9780534599232

World Civilizations Volume II: Since 1500 (with InfoTrac)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534599232

  • ISBN10:

    0534599230

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/21/2002
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Succeeding in World Civilizations class isn't easy. That's why Adler and Pouwels wrote WORLD CIVILIZATIONS: VOLUME II: SINCE 1500 in its trademark, easy-to-read style. Hundreds of illustrations, maps, and documents, overviews, self-tests, and other learning aids make the history of world civilizations easier for students to study and understand. Volume 1 includes thirty concise chapters make content manageable.

Table of Contents

IV
DISEQUILIBRIUM: THE WESTERN ENCOUNTER WITH THE NON-WESTERN WORLD 1500-1850 C
26. A Larger World Opens
27. The Protestant Reformation
28. Foundations of the European States
29. Eastern European Empires
30. China from the Ming through the Early Qing Dynasty
31. Japan and Colonial Southeast Asia to the Mid-Nineteenth Century
32. The Rise and Fall of Muslim Empires
33. Africa in the Colonial Era
34. Latin America from Colony to Dependent Statehood
V
WESTERN REVOLUTIONS, INDUSTRY, AND IDEOLOGY 1700-1920. 35
The Scientific Revolution and Its Enlightened Aftermath
36. Liberalism and the Challenge to Absolute Monarchy
37. The French Revolution and the Empire of Napoleon
38. Europe's Industrialization
39. The Social Impacts of Early Industry
40. Europe in Ideological Conflict
41. Consolidation of National States
42. Advanced Industrial Society
43. Modern Science and Its Implications
44. World War I and Its Disputed Settlement
VI
EQUILIBRIUM REESTABLISHED: THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY WORLD 1920-Present
45. A Fragile Balance: Europe in the Twenties
46. The Soviet Experiment to World War II
47. Totalitarianism: The Nazi State
48. East Asia in a Century of Change
49. World War II
50. High and Low Cultures in the West
51. Superpower Rivalry and the European Recovery
52. Decolonization and the Third World
53. The New Asia
54. Africa after Independence
55. Latin America in the Twentieth Century
56. The Reemergence of the Muslim World
57. The Marxist Collapse and Its Aftermath
58. At the Start of a New Millennium
Bibliography
Answers to Test Your Knowledge
Glossary
Index

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