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Connections: A World Historyfocuses on the connections within and between societies, combining a uniquely comprehensive and consistent map program with a strong pedagogical support and a narrative that students will actually read. Written by historians with years of experience teaching world history,Connectionspresents both a global and regional perspective, so students can appreciate both the diversity and connectedness of human societies. Concise chapters and a clear engaging narrative make the text accessible to a wide range of students. In addition, because students struggle with geography, the book includes significantly more maps than other texts-in most cases twice as many-and great care was taken to make them consistent and exceptionally clear. In each caption, the authors have provided guidance for reading the map and for connecting it to the surrounding text. To further help students succeed, marginal notes highlight major connections for easy review, and pronunciation guides appear after difficult names. Lastly, compelling vignettes introduce the themes of each chapter, concise excerpts from relevant primary sources allow students to hear the voices of the past, and an extensive chapter review section is designed to help students test themselves and succeed in this difficult course.
Table of Contents
|Global Exploration and Global Empires, 1400-1700|
|The West in an Age of Religious Conflict and Global Expansion, 1500-1650|
|The Search for Stability in East Asia, 1300-1800|
|Southern Asia and the Global Shift in Wealth and Power, 1500-1800|
|Africa and the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1400-1800|
|Absolutism and Enlightenment in Europe, 1600-1763|
|Russia's Eurasian Empire: Convergence of East and West, 1300-1800|
|The Atlantic Revolutions, 1750-1830|
|Industry, Ideology, and their Global Impact, 1700-1914|
|Nation-Building in North and South America, 1789-1914|
|Confrontation and Adaptation in Eastern and Southern Asia, 1770-1914|
|The Transformation of West Asia and Africa, 1800-1914|
|The Great War and the Russian Revolutions, 1890-1918|
|Anxieties and Ideologies of the Interwar Years, 1918-1939|
|World War II and the Holocaust, 1933-1945|
|East Versus West: Cold War and It's Global Impact, 1945-Present|
|The Upheavals of Asia, 1945-Present|
|Reform and Revolution in Latin America, 1914-2008|
|Post-Colonial Challenges in Africa and the Middle East, 1939-Present|
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