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Essential World History Vol. 2 : Since 1500,9780534578909

Essential World History Vol. 2 : Since 1500

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1st
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9780534578909

ISBN10:
053457890X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/23/2001
Publisher(s):
Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

This is a brief introduction to the civilizations of the world. The text covers such individual civilizations as China, India, and Europe, and provides points of comparison between and among these civilizations. It emphasizes breadth and accessibility, and contains a wealth of primary source documents, beautiful 4-color maps, and useful supplements.The text is available in a comprehensive volume as well as another separate volume: Volume I (Chapters 1-19), to 1800.

Table of Contents

Part III: THE EMERGENCE OF NEW WORLD PATTERNS (1500-1800)
14. New Encounters: The Creation of a World Market
15. Religious Reform and State Building in Europe
16. The Muslim Empires
17. The East Asian World
18. Toward a New Heaven and a New Earth: An Intellectual Revolution in the West
19. Europe on the Eve of a New World Order
Part IV: MODERN PATTERNS OF WORLD HISTORY (1800-1945)
20. The Beginnings of Modernization: Industrialization and Nationalism: 1800-1870
21. The Emergence of Mass Society in the Western World
22. The High Tide of Imperialism
23. Shadows Over the Pacific: East Asia Under Challenge
24. The Beginning of the Twentieth-Century Crisis: War and Revolution
25. Nationalism, Revolution, and Dictatorship: Africa, Asia, and Latin America from 1919 to 1939
26. The Crisis Deepens: World War II
Part V: TOWARD A GLOBAL CIVILIZATION? THE WORLD SINCE 1945. 27
In the Grip of the Cold War: The Breakdown of the Yalta System
28. Brave New World: Communism
29. Europe and the Western Hemisphere Since 1945
30. Challenges of Nation Building in Africa and the Middle East
31. Nationalism Triumphant: The Emergence of Independent States in South and Southeast Asia
32. Toward the Pacific Century: Japan and the Little Tigers
Glossary
Index


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