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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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