The Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures, Vol. 2: Since 1500 by Lynn HuntLynn Avery Hunt is the Eugen Weber Professor of Modern European History at the University of California, Los Angeles. Her area of expertise is the French Revolution, but she is also well known for her work in European cultural history on such topics as gender. Her 2007 work, Inventing Human Rights, has been heralded as the most comprehensive analysis of the history of human rights. She served as president of the American Historical Association in 2002.
The Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures, Vol. 2: Since 1500
The Making of the West is a story of interactions — cross-cultural exchanges that span the globe, as well as the ongoing interactions between societies, cultures, governments, economies, religions, and ideas. To highlight these interactions and help students grasp the vital connections between political, social, and cultural events, The Making of the West: A Concise History presents a comprehensive picture of each historical era within a brief chronological narrative. He is currently conducting research on the career of Pericles as a political leader in classical Athens as well as on the text of Josephus' Jewish War. She is currently working on a general history of the emotions in the West. Currently she is studying the globalization of European culture and society since the seventeenth century.
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