9780495913139

The Earth and Its Peoples, Brief Edition, Volume II

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    9780495913139

  • ISBN10:

    0495913138

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2011
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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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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