Foundations of Western Civilization II: A History of the Modern Western World

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Foundations of Western Civilization II: A History of the Modern Western World

2006

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...

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Robert Bucholz

In This Series

The Importance of the West
Episode 1
The Importance of the West
Geography Is Destiny
Episode 2
Geography Is Destiny
Culture Is Destiny
Episode 3
Culture Is Destiny
Renaissance Humanism - 1350 - 1650
Episode 4
Renaissance Humanism - 1350 - 1650
Renaissance Princes - 1450 - 1600
Episode 5
Renaissance Princes - 1450 - 1600
The New World & the Old - 1400 - 1650
Episode 6
The New World & the Old - 1400 - 1650
The Protestant Reformation - 1500 - 22
Episode 7
The Protestant Reformation - 1500 - 22
The Wars of Religion - 1523 - 1648
Episode 8
The Wars of Religion - 1523 - 1648
Rational & Scientific Revolutions - 1450 - 1650
Episode 9
Rational & Scientific Revolutions - 1450 - 1650
French Absolutism - 1589 - 1715
Episode 10
French Absolutism - 1589 - 1715
English Constitutionalism - 1603 - 49
Episode 11
English Constitutionalism - 1603 - 49
English Constitutionalism - 1649 - 89
Episode 12
English Constitutionalism - 1649 - 89
War, Trade, Empire - 1688 - 1702
Episode 13
War, Trade, Empire - 1688 - 1702
War, Trade, Empire - 1702 - 14
Episode 14
War, Trade, Empire - 1702 - 14
War, Trade, Empire - 1714 - 63
Episode 15
War, Trade, Empire - 1714 - 63
Life Under the Ancien Régime - 1689 - 1789
Episode 16
Life Under the Ancien Régime - 1689 - 1789
Enlightenment & Despotism
Episode 17
Enlightenment & Despotism
The American Revolution
Episode 18
The American Revolution
The French Revolution - 1789 - 92
Episode 19
The French Revolution - 1789 - 92
The French Revolution - 1792 - 1803
Episode 20
The French Revolution - 1792 - 1803
The Napoleonic Empire - 1803-15
Episode 21
The Napoleonic Empire - 1803-15
Beginnings of Industrialization - 1760 - 1850
Episode 22
Beginnings of Industrialization - 1760 - 1850
Consequences of Industrialization - 1760 - 1850
Episode 23
Consequences of Industrialization - 1760 - 1850
The Liberal Response - 1776 - 1861
Episode 24
The Liberal Response - 1776 - 1861
The Romantic Response - 1789 - 1870
Episode 25
The Romantic Response - 1789 - 1870
The Socialist Response - 1813 - 1905
Episode 26
The Socialist Response - 1813 - 1905
Descent of Man; Rise of Woman - 1830 - 90
Episode 27
Descent of Man; Rise of Woman - 1830 - 90
Nationalism - 1815 - 48
Episode 28
Nationalism - 1815 - 48
Nationalism - 1848 - 71
Episode 29
Nationalism - 1848 - 71
Imperial Rivalry - 1870 - 1914
Episode 30
Imperial Rivalry - 1870 - 1914
Industrial Rivalry - 1870 - 1914
Episode 31
Industrial Rivalry - 1870 - 1914
The Alliance System - 1872 - 1914
Episode 32
The Alliance System - 1872 - 1914
Decadence & Malaise - circa 1900
Episode 33
Decadence & Malaise - circa 1900
The Great War Begins - 1914 - 16
Episode 34
The Great War Begins - 1914 - 16
Breaking the Deadlock - 1915 - 17
Episode 35
Breaking the Deadlock - 1915 - 17
The Russian Revolution - 1917 - 22
Episode 36
The Russian Revolution - 1917 - 22
The End of the War - 1917 - 22
Episode 37
The End of the War - 1917 - 22
Recovery & Depression in the West - 1919 - 36
Episode 38
Recovery & Depression in the West - 1919 - 36
Totalitarian Russia - 1918 - 39
Episode 39
Totalitarian Russia - 1918 - 39
Fascist Italy, Nazi Germany - 1922 - 36
Episode 40
Fascist Italy, Nazi Germany - 1922 - 36
The Holocaust - 1933 - 45
Episode 41
The Holocaust - 1933 - 45
The Failure of Diplomacy - 1935 - 39
Episode 42
The Failure of Diplomacy - 1935 - 39
World War II - 1939 - 42
Episode 43
World War II - 1939 - 42
World War II - 1942-45
Episode 44
World War II - 1942-45
American Hegemony, Soviet Challenge - 1945 - 75
Episode 45
American Hegemony, Soviet Challenge - 1945 - 75
Rebuilding Europe - 1945 - 85
Episode 46
Rebuilding Europe - 1945 - 85
The New Europe - 1985 - 2001
Episode 47
The New Europe - 1985 - 2001
The Meaning of Western Civilization
Episode 48
The Meaning of Western Civilization