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World Civilizations,9780534569075

World Civilizations

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2nd
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9780534569075

ISBN10:
0534569072
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/6/1999
Publisher(s):
Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Bringing more than 50 years of combined teaching experience and expertise into WORLD CIVILIZATIONS, Philip J. Adler and Randall L. Pouwels present an accessible, comprehensive, and balanced global overview of the world's major civilizations from the ancient world to modern times. Well more than half of the content focuses on the world outside of Europe. As one of the most graphic and pedagogically driven books in the market, the text appeals to students and professors alike. Hundreds of illustrations, maps, and documents, overviews, self-tests, and additional rich pedagogical features make the history of world civilizations easier for students to study and understand. Fifty-six concise chapters make content manageable for students while giving instructors the flexibility to present the material in any way they choose. Available in the following split options: WORLD CIVILIZATIONS, FOURTH EDITION (Chapters 1-56), ISBN: 0534599338; WORLD CIVILIZATIONS, VOLUME I: TO 1700, FOURTH EDITION (Chapters 1-30), ISBN: 0534599346; WORLD CIVILIZATIONS, VOLUME II: SINCE 1500, FOURTH EDITION (Chapters 23-56), ISBN: 0534599354.

Table of Contents

Part FOUR Disequilibrium: The Western Encounter with the Non-Western World 1500--1850 C.E. 301(124)
A Larger World Opens
301(13)
The Protestant Reformation
314(12)
Foundations of the European States
326(14)
Eastern European Empires
340(14)
China from the Ming to the Early Qing Dynasty
354(12)
Japan and Colonial Southeast Asia to the Mid-Nineteenth Century
366(14)
The Rise and Fall of Muslim Empires
380(16)
Africa in the Colonial Era
396(14)
Latin America from Colony to Dependent Statehood
410(15)
LINK 4 Disequilibrium: The Western Expansion
422(3)
Part FIVE Western Revolution, Industry, and Ideology 1700-1920 425(129)
The Scientific Revolution and Its Enlightened Aftermath
426(14)
Liberalism and the Challenge to Absolute Monarchy
440(8)
The French Revolution and the Bonapartist Empire
448(14)
Europe's Industrialization
462(10)
The Social Impacts of Early Industry
472(10)
Europe in Ideological Conflict
482(14)
Consolidation of National States
496(14)
Advanced Industrial Society
510(14)
Modern Science and Its Implications
524(12)
World War I and Its Disputed Settlement
536(18)
LINK 5 Industry and Western Hegemony
552(2)
Part SIX Equilibrium Reestablished: The Twentieth-Century World 554(172)
A Fragile Balance: Europe in the Twenties
556(1)
The Soviet Experiment to World War II
556(24)
Totalitarianism: The Nazi State
580(10)
East Asia in a Century of Change
590(12)
World War II
602(14)
High and Low Cultures in the West
616(12)
Superpower Rivalry and the European Recovery
628(12)
Decolonization and the Third World
640(10)
The New Asia
650(14)
Africa after Independence
664(14)
Latin America in the Twentieth Century
678(14)
The Reemergence of the Muslim World
692(14)
The Marxist Collapse
706(12)
At the Start of a New Millennium: The Road Ahead
718(8)
LINK 6 Equilibrium Reestablished: The Twentieth-Century World
726


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