Westward expansion was the 19th-century movement of settlers, agriculture and industry into the american west learn about the louisiana purchase, manifest destiny, the gold rush and more. Western theatre: western theatre, history of the western theatre from its origins in pre-classical antiquity to the present for a discussion of drama as a literary form, see dramatic literature and the articles on individual national literatures. A bestseller in its field, a history of western society examines the lives of both historical figures and ordinary people, using an engaging, lively writing style to capture students' interest the authors pay careful attention to traditional political and cultural developments, providing a balanced.
Course summary history 101: western civilization i has been evaluated and recommended for 3 semester hours and may be transferred to over 2,000 colleges and universities. Site map: this page allows you to access all the content for this course from one area click on the links below to view the content or chapters listed within. The royal western australian historical society (inc) the royal western australian historical society has had a pioneering role in the conservation and interpretation of western australia's social history and supports recognition of indigenous history and culture which predates and parallels the period of european history.
The history of christianity is inseparable from the history of western culture and of western society for almost a score of centuries christian beliefs, principles, and ideals have colored the thoughts and feelings of western man. The late 18th century and early 19th century, much of the west experienced a series of revolutions that would change the course of history, resulting in new ideologies and changes in society the first of these revolutions began in north america. Introduction to the history of war, military, and society history 114d offers a comparative introduction to military practices and technologies, understandings and justifications for war, and the impact of military combat on societies.
A bestseller in its field, a history of western society examines the lives of both historical figures and ordinary people, using an engaging, lively writing style to capture and maintain student interest. And in the course of a proper history of philosophy, you have presented to you all the main positions on all the main questions that have ever been formulated in western philosophy and consequently, it is valuable in its own terms as an introduction to the whole subject of philosophy. History of science in non-western traditions: introduction douglas allchin and robert dekosky in recent years all disciplines and all levels of education have recognized the increased significance of non-western perspectives. The region continues to grow, garnishing recognition from national media as an emerging destination with one of the 10 best city arts districts in the usa in university circle, the neighborhood the western reserve historical society calls home.
Early history the christian church (disciples of christ) grew out of two movements seeking christian unity that sprang up almost simultaneously in western pennsylvania and kentucky - movements that were backlashes against the rigid denominationalism of the early 1800s. Scientific american is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives. The concept of western culture is generally linked to the classical definition of the western world in this definition, western culture is the set of literary, scientific, political, artistic and philosophical principles that set it apart from other civilizations. The gregorian conversion in the year 1582, pope gregory xiii decreed that there should be a change in the julian calendar the gregorian calendar was a theoretical calendar, and it was created from very precise calculations of vernal equinoxes.
An introduction to the history of the bluestem pasture region of kansas a study in adaptation to geographical environment  by james c malin february 1942 (vol 11, no 2), pages 3 to 28. A vast collection of materials and audio lectures dealing with gnosis and gnosticism, both ancient and modern the site includes the gnostic society library with the complete nag hammadi library, and a large collection of other primary gnostic scriptures and documents. The term prehistoric refers to the time before written history in the west, writing was invented in ancient mesopotamia just before 3000 bce, so this period includes visual culture (paintings, sculpture, and architecture) made before that date.