9780073330631

Traditions & Encounters, Volume 2 From 1500 to the Present.

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073330631

  • ISBN10:

    0073330639

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/12/2007
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Over a million students at thousands of schools have learned about world history with the best selling book for the course,Traditions and Encounters: A Global Perspective on the Past. Using the twin themes oftraditionsandencounters, the text emphasizes both the distinctive patterns of historical development within individual societies and the profound results of interactions between different societies. Exploring the historical record of cross-cultural interactions and exchanges,Traditions and Encountersplaces the world of contemporary globalization in historical context. The book helps students understand the world's major societies and shows how the interactions of these societies affect history throughout the world. The authors tell a coherent and digestible story of the past that is not weighed down by excessive detail, so instructors are able to incorporate additional readings. This edition provides an updated map program as well as the latest scholarship. It also moves Primary Source Investigator online, improving access for students to work with primary sources.

Table of Contents

The Origins of Global Interdependence, 1500-1800
Transoceanic Encounters and Global Connections
The Transformation of Europe
The New Worlds: The Americas and Oceania
Africa and the Atlantic World
Tradition and change in East Asia
An Age of Revolution, Industry, and Empire, 1750-1914
The Islamic Empires
Revolutions and National States in the Atlantic World
The Making of Industrial Society
The Americas in the Age of Independence
Societies at Crossroads
The Building of Global Empires
Contemporary Global Realignments, 1914 to the Present
The Great War: The World in Upheaval
An Age of Anxiety
Nationalism and Political Identities in Asia, Africa, and Latin America
New Conflagrations: World War II
The Bipolar World
The End of Empire
A World Without Borders
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