Turbulent Passage

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/15/2008
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Turbulent Passage, Fourth Edition, is a truly global text with a strong emphasis on social and cultural history. Focusing on the major international themes and historical processes that shaped the twentieth century, this text looks at the historical antecedents of current issues and challenges students to compare and draw parallels between historical and contemporary events and trends. Written in a flowing narrative style,Turbulent Passageguides students through the vital and fundamental movements, trends, and patterns of the last 100 years.

Table of Contents

List of Maps
The Birth of the 20th Century
Accelerating Change and the Transition to the 20th Century
Redrawing the Global Map
Social Transformations and the Coming of the 20th Century
Intellectual Foundations for a New Century
Part Overview
Western Industrialization and the Foundations of the 20th Century
The Industrial Revolution in Europedocument: Feminism
The Consolidation of the Industrial Order, 1850 1914
Diplomatic Tensions Among the Western Powersanalysis: The United States in World History
Conclusion: Diplomacy and Society
Extending the Industrial Core: The Emergence of Russia and Japan as 20th-Century Powers
Reforms in Russia, 1861 1914
Protest and Revolutiondocument: Conditions Under Russian Industrialization
Japan: Reform, Industrialization, and Rise to Global Poweranalysis: The Separate Paths of Japan and China
Conclusion: Responses to the West and the Question of Autonomy
Industrialization and Imperialism: The Making of a Global Colonial Order
Industrial Rivalries and the Partition of the World, 1870 1914
Colonial Regimes and African and Asian Peoples analysis
Western Education and the Rise of an African and Asian Middle Class document
Contrary Images
The Colonizer Versus the Colonized on the "Civilizing Mission"
White Dominions and Mixed Settler Colonies
Conclusion: The Pattern of the Age of Imperialism
Precarious Sovereignty: Western Informal Empire and Constricted Developmentin Latin America, the Middle East, and China
National Consolidation in Latin Americaanalysis: Explaining Underdevelopment
The Great Boom, 1880 1920
From Empire to Nation: Ottoman Retreat and the Birth of Turkey
Western Intrusions and the Crisis in the Arab Islamic Heartlands
The Last Dynasty: The Slow Death of the Qing Empire in Chinadocument: Revolutionary Impulses and the Breakdown of the Confucian Order
Conclusion: Islamic and Chinese Responses to the Challenge of the West
A Half-Century of Crisis, 1914 1945
Decades of Turmoil
Foundations of an Era of Revolutions and Totalitarian States
Part Overview
Descent into the Abyss: World War I and the Crisis of the European Global Order
The Coming of the Great War
A World at War
Failed Peace
World War I and the Nationalist Assault on the European Colonial Orderdocument
Lessons for the Colonized from the Slaughter in the Trenchesanalysis
Women in Asian and African Nationalist Movements
Conclusion: After Catastrophe
The Postwar World: The Unfolding of Revolutionary Challenges
The Disarray of Western Europe, 1918 1929The West Outside Europe: The British Commonwealth and the United States
Revolution: The First Wavesdocument: Socialist Realismanalysis: A Century of Revolutions
Conclusion: The Enduring Impact of a Catastrophic Global War
Global Depression and the Challenge of Totalitarianism
The Global Great Depressionanalysis: Learning from the 1930s
The 1930s in Latin America
The Militarization of Japan
Stalinism in the Soviet Uniondocument: The Leader of the Soviet Union Evaluates the Depression
Conclusion: Economic Autarky and the Coming of Another World War
A Second Globa
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