What is western civilization

What is western civilization - Europe is Chrstendom B....

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What is western civilization? What is the west? A lot to do with the cold war Calues like democracy, religious, tolerance, rule of law, etc. Barbaros (barbaric)- people who didn’t speak greek Infidels-people who weren’t Christian Europeans thought they were better than everyone. o Excluded from the west-Italy and Germany Rule of law- some born aristocrats, peasants Europe in 1500: life in an insignificant backwater 1. Europe 1500 A. Geography and economics Europe in the world- smaller, diverse, language barriers Europes climate-moderate, long growing season, good rainfall, diverse crops Commerce- mostly local life, oversea trade, gold, spices, sugar
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Unformatted text preview: Europe is Chrstendom B. Social structure: Society of Orders 1. living the rural, feudal life 2. towns and cities 3. womens lives C. Everyday life 1. life expectancy; housing, property, food, clothing, disease D. Culture . the Renaissance the printing press E. Europe and the world 1. Europe as a backwater 2. 1453, 1492, 1498: Europes new horizons new world found on accident demographics and the legacy of the Black Death devastated and reduced the population reduced the supply of labor for next generation waning of the high middle ages, the little ice age, and the Bubonic Plague (14 th century)...
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