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Readable and concise, this Brief Edition of THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES: A GLOBAL HISTORY VOLUME II provides the essential narrative of world history in an abbreviated format. This global text for the world history survey course employs fundamental themes of "environment and technology" and "diversity and dominance" to explore patterns of human interaction with their surroundings and with each other. The authors' approach reveals how humanity continues to shape and be shaped by our environments and how dominant structures and traditions are balanced and challenged by alternate beliefs.
Table of Contents
|The Maritime Revolution, to 1550|
|The Globe Encompassed, 1500-1800|
|Transformations in Europe, 1500-1750|
|The Americas, the Atlantic, and Africa, 1530-1770|
|Southwest Asia and the Indian Ocean, 1500-1750|
|Northern Eurasia, 1500-1800|
|Revolutions Reshape the World, 1750-1870|
|Revolutionary Changes in the Atlantic World, 1750-1850|
|The Early Industrial Revolution, 1760-1851|
|Land Empires in the Age of Imperialism, 1800-1870|
|Africa, India, and the New British Empire, 1750-1870|
|Global Diversity and Dominance, 1850-1949|
|The New Power Balance, 1850-1900|
|The New Imperialism, 1869-1914|
|The Crisis of the Imperial Order, 1900-1929|
|The Collapse of the Old Order, 1929-1949|
|Striving for Independence: India, Africa, and Latin America, 1900-1949|
|Perils and Promises of a Global Community, 1945 to the Present|
|The Cold War and Decolonization, 1945-1991|
|Challenges of the New Century|
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