The Fourth Turning
Score: 4
From 61 Ratings

The Fourth Turning


  • Author: William Strauss & Neil Howe
  • Release Date : 1996-12-27
  • Genre: United States
  • File Size: 9610226 Bytes


NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “A startling vision of what the cycles of history predict for the future.”—USA Weekend William Strauss and Neil Howe will change the way you see the world—and your place in it. With blazing originality, The Fourth Turning illuminates the past, explains the present, and reimagines the future. Most remarkably, it offers an utterly persuasive prophecy about how America’s past will predict its future. Strauss and Howe base this vision on a provocative theory of American history. The authors look back five hundred years and uncover a distinct pattern: Modern history moves in cycles, each one lasting about the length of a long human life, each composed of four eras—or "turnings"—that last ...

Great Society
Score: 4.5
From 9 Ratings

Great Society


  • Author: Amity Shlaes
  • Release Date : 2019-11-19
  • Genre: United States
  • File Size: 38603676 Bytes


The New York Times bestselling author of The Forgotten Man and Coolidge offers a stunning revision of our last great period of idealism, the 1960s, with burning relevance for our contemporary challenges."Great Society is accurate history that reads like a novel, covering the high hopes and catastrophic missteps of our well-meaning leaders."  —Alan GreenspanToday, a battle rages in our country. Many Americans are attracted to socialism and economic redistribution while opponents of those ideas argue for purer capitalism. In the 1960s, Americans sought the same goals many seek now: an end to poverty, higher standards of living for the middle class, a better environment and more access to health care and education. Then, too, we de...

History of Western Society Since 1300 for Advanced Placement

History of Western Society Since 1300 for Advanced Placement


  • Author : John P. McKay
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2010-10-13
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780312640583


History of Western Society Since 1300 for Advanced Placement Book Description :

A History of Western Society continues to capture the attention of AP European history students because it recreates the lives of ordinary people and makes history memorable. Brought to you by the highly regarded editors at Bedford/St. Martins, every element of the text has been rethought, reconsidered, and revised to bring the original vision to a new generation of students. The tenth edition continues to tie social history to the broad sweep of politics and culture, heightening its attention to daily life, and strengthening the treatment of European exploration. With a dynamic new design, new special features on visual evidence, and a robust companion reader, A History of Western Society helps AP students master the concepts and content of European...

A History of Western Society  Volume B

A History of Western Society Volume B


  • Author : John P. McKay
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2010-10-13
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780312640620


A History of Western Society Volume B Book Description :

Now from Bedford/St. Martin's, A History of Western Society is one of the most successful textbooks available because it captures students' interest in the everyday life of the past and ties social history to the broad sweep of politics and culture. The tenth edition has been thoroughly revised to strengthen the text's readability, heighten its attention to daily life, and incorporate the insights of new scholarship, including an enhanced treatment of European exploration and a thoroughly revised post-1945 section. With a dynamic new design, new special features, and a completely revised and robust companion reader, this major revision makes the past memorable and accessible for a new generation of students and instructors....

A History of Western Society  Combined Volume

A History of Western Society Combined Volume


  • Author : John P. McKay
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2010-09-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780312594206


A History of Western Society Combined Volume Book Description :

The first Western civilization text to make social history its focus, A History of Western Society, Ninth Edition, remains unsurpassed in its integration of everyday life in the broad sweep of Western history. The enduring appeal of social history is strengthened in the new edition with fresh scholarship on gender and cultural history contributed by new authors Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks and Clare Haru Crowston. Compelling writing, fascinating details about daily life, and engaging special features help students identify with peoples of the past, while the authors' sustained attention to cultural, economic, political, and diplomatic history ensures a balanced, integrated narrative....

A History of Western Society

A History of Western Society


  • Author : John P. McKay
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2017-02-09
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781319060794


A History of Western Society Book Description :

Praised by instructors and students alike for its readability and attention to everyday life, the twelfth edition of A History of Western Society includes many tools to engage today's students and save instructors time. This edition features a comprehensive primary source program, five chapters devoted to the lives of ordinary people that make the past real and relevant, and the best and latest scholarship throughout....

A History of Western Society

A History of Western Society


  • Author : John P. McKay
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2016-09-02
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781319068165


A History of Western Society Book Description :

Praised by instructors and students alike for its readability and attention to everyday life, the twelfth edition of A History of Western Society includes many tools to engage today's students and save instructors time. This edition features a comprehensive primary source program, five chapters devoted to the lives of ordinary people that make the past real and relevant, and the best and latest scholarship throughout....

A History of Western Society Since 1300

A History of Western Society Since 1300


  • Author : John P. McKay
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2013-10-09
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781457655210


A History of Western Society Since 1300 Book Description :

Long praised by instructors and students alike for its readability and attention to everyday life, the eleventh edition of A History of Western Society includes even more built-in tools to engage today's students and save instructors time. This edition features a brand-new, comprehensive primary source program in-text and online, expanded chapters devoted to the lives of ordinary people that make the past real and relevant, and the best and latest scholarship throughout. Enhanced with a wealth of digital content—including carefully developed online document assignments for each chapter with auto-graded exercises—the eleventh edition provides easily assignable options for instructors and novel ways for students to master the content. Now integrate...

AP History of Western Society Since 1300 with Bedford Integrated Media

AP History of Western Society Since 1300 with Bedford Integrated Media


  • Author : John P. McKay
  • Publisher : Bedford/St. Martin's
  • Release Date : 2013-09-13
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1457677105


AP History of Western Society Since 1300 with Bedford Integrated Media Book Description :

A History of Western Society continues to capture the attention of AP European history students because it recreates the lives of ordinary people and makes history memorable. The eleventh edition continues to tie social history to the broad sweep of politics and culture, heightening its attention to daily life, and aligning perfectly to the AP European course. With its unique AP-specific features and resources, and a variety of new digital tools, A History of Western Society helps AP students master the concepts and content of European history, whether in print or online....

A History of Western Society  Combined Volume
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

A History of Western Society Combined Volume


  • Author : John P. McKay
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2010-10-13
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780312687731


A History of Western Society Combined Volume Book Description :

Now from Bedford/St. Martin's, A History of Western Society is one of the most successful textbooks available because it captures students' interest in the everyday life of the past and ties social history to the broad sweep of politics and culture. The tenth edition has been thoroughly revised to strengthen the text's readability, heighten its attention to daily life, and incorporate the insights of new scholarship, including an enhanced treatment of European exploration and a thoroughly revised post-1945 section. With a dynamic new design, new special features, and a completely revised and robust companion reader, this major revision makes the past memorable and accessible for a new generation of students and instructors....

A History of Western Society  Volume II

A History of Western Society Volume II


  • Author : John P. McKay
  • Publisher : Macmillan Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2010-09-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780312594251


A History of Western Society Volume II Book Description :

A History of Western Society examines Western civilization through the lives of ordinary people as well as historical figures, using an engaging, lively writing style to capture student interest. The authors pay careful attention to political and cultural phenomena and provide a balanced account of Western history. Merry Wiesner and Clare Crowston are new authors to this edition--both scholars of women and gender--who do an excellent job of revising and improving the treatment of gender throughout the text....