century Society and Culture
Chapter 19: The Age of the French Revolution, 1789-1815.
Chapter 20: The Industrial Revolution, 1760-1850.
Chapter 21: Ideological Conflict and National Unification, 1815-1871.
Chapter 22: The Coming of Mass Politics: Industrialization, Emancipation, and Instability, 1870-1914.
Chapter 23: The West and the World: Cultural Crisis and the New Imperialism, 1870-1914.
Chapter 24: The First World War.
Chapter 25: Reconstruction, Reaction, and Continuing Revolution: The 1920s and 1930s.
Chapter 26: World War II.
Chapter 27: Redefining the West After World War II.
Chapter 28: The West in the Contemporary Era: New Encounters, New Identities, 1973 to the Present.
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