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a team of scholars expound and offer precise description about how the West has remained as an evolving entity even in the current unpromising periods (Yazdani, Hasan, & Rana 253). This involves varied, remarkable developments that bear its connection with today’s events, hence giving an easy approach for students to understand. The scholars usually place Europe in a real global context, in an effort to elaborate assorted developments and ideas that have shaped present lifestyles.
All through the text, scholars have utilized diverse artistic periods, which were present in Europe by then and contributed in the altering of people’s thinking. For instance, in chapter four; “From the classical to the Hellenistic world”, where its existence served as core essence in the Western Civilization especially in art and music. This is evident in current music, though, classical genre has incorporated numerous styles intending to flavor youths’ taste. Other periods encompass Enlightenment, Renaissance and Roman Gold Age (Yazdani, Hasan, & Rana 254). It is intriguing how the authors have featured numerous aspects in this book, for instance, industrialization and urbanization. This was before and after times where societies encountered transformations, which yielded to numerous wars due to competition among the states. Hence, the phenomena extending to the present, though, mostly this has assumed to utilizing technological tactics.
The core target of this text entails highlighting diverse and significant historical events that to date historians and other scholars associate to Western Civilization. Many events and occasions constituting this civilization have tremendously catapulted the West to where it is current economically. In addition, the present picture regarding the west besides some negative aspects like war, they all emanate from the past events that have transformed to date and continue to evolve. For illustration, both the last (The New Globalism) and
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But a major functional aspect of the subject lies in determining the future course of action based on the past occurrences. A proper historical document bears all the qualities which indicate the explicit panorama of the past events and proper judgmental bent of those events so that they can be implied in the present scenario and can help to build the future foresight.
There was also a seduction from the Germans to be a part of the Nazi party, specifically which was rationalized by those who became Nazis. In the book, They Thought they Were Free, there is an explanation of how the Nazis justified the political stance which was taken as well as how this began to change and affect those that were interested in change in Germany.
A critical response paper on a global history of modern historiography by Georg Iggers and Edward Wang World history needs to be written within the global context and avoid copy pasting the historical approaches from the west to the modern historical writing.
Kings and queens, nobles and barons glorify the history with their wars fought; countries annexed and great monuments build with white marble and alabaster that sing the song of their monumental growth, prosperity and majesty. However, amid these stark foundations of the colonial rule repose certain inhuman, infamous and horrified tales of degraded humanity where the slave trade and gruesome tales of slavery crow them all.
Over the years, historians have toiled to explain the reason for this supremacy and have struggled to elaborate how the Western world became eminent in the economic and political global scenario and also, why so many people, all over the globe, want to adopt Western lifestyle and are fascinated by the Western culture.
The immortal writings of William Shakespeare inform the world of the Elizabethan society in its splendour and beauty, and also in its seamy sides. A valuable picture of German society of that time is made available to all from the works of Goethe. The Russian society under the Tsar finds itself reflected in the creation of Tolstoy.
What makes her unique as a ruler? How much did she contribute to England’s rise to great power status by the end of the 16th century? What was she like as an individual? How does she use her gender and how does it hold her back?
According to the essay, Hitler displayed an ideological dichotomy between his views regarding European culture and the observations of anti-colonial writers such as Cesaire, Gandhi and Senghor. Mein Kampf is an unequivocal evidence of the origins of Hitler’s ideology which abundantly borrows ideas from Social Darwinism.
Ibn Al-Qalanisi, was a scholar from Damascus who witnessed and recorded all the events of the advancement of the Frankish armies through Palestine in 1096. In addition, he witnessed the hatred that existed between the struggles of the