Traditions and Encounters Vol. 2 : A Global Perspective on the Past: From 1500 to the Present

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/20/2005
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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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. The text is unique in approach: it covers the world as a whole, examining the formations and development of the world's major societies ("traditions"), and exploring cross-cultural interactions and exchanges that have been some of the most effective agents of change in history ("encounters"). In addition, the authors tell a coherent story of the past that is not weighed down by too much detail, enabling instructors to incorporate additional readings. The third edition is accompanied by the Primary Source Investigator CD, offering an easy and affordable way for instructors to get students working with primary sources.

Table of Contents

Part V: The Origins of Global Interdependence, 1500-1800

23. Transoceanic Encounters and Global Connections

24. The Transformation of Europe

25. The New Worlds: The Americas and Oceania

26. Africa and the Atlantic World

27. Tradition and change in East Asia

Part VI: An Age of Revolution, Industry, and Empire, 1750-1914

28. The Islamic Empires

29. Revolutions and National States in the Atlantic World

30. The Making of Industrial Society

31. The Americas in the Age of Independence

32. Societies at Crossroads

33. The Building of Global Empires

Part VII: Contemporary Global Realignments, 1914 to the Present

34. The Great War: The World in Upheaval

35. An Age of Anxiety

36. Nationalism and Political Identities in Asia, Africa, and Latin America

37. New Conflagrations: World War II

38. The Bipolar World

39. The End of Empire

40: A World Without Borders

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