Foundations of Western Civilization II: A History of the Modern Western World - DVD, digital video course

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Foundations of Western Civilization II: A History of the Modern Western World - DVD, digital video course

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More than just a history of Western civilization, Foundations of Western Civilization II is a course about the meaning of civilization itself. Taught by Professor Robert Bucholz, it promises profound rewards for students of history at every level, a grand narrative of the past five centuries—of social progress, political evolution, industrialization, and other economic factors—within a coherent context for events and trends, and clarifies the legacies those centuries have bequeathed us.
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I have listened to dozens of The Great Courses and this remains one of my favorites. It is an outstanding 48-lecture survey of western history from the renaissance through the 20th century. This course should be required for any politician today. Professor Bucholz is an amazing storyteller. This course opened my eyes and changed my perspective on so many things. I loved it all, but have to say I was particularly blown away by the discussions that carried from the industrial revolution through WWII. Professor Bucholz beautifully weaved together the many causes of WW1 and how they ultimately led to WWII and the subsequent cold war.
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