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Table of Contents

Chronologies xxi
Maps
xxii
Preface xxiv
Acknowledgments xxviii
A Note to Students About Languages and the Dating of Time xxx
Themes for Understanding World History xxxi
Part I The First Civilizations and the Rise of Empires (Prehistory to 500 C.E.)
1(153)
The First Civilizations: The Peoples of Western Asia and Egypt
2(34)
The First Humans
3(4)
The Hunter-Gatherers of the Paleolithic Age
3(2)
The Neolithic Revolution, c. 10,000--4,000 B.C.E.
5(2)
The Emergence of Civilization
7(2)
Civilization in Mesopotamia
9(6)
The City-States of Ancient Mesopotamia
9(2)
Empires in Ancient Mesopotamia
11(1)
The Culture of Mesopotamia
12(3)
Egyptian Civilization: ``The Gift of the Nile''
15(7)
The Importance of Geography
15(1)
The Old and Middle Kingdoms
16(2)
Society and Economy in Ancient Egypt
18(1)
The Culture of Egypt
18(2)
Chaos and a New Order: The New Kingdom
20(1)
Daily Life in Ancient Egypt: Family and Marriage
21(1)
New Centers of Civilization
22(6)
The Impact of the Indo-Europeans
23(1)
The Phoenicians
24(1)
The Hebrews: The ``Children of Israel''
24(4)
The Rise of New Empires
28(5)
The Assyrian Empire
28(3)
The Persian Empire
31(2)
Conclusion
33(1)
Chapter Notes
34(1)
Suggested Reading
34(2)
Ancient India
36(24)
Background to the Emergence of Civilization in India
37(1)
Harappan Civilizations: A Fascinating Enigma
38(2)
Political and Social Structures
38(1)
Harappan Culture
39(1)
A Lost Civilization?
40(1)
The Arrival of the Aryans
40(7)
The Early Aryans
40(1)
The Mauryan Empire
41(1)
Caste and Class: Social Structures in Ancient India
42(3)
The Economy
45(2)
Escaping the Wheel of Life: The Religious World of Ancient India
47(5)
Hinduism
47(2)
Buddhism: The Middle Path
49(3)
The Rule of the Fishes: India After the Mauryas
52(1)
The Exuberant World of Indian Culture
53(4)
Literature
53(1)
Architecture and Sculpture
54(2)
Science
56(1)
Conclusion
57(1)
Chapter Notes
58(1)
Suggested Reading
59(1)
China in Antiquity
60(30)
The Land and People of China
61(2)
The Dawn of Chinese Civilization: The Shang Dynasty
63(2)
Political Organization
63(1)
Social Structures
64(1)
The Zhou Dynasty
65(7)
Political Structures
65(1)
Economy and Society
66(1)
The Hundred Schools of Ancient Philosophy
67(5)
The Rise of the Chinese Empire: The Qin and the Han
72(8)
The Qin Dynasty (221-206 B.C.E.)
73(3)
The Glorious Han Dynasty (202 B.C.E.--221 C.E.)
76(4)
Daily Life in Ancient China
80(3)
The Humble Estate: Women in Ancient China
82(1)
Chinese Culture
83(4)
Metawork and Sculpture
83(2)
Language and Literature
85(1)
Music
86(1)
Conclusion
87(1)
Chapter Notes
88(1)
Suggested Reading
88(2)
The Civilization of the Greeks
90(30)
Early Greece
91(3)
Minoan Crete
92(1)
The Mycenaeans
93(1)
The Greeks in a Dark Age (c. 1100--c. 750 B.C.E.)
94(2)
Homer
94(2)
The Greek City-States (c. 750--c. 500 B.C.E.)
96(3)
The Polis
96(1)
Colonization and The Rise of Tyrants
96(1)
Sparta
97(2)
Athens
99(1)
The High Point of Greek Civilization: Classical Greece
99(10)
The Challenge of Persia
100(1)
The Growth of an Athenian Empire in the Age of Pericles
101(1)
The Great Peloponnesian War and the Decline of the Greek States
102(1)
The Culture of Classical Greece
102(5)
Greek Religion
107(1)
Daily Life in Classical Athens
107(2)
The Rise of Macedonia and the Conquests of Alexander
109(3)
Alexander the Great
109(1)
The Legacy of Alexander
110(2)
The Hellenistic Kingdoms
112(2)
Economic and Social Trends
112(2)
Culture in the Hellenistic World
114(3)
New Directions in Literature and Art
115(1)
A Golden Age of Science
115(1)
Philosophy: New Schools of Thought
116(1)
Religion in the Hellenistic World
117(1)
Conclusion
117(1)
Chapter Notes
118(1)
Suggested Reading
118(2)
The World of the Romans
120(34)
The Emergence of Rome
121(1)
Early Rome
122(1)
The Roman Republic
122(2)
The Roman Conquest of Italy
122(2)
The Roman State
124(1)
The Roman Conquest of the Mediterranean (264--133 B.C.E.)
124(3)
The Punic Wars
125(1)
The Eastern Mediterranean
126(1)
The Nature of Roman Imperialism
127(1)
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Republic (133--31 B.C.E.)
127(3)
Growing Inequality and Unrest
127(1)
A New Role for the Roman Army
128(1)
The Collapse of the Republic
128(2)
The Age of Augustus (31 B.C.E.--14 C.E.)
130(1)
Augustan Society
131(1)
The Early Empire (14--180)
131(3)
The Five Good Emperors (96--180)
132(1)
The Roman Empire at Its Height: Frontiers and the Provinces
132(1)
Prosperity in the Early Empire
133(1)
Culture and Society in the Roman World
134(8)
Roman Literature
134(2)
Roman Art
136(1)
Roman Law
137(1)
The Roman Family
137(1)
Slaves and Their Masters
138(1)
Imperial Rome
139(2)
The Gladiatorial Shows
141(1)
Transformation of the Roman World: The Development of Christianity
142(3)
The Religious World of the Romans
142(1)
The Jewish Background
142(1)
The Rise of Christianity
142(2)
The Triumph of Christianity
144(1)
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
145(1)
The Reforms of Diocletion and Constantine
145(1)
The Fall of the Western Roman Empire
146(1)
Comparison of the Roman and Han Empires
146(2)
Conclusion
148(1)
Chapter Notes
148(1)
Suggested Reading
149(1)
Reflection: The First Civilizations and the Rise of Empires
150(4)
Part II New Patterns of Civilization
154(196)
The New World
156(26)
The First Americans
157(1)
Early Civilizations in Central America
158(13)
Teotibucan: America's First Metropolis
158(1)
The Mysterious Maya
159(5)
The Aztecs
164(7)
The First Civilizations in South America
171(8)
Moche
171(2)
The Inca
173(3)
Stateless Societies in the New World
176(3)
Conclusion
179(1)
Chapter Note
180(1)
Suggested Reading
180(2)
Islam and Byzantium
182(28)
The Rise of Islam
183(4)
The Role of Muhammad
184(1)
The Teachings of Muhammad
184(3)
The Arab Empire and Its Successors
187(7)
Creation of an Empire
187(1)
Succession Problems and the Rise of the Ummayads
188(1)
The Abbasids
189(2)
The Seljuk Turkes
191(1)
The Crusades
192(1)
The Mangals
193(1)
Islamic Civilization
194(7)
The Wealth of Araby: Trade and Cities in the Middle East
194(1)
Islamic Society
195(1)
The Culture of Islam
195(6)
The Byzantine Empire
201(7)
The Reign of Justinian (527--565)
201(3)
From Eastern Roman to Byzantine Empire
204(1)
The Zenith of Byzantine Civilization
205(2)
New Challenges to the Byzantine Empire
207(1)
Impact of the Crusades
207(1)
Conclusion
208(1)
Chapter Notes
208(1)
Suggested Reading
209(1)
Early Civilizations in Africa
210(26)
The Land
211(1)
The Emergence of Civilization
211(7)
Kush
212(1)
Axum, Son of Saba
213(2)
The Sahara and Its Environs
215(1)
East Africa
216(1)
Southern Africa
217(1)
The Coming of Islam
218(7)
African Religious Beliefs Before Islam
218(1)
The Arabs in North Africa
218(1)
The Kingdom of Ethiopia: A Christian Island in a Muslim Sea
219(2)
East Africa: The Land of Zanj
221(1)
The States of West Africa
222(3)
States and Stateless Societies in Southern Africa
225(2)
Zimbabwe
226(1)
African Society
227(2)
Urban Life
227(1)
Village Life
227(1)
The Role of Women
227(1)
Slavery
228(1)
African Culture
229(3)
Painting and Sculpture
229(1)
Music
230(1)
Architecture
230(1)
Literature
231(1)
Conclusion
232(1)
Chapter Notes
233(1)
Suggested Reading
233(3)
The Expansion of Civilization in Southern Asia
236(26)
India from the Mauryas to the Mughals
237(15)
The Kushan Kingdom: Linchpin of the Silk Road
237(1)
The Gupta Dynasty
238(1)
Buddhism at Bay
239(3)
Islam on the March
242(6)
Economy and Daily Life
248(2)
The Wonder of Indian Culture
250(2)
The Golden Region: Early Southeast Asia
252(7)
Paddy Fields and Spices: The States of Southeast Asia
253(3)
Daily Life
256(1)
World of the Spirits: Religious Belief
257(2)
Conclusion
259(1)
Chapter Notes
260(1)
Suggested Reading
261(1)
From the Tang to the Mongols: The Flowering of Traditional China
262(28)
China After the Han
263(2)
China Reunified: The Sui, the Tang, and the Song
265(10)
Political Structures: The Triumph of Confucianism
268(1)
Economy and Society
269(6)
Explosion in Central Asia: The Mongol Empire
275(3)
Mongol Rule in China
276(2)
In Search of the Way
278(4)
The Rise and Decline of Buddhism and Daoism
278(3)
Neo-Confucianism: The Investigation of Things
281(1)
The Apogee of Chinese Culture
282(5)
Literature
282(3)
Art
285(2)
Conclusion
287(1)
Chapter Notes
288(1)
Suggested Reading
288(2)
The East Asian Rimlands: Early Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
290(24)
Japan: Land of the Rising Sun
291(15)
A Gift from the Gods: Prehistoric Japan
292(1)
The Rise of the Japanese State
293(4)
Economic and Social Structures
297(4)
In Search of the Pure Land: Religion in Early Japan
301(1)
Sources of Traditional Japanese Culture
301(4)
Japan and the Chinese Model
305(1)
Korea: Bridge to the East
306(2)
The Three Kingdoms
306(1)
Unification
307(1)
Under the Mongols
308(1)
Vietnam: The Smaller Dragon
308(4)
The Rise of Great Viet
309(2)
Society and Family Life
311(1)
Conclusion
312(1)
Chapter Notes
312(1)
Suggested Reading
313(1)
The Making of Europe in the Middle Ages
314(36)
Transformation of the Roman World
315(5)
The New Germanic Kingdoms
315(1)
The Role of the Christian Church
316(2)
Charlemagne and the Carolingians
318(2)
The World of Lords and Vassals
320(3)
Invasions of the Ninth and Tenth Centuries
320(1)
The Development of Fief-Holding
320(2)
The Practice of Fief-Holding
322(1)
The Nobility of the Middle Ages
322(1)
Evolution of the European Kingdoms
323(4)
England in the High Middle Ages
323(1)
Growth of the French Kingdom
324(1)
The Lands of the Holy Roman Empire
325(1)
The Slavic Peoples of Central and Eastern Europe
325(2)
The World of Peasants and Townspeople
327(4)
The New Agriculture
328(1)
The Manorial System
328(1)
Daily Life of the Peasantry
329(1)
The Revival of Trade
329(1)
The Growth of Cities
330(1)
Christianity and Medieval Civilization
331(3)
The Papal Monarchy
332(1)
New Religious Orders and New Spiritual Ideals
332(2)
The Culture of the High Middle Ages
334(2)
The Rise of Universities
334(1)
The Development of Scholasticism
334(1)
Romanesque Architecture
335(1)
The Gothic Cathedral
336(1)
The Expansion of Medieval Europe: The Crusades
336(2)
The First Crusades
336(2)
The Later Crusades
338(1)
The Late Middle Ages: A Time of Troubles in Europe
338(5)
The Black Death
338(2)
Economic Dislocation and Social Upheaval
340(1)
Political Instability
340(2)
The Decline of the Church
342(1)
Conclusion
343(1)
Chapter Notes
344(1)
Suggested Reading
345(1)
Reflection: New Patterns of Civilization
346(4)
Part III The Emergence of New World Patterns (1400--1800)
350(158)
Renewal, Reform, and State Building in Europe
352(33)
The Renaissance
353(8)
Renaissance Society
353(1)
The Intellectual Renaissance
354(2)
The Artistic Renaissance
356(2)
The State in the Renaissance
358(3)
The Reformation of the Sixteenth Century
361(4)
Prelude to Reformation
361(1)
Church and Religion on the Eve of the Reformation
362(1)
Martin Luther and the Reformation in Germany
362(2)
Politics and Religion in the German Reformation
364(1)
The Spread of the Protestant Reformation
364(1)
The Social Impact of the Protestant Reformation
365(1)
The Catholic Reformation
365(3)
Europe in Crisis: War, Revolution, and Social Disintegration, 1560--1650
368(3)
Politics and the Wars of Religion in the Sixteenth Century
368(1)
Economic and Social Crises: Witchcraft Mania
369(2)
Seventeenth-Century Crises: Revolution and War
371(1)
Response to Crisis: The Practice of Absolutism
371(4)
France Under Louis XIV
371(2)
Absolutism in Central and Eastern Europe
373(2)
England and the Emergence of Constitutional Monarchy
375(2)
Revolution and Civil War
375(1)
Restoration and a Glorious Revolution
375(2)
European Culture
377(6)
Art: The Baroque
377(1)
A Golden Age of Literature in England
377(1)
The Scientific Revolution
378(5)
Conclusion
383(1)
Chapter Notes
383(1)
Suggested Reading
384(1)
New Encounters: The Creation of a World Market
385(29)
An Age of Exploration And Expansion
387(13)
Islam and the Spice Trade
387(1)
A New Player: Europe
387(4)
The Portuguese Maritime Empire
391(2)
Voyages to the ``New World''
393(1)
Administration of the Spanish Empire in the New World
394(2)
The Impact of European Expansion
396(1)
New Rivals
397(3)
Africa in Transition
400(6)
The Slave Trade
401(4)
Political and Social Structures in a Changing Continent
405(1)
Southeast Asia in the Era of the Spice Trade
406(5)
The Arrival of the West
406(1)
State and Society in Precolonial Southeast Asia
407(4)
Conclusion
411(1)
Chapter Notes
412(1)
Suggested Reading
413(1)
The Muslim Empires
414(28)
The Ottoman Empire
415(9)
Expansion of the Empire
416(4)
The Nature of Turkish Rule
420(1)
Religion and Society in the Ottoman World
421(1)
The Ottomans in Decline
422(1)
Ottoman Art
422(2)
The Safavids
424(4)
Safavid Politics and Society
426(1)
Safavid Art and Literature
427(1)
The Grandeur of the Mughals
428(11)
The Mughal Dynasty: A ``Gunpowder Empire''?
428(1)
Akbar and Indo-Muslim Civilization
429(2)
Twilight of the Mughals
431(1)
The Impact of Western Power in India
432(3)
Society and Culture Under the Mughals
435(4)
Conclusion
439(1)
Chapter Notes
440(1)
Suggested Reading
441(1)
The East Asian World
442(28)
China at Its Apex
443(13)
From the Ming to the Qing
443(3)
The Greatness of the Qing
446(5)
Changing China
451(1)
Daily Life in Qing China
452(1)
Cultural Developments
453(3)
Tokugawa Japan
456(10)
The Three Great Unifiers
456(1)
Opening to the West
457(3)
The Tokugawa ``Great Peace''
460(3)
Life in the Village
463(1)
Tokugawa Culture
464(2)
Korea: The Hermit Kingdom
466(1)
Conclusion
467(1)
Chapter Notes
468(1)
Suggested Reading
468(2)
The West on the Eve of a New World Order
470(38)
The Enlightenment
471(7)
The Path to Enlightenment
471(1)
The Philosophes and Their Ideas
472(4)
Culture in an Enlightened Age
476(2)
Economic Changes and the Social Order
478(3)
New Economic Patterns
480(1)
European Society in the Eighteenth Century
481(1)
Changing Patterns of War: Global Confrontation
481(1)
The Seven Years' War: A Global War
481(1)
Colonial Empires and Revolution in the Western Hemisphere
482(4)
The Society of Latin America
483(2)
British North America
485(1)
Toward a New Political Order: Enlightened Absolutism
486(2)
Prussia: The Army and the Bureaucracy
487(1)
The Austrian Empire of the Habsburgs
487(1)
Russia Under Catherine the Great
488(1)
The French Revolution
488(9)
Background to the French Revolution
488(2)
From Estates-General to National Assembly
490(1)
Destruction of the Old Regime
491(3)
Radical Revolution
494(2)
Reaction and the Directory
496(1)
The Age of Napoleon
497(4)
Domestic Policies
497(2)
Napoleon's Empire and the European Response
499(2)
Conclusion
501(1)
Chapter Notes
502(1)
Suggested Reading
502(2)
Reflection: The Emergence of New World Patterns (1400--1800)
504(4)
Part IV Modern Patterns of World History (1800--1945)
508(212)
The Beginnings of Modernization: Industrialization and Nationalism, 1800--1870
510(32)
The Industrial Revolution and Its Impact
511(8)
The Industrial Revolution in Great Britain
511(3)
The Spread of Industrialization
514(1)
Limiting the Spread of Industrialization
515(1)
Social Impact of the Industrial Revolution
516(3)
Reaction and Revolution: The Growth of Nationalism
519(8)
Forces for Change
519(1)
The Revolutions of 1848
520(2)
Independence and the Development of the National State in Latin America
522(3)
Nationalism in the Balkans: The Ottoman Empire and the Eastern Question
525(2)
National Unification and the National State, 1848--1871
527(7)
The Unification of Italy
527(2)
The Unification of Germany
529(2)
Nationalism and Reform: The European National State at Mid-Century
531(3)
The Growth of the United States
534(1)
The Emergence of a Canadian Nation
534(1)
Cultural Life: Romanticism and Realism in the Western World
534(5)
The Characteristics of Romanticism
535(3)
A New Age of Science
538(1)
Realism in Literature and Art
539(1)
Conclusion
539(1)
Chapter Notes
540(1)
Suggested Reading
540(2)
The Emergence of Mass Society in the Western World
542(32)
The Growth of Industrial Prosperity
543(5)
New Products and New Patterns
543(1)
Toward a World Economy
544(1)
The Spread of Industrialization
544(1)
Women and Work: New Job Opportunities
545(2)
Organizing the Working Classes
547(1)
The Emergence of Mass Society
548(7)
The New Urban Environment
549(1)
The Social Structure of Mass Society
549(2)
The Experiences of Women
551(2)
Education in an Age of Mass Society
553(2)
Leisure in an Age of Mass Society
555(1)
The National State
555(9)
Tradition and Change in Latin America
556(1)
Political Change in Latin America
556(2)
The Rise of the United States
558(1)
The Growth of Canada
559(1)
Europe
559(2)
International Rivalries and the Winds of War
561(2)
The Ottoman Empire and Nationalism in the Balkans
563(1)
Toward the Modern Consciousness: Intellectual and Cultural Developments
564(8)
A New Physics
564(1)
Sigmund Freud and the Emergence of Psychoanalysis
565(1)
The Impact of Darwin: Social Darwinism and Racism
566(2)
The Culture of Modernity
568(4)
Conclusion
572(1)
Chapter Notes
572(1)
Suggested Reading
573(1)
The High Tide of Imperialism
574(28)
The Spread of Colonial Rule
575(9)
``Opportunity in the Orient'': The Colonial Takeover in Southeast Asia
576(2)
Empire Building in Africa
578(6)
The Colonial System
584(11)
The Philosophy of Colonialism
584(3)
Colonialism in Action
587(8)
The Emergence of Anticolonialism
595(4)
Traditional Resistance: A Precursor to Nationalism
596(3)
Conclusion
599(1)
Chapter Notes
600(1)
Suggested Reading
601(1)
Shadows over the Pacific: East Asia Under Challenge
602(26)
The Decline of the Manchus
603(10)
Opium and Rebellion
603(2)
The Climax of Imperialism in China
605(5)
The Collapse of the Old Order
610(3)
Chinese Society in Transition
613(2)
Daily Life
614(1)
A Rich Country and a Strong State: The Rise of Modern Japan
615(11)
An End to Isolation
616(1)
The Meiji Restoration
617(4)
Joining the Imperialist Club
621(2)
Japanese Culture in Transition
623(1)
The Meiji Restoration: A Revolution from Above
624(2)
Conclusion
626(1)
Chapter Notes
626(1)
Suggested Reading
627(1)
The Beginning of the Twentieth-Century Crisis: War and Revolution
628(30)
The Road to World War I
629(3)
Nationalism and Internal Dissent
629(1)
Militarism
629(1)
The Outbreak of War: Summer 1914
630(2)
The Great War
632(8)
1914--1915: Illusions and Stalemate
632(2)
1916--1917: The Great Slaughter
634(2)
The Widening of the War
636(1)
The Home Front: The Impact of Total War
637(3)
War and Revolution
640(8)
The Russian Revolution
640(4)
The Last Year of the War
644(1)
The Peace Settlement
644(4)
The Futile Search for Stability
648(4)
Uneasy Peace, Uncertain Security
648(1)
The Great Depression
649(2)
The Democratic States
651(1)
Socialism in Soviet Russia
652(1)
In Pursuit of a New Reality: Cultural and Intellectual Trends
652(2)
Nightmares and New Visions
653(1)
Probing the Unconscious
654(1)
Conclusion
654(2)
Chapter Notes
656(1)
Suggested Reading
656(2)
Nationalism, Revolution, and Dictatorship: Africa, Asia, and Latin America from 1919 to 1939
658(26)
The Rise of Nationalism
659(10)
Modern Nationalism
659(1)
Gandhi and the Indian National Congress
660(2)
The Nationalist Revolt in the Middle East
662(5)
Nationalism and Revolution in Asia and Africa
667(2)
Revolution in China
669(5)
Mr. Science and Mr. Democracy: The New Culture Movement
670(2)
The Nanjing Republic
672(2)
``Down with Confucius and Sons'': Economic, Social, and Cultural Change in Republican China
674(1)
Japan Between the Wars
674(4)
Experiment in Democracy
675(1)
A Zaibatsu Economy
676(1)
Shidehara Diplomacy
677(1)
Nationalism and Dictatorship in Latin America
678(3)
The Economy and the United States
678(2)
The Move to Authoritarianism
680(1)
Latin American Culture
680(1)
Conclusion
681(1)
Chapter Notes
682(1)
Suggested Reading
682(2)
The Crisis Deepens: World War II
684(36)
Retreat from Democracy: Dictatorial Regimes
685(7)
The Birth of Fascism
685(1)
Hitler and Nazi Germany
686(4)
The Stalinist Era in the Soviet Union
690(2)
The Rise of Militarism in Japan
692(1)
The Path to War
692(5)
The Path to War in Europe
692(3)
The Path to War in Asia
695(2)
World War II
697(6)
Europe at War
697(2)
Japan at War
699(1)
The Turning Point of the War, 1942--1943
699(3)
The Last Years of the War
702(1)
The New Order
703(5)
The New Order in Europe
703(2)
The Holocaust
705(2)
The New Order in Asia
707(1)
The Home Front
708(3)
Mobilizing the People
708(2)
The Bombing of Cities
710(1)
Aftermath: The Cold War
711(2)
Conclusion
713(1)
Chapter Notes
714(1)
Suggested Reading
715(1)
Reflection: Modern Patterns of World History (1800--1945)
716(4)
Part V Toward A Global Civilization? The World Since 1945
720(167)
In the Grip of the Cold War: The Breakdown of the Yalta System
722(22)
The Collapse of the Grand Alliance
723(5)
The Truman Doctrine and the Marshall Plan
724(1)
Europe Divided
725(3)
Cold War in Asia
728(5)
The Chinese Civil War
728(2)
The Korean War
730(2)
Conflict in Indochina
732(1)
From Confrontation to Coexistence
733(6)
Khrushchev and the Era of Peaceful Coexistence
733(1)
The Cuban Missile Crisis
734(1)
The Sino-Soviet Dispute
735(1)
The Second Indochina War
736(3)
An Era of Equivalence
739(2)
An End to Detente?
740(1)
Countering the Evil Empire
740(1)
Conclusion
741(1)
Chapter Notes
742(1)
Suggested Reading
742(2)
Brave New World: Communism on Trial
744(36)
The Postwar Soviet Union
745(5)
From Stalin to Khrushchev
745(3)
The Brezhnev Years (1964--1982)
748(2)
Ferment in Eastern Europe
750(3)
Culture and Society in the Soviet Bloc
753(4)
Cultural Expression
753(2)
Social Changes in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
755(2)
The Disintegration of the Soviet Empire
757(4)
The Gorbachev Era
757(2)
The New Russia: From Empire to Nation
759(1)
Eastern Europe: From Satellites to Sovereign Nations
760(1)
The East Is Red: China Under Communism
761(8)
New Democracy
761(1)
The Transition to Socialism
762(1)
The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution
763(1)
From Mao to Deng
764(2)
Incident at Tiananmen Square
766(1)
From Marx to Confucius?
766(3)
``Serve the People'': Chinese Society Under Communism
769(3)
The Politics of the Mass Line
769(1)
Economics in Command
769(3)
The Legacy of the Past: Continuity and Change in Chinese Society
772(2)
China's Changing Culture
774(2)
Conclusion
776(2)
Chapter Notes
778(1)
Suggested Reading
778(2)
Europe and the Western Hemisphere Since 1945
780(34)
Recovery and Renewal in Europe
781(7)
Western Europe: The Triumph of Democracy
781(4)
Western Europe: The Move Toward Unity
785(2)
Eastern Europe After Communism
787(1)
Emergence of the Superpower: The United States
788(3)
American Politics and Society Through the Vietnam Era
788(2)
The Shift Rightward After 1973
790(1)
The Development of Canada
791(1)
Democracy, Dictatorship, and Development in Latin America
792(7)
The Threat of Marxist Revolutions
794(2)
Nationalism and the Military: The Examples of Argentina and Brazil
796(2)
The Mexican Way
798(1)
Society and Culture in the Western World
799(12)
The Emergence of a New Society
799(2)
The Permissive Society
801(1)
Women in the Postwar Western World
802(3)
The Growth of Terrorism
805(2)
Guest Workers and Immigrants
807(1)
The Environment and the Green Movements
807(1)
Trends in Art and Literature
807(2)
Advances in Science and Technology
809(1)
The Revival of Religion
810(1)
The Explosion of Popular Culture
811(1)
Conclusion
811(1)
Chapter Notes
812(1)
Suggested Reading
812(2)
Challenges of Nation Building in Africa and the Middle East
814(34)
Uhuru: The Struggle for Independence
815(3)
The Colonial Legacy
815(1)
The Rise of Nationalism
816(2)
The Era of Independence
818(7)
Pan-Africanism and Nationalism: The Destiny of Africa
818(1)
Dream and Reality: Political and Economic Conditions in Contemporary Africa
819(6)
Continuity and Change in Modern African Societies
825(5)
African Women
826(1)
African Culture
827(3)
Gathered at the Beach
830(1)
Crescent of Conflict
830(9)
The Question of Palestine
831(1)
Nasser and Pan-Arabism
832(1)
The Arab-Israeli Dispute
833(3)
Revolution in Iran
836(2)
Crisis in the Gulf
838(1)
Conflict in Afghanistan and Iraq
838(1)
Politics in the Contemporary Middle East
839(5)
The Economics of Oil
839(2)
The Islamic Revival
841(1)
The Role of Women
842(2)
Contemporary Literature and Art in the Middle East
844(1)
Conclusion
845(1)
Chapter Notes
846(1)
Suggested Reading
846(2)
Toward the Pacific Century?
848(39)
South Asia
849(9)
The End of the British Raj
849(1)
Independent India
849(2)
The Land of the Pure: Pakistan Since Independence
851(1)
Poverty and Pluralism in South Asia
852(4)
South Asian Art and Literature Since Independence
856(1)
Gandhi's Vision
857(1)
Southeast Asia
858(6)
The Era of Independent States
858(3)
Regional Conflict and Cooperation: The Rise of ASEAN
861(1)
Daily Life: Town and Country in Contemporary Southeast Asia
862(1)
Cultural Trends
863(1)
A Region in Flux
864(1)
East Asia
864(12)
The Japanese Miracle: The Transformation of Modern Japan
864(6)
The Little Tigers
870(5)
On the Margins of Asia: Postwar Australia and New Zealand
875(1)
Explaining the East Asian Miracle
875(1)
Conclusion
876(1)
Chapter Notes
877(1)
Suggested Reading
877(3)
Reflection: Toward a Global Civilization? The World Since 1945
880(7)
Glossary 887(11)
Pronunciation Guide 898(5)
Credits 903(10)
Index 913


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