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This clearly written and engaging book presents a global narrative of the origins of the modern world. Unlike most studies, which assume that the rise of the West is the story of the coming of the modern world, this history, drawing upon new scholarship
Robert B. Marks is Richard and Billie Deihl Professor of History at Whittier College
Table of Contents
|List of Figures and Maps||vii|
|Preface to the Second Edition||xiii|
|Introduction The Rise of the West?||1||(20)|
|Chapter 1 The Material and Trading Worlds, circa 1400||21||(22)|
|Chapter 2 Starting with China||43||(24)|
|Chapter 3 Empires, States, and the New World, 1500-1775||67||(28)|
|Chapter 4 The Industrial Revolution and Its Consequences, 1750-1850||95||(28)|
|Chapter 5 The Gap||123||(32)|
|Chapter 6 The Great Departure||155||(44)|
|Conclusion Changes and Continuities||199||(10)|
|About the Author||221|