9780393968811

World Civilizations

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  • ISBN13:

    9780393968811

  • ISBN10:

    0393968812

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Textbook Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/17/1997
  • Publisher: W W NORTON

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Summary

The new Ninth Edition maintains the qualities that have made it a success, while incorporating new material that enriches the text's global coverage and comparative approach.#xA0; The text also boasts an elegant new design that features full-color illustrations and maps throughout. World Civilizations offers one of the premier learning resources with its new Homepage.#xA0; Students and faculty can access a vast array of electronic sources on the World Wide Web.#xA0; Thomas Pearcy offers students a media-laden review pedagogy, integrated with an investigative method that opens the textbook onto the Web. A good map is essential when traveling the World Wide Web.

Table of Contents

LIST OF MAPS
X(1)
PREFACE XI
CHAPTER 21 INDIA, EAST ASIA, AND AFRICA DURING THE EARLY-MODERN ERA (c. 1500-1800)
1(56)
India under the Mughal Dynasty
2(11)
China under the Early Manchu (Qing) Dynasty
13(12)
Japan under the Tokugawa Shogunate
25(10)
Africa under Divine Rulers and Ritual Chiefs
35(22)
CHAPTER 22 THE ECONOMY AND SOCIETY OF EARLY-MODERN EUROPE
57(46)
Life and Death: Patterns of Population
58(4)
The Dynamics of Agriculture and Industry
62(10)
The Commercial Revolution
72(7)
Colonization and Overseas Trade
79(8)
Life within a Society of Orders
87(16)
CHAPTER 23 THE AGE OF ABSOLUTISM (1660-1789)
103(42)
The Appeal and Justification of Absolutism
104(3)
The Absolutism of Louis XIV
107(4)
Absolutism in Central and Eastern Europe, 1660-1720
111(7)
The English Exception
118(4)
Warfare and Diplomacy: The Emergence of a State System
122(6)
Enlightened Absolutism and Limited Monarchy in the Eighteenth Century
128(10)
War and Diplomacy in the Eighteenth Century
138(7)
CHAPTER 24 THE SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION AND ENLIGHTENMENT
145(44)
The Scientific Revolution
146(4)
The Foundations of the Enlightenment
150(3)
The World of the Philosophes
153(9)
The Onward March of Science
162(3)
Classicism and Innovation in Art and Literature
165(11)
Baroque and Classical Music
176(13)
PART FIVE THE FRENCH AND INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTIONS AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES 189(190)
CHAPTER 25 THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
189(44)
The Coming of the Revolution
190(6)
The Destruction of the Ancien Regime
196(6)
A New Stage: Popular Revolution
202(14)
Napoleon and Europe
216(11)
The Vienna Settlement
227(6)
CHAPTER 26 THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
233(24)
The Industrial Revolution in England
234(8)
The Industrial Revolution on the Continent
242(5)
The Coming of Railways
247(5)
Industrialization after 1850
252(5)
CHAPTER 27 CONSEQUENCES OF INDUSTRIALIZATION: URBANIZATION AND CLASS CONSCIOUSNESS (1800-1850)
257(34)
People on the Land
258(4)
Urbanization and the Standard of Living
262(3)
The Life of the Urban Middle Class
265(7)
The Life of the Urban Working Class
272(7)
The Middle-Class Worldview
279(5)
Early Critics of the Middle-Class Worldview
284(7)
CHAPTER 28 THE RISE OF LIBERALISM (1815-1870)
291(26)
Conservative Reaction, 1815-1830
291(2)
Liberal Gains in Western Europe, 1815-1832
293(7)
Liberalism in France and Britain, 1830-1848
300(7)
The Revolution of 1848 in France
307(4)
Liberalism in France and Britain after 1850
311(6)
CHAPTER 29 NATIONALISM AND NATION-BUILDING (1815-1870)
317(62)
Romanticism and Nationalism
318(9)
Nationalism and Nation-Building in Europe, 1800-1848
327(4)
Nationalism, Liberalism, and Revolution, 1848
331(5)
Nation-Building in Europe, 1850-1870
336(10)
Dominion Nationality: The Experience of Canada, Australia, and New Zealand
346(7)
Revolution and Nation-Building in Latin America
353(26)
PART SIX THE WEST AT THE WORLD'S CENTER 379(262)
CHAPTER 30 INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIALIZATION AND IMPERIALISM (1870-1914)
379(38)
New Technologies
380(4)
Changes in Scope and Scale
384(7)
The New Capitalism
391(3)
International Competition: Imperialism
394(10)
India under Company and Crown
404(13)
CHAPTER 31 THE MODEL CLASS CHALLENGED
417(34)
The Challenge of Socialism
417(9)
The Challenge of Science and Philosophy
426(7)
The Challenge of Literature and the Arts
433(18)
CHAPTER 32 A DELICATE EQUILIBRIUM (1870-1914)
451(36)
Germany: The Search for Imperial Unity
452(4)
France: The Embattled Third Republic
456(5)
Britain: From Moderation to Militance
461(4)
Russia: The Road to Revolution
465(8)
The Search for Equilibrium Elsewhere in the West
473(5)
International Rivalries: The Road to the First World War
478(9)
CHAPTER 33 CHINA, JAPAN, AND AFRICA UNDER THE IMPACT OF THE WEST (1800-1914)
487(52)
Imperialism and Revolution in China
487(20)
The Transformation of Japan into a Modern State
507(14)
Africa during the Century of European Imperialist Expansion
521(18)
CHAPTER 34 THE FIRST WORLD WAR
539(30)
Prelude to War
539(5)
The Ordeal of Battle
544(5)
Revolution in the Midst of War
549(5)
Armistice and Peace
554(15)
CHAPTER 35 TURMOIL BETWEEN THE WARS
569(42)
The Soviet Experience and the Rise of Stalin
570(9)
The Emergence of Fascism in Italy
579(4)
The Rise of Nazi Germany
583(8)
The Democracies between the Wars
591(4)
Intellectual and Cultural Trends in the Interwar Years
595(16)
CHAPTER 36 THE SECOND WORLD WAR
611(30)
The Causes of the War
611(6)
The Outbreak of Hostilities
617(8)
The Peace Settlement
625(16)
PART SEVEN THE EMERGENCE OF WORLD CIVILIZATION 641(256)
CHAPTER 37 THE POSTWAR YEARS: RIVALRY AND RECOVERY
641(40)
A Divided Continent
642(8)
Cold-War Conflict in the Third World
650(5)
Economic Renaissance
655(6)
The Politics of European Recovery
661(3)
Canada, Australia, and New Zealand: The Search for National Identity
664(5)
Patterns of Social Change
669(3)
Intellectual and Cultural Patterns
672(9)
CHAPTER 38 FRAGMENTATION AND CHANGE: THE END OF POSTWAR CERTAINTIES IN EUROPE
681(22)
Protest and Stagnation: The Price of Stability
681(12)
Europe Recast: The Collapse of Communism and the End of the Soviet Union
693(10)
CHAPTER 39 THE MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA
703(62)
The Middle East
703(31)
South Africa: The Eras of Segregation and Apartheid
734(11)
The Upsurge of Africa
745(4)
Independent Africa in Transition
749(16)
CHAPTER 40 INDEPENDENCE IN SOUTH ASIA
765(28)
Toward Independence in India
765(10)
Independent India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh
775(18)
CHAPTER 41 ERUPTION IN EAST ASIA
793(54)
Nationalism and Communism in China
794(30)
The Climax of Imperialism and the Beginning of a New Era in Japan
824(23)
CHAPTER 42 PROGRESS, POVERTY, AND REVOLUTION IN LATIN AMERICA
847(38)
Twentieth-Century Progress and Poverty in Mexico and South America
847(24)
Crisis and Revolution
871(14)
CHAPTER 43 EPILOGUE: PROBLEMS OF WORLD CIVILIZATION
885(12)
The Problems of Ecology and Population
885(4)
The Achievement and Limitations of Science and Technology
889(8)
RULERS OF PRINCIPAL STATES 897
INDEX A1

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