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Summary

Noted teachers and scholars William J. Duiker and Jackson J. Spielvogel present a balanced, highly readable overview of world history that explores common challenges and experiences that unite the human past and that identify key global patterns over time. Thorough coverage of political, economic, social, religious, intellectual, cultural, and military history has been integrated into a chronologically ordered synthesis to help students gain an appreciation and understanding of the distinctive character and development of individual cultures in society. This edition of WORLD HISTORY continues to take a global approach to world history, with an emphasis on analytical comparisons between and among cultures throughout history. This approach helps students' link events together in a broad comparative and global framework, thereby placing the contemporary world in a more meaningful historical context. WORLD HISTORY is available in the following volume options: WORLD HISTORY, FIFTH EDITION (Chapters 1-29) ISBN: 0495050121; WORLD HISTORY, VOLUME I: TO 1800, FIFTH EDITION (Contains Chapters 1-17) ISBN: 0495050539; WORLD HISTORY, VOLUME II: SINCE 1500, FIFTH EDITION (Contains Chapters 13-29) ISBN: 0495050547; WORLD HISTORY TO 1500, FIFTH EDITION (Contains Chapters 1-12) ISBN: 0495050601.

Table of Contents

Maps
xvi
Chronologies xviii
Documents xix
Preface xxi
Acknowledgments xxvii
A Note to Students on Language 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(159)
The First Civilizations: The Peoples of Western Asia and Egypt
2(35)
The First Humans
3(5)
The Emergence of Homo sapiens
3(1)
The Hunter-Gatherers of the Paleolithic Age
3(2)
The Neolithic Revolution, c. 10,000--4,000 B.C.E
5(3)
The Emergence of Civilization
8(1)
Early Civilizations Around the World
9(1)
Causes of Civilization
9(1)
Civilization in Mesopotamia
9(7)
The City-States of Ancient Mesopotamia
10(1)
Empires in Ancient Mesopotamia
11(3)
The Culture of Mesopotamia
14(2)
Egyptian Civilization: ``The Gift of the Nile''
16(7)
The Impact of Geography
17(1)
The Old and Middle Kingdoms
18(1)
Society and Economy in Ancient Egypt
19(1)
The Culture of Egypt
20(1)
Chaos and a New Order: The New Kingdom
21(1)
Daily Life in Ancient Egypt: Family and Marriage
22(1)
New Centers of Civilization
23(5)
The Impact of the Indo-Europeans
24(1)
The Phoenicians
24(1)
The Hebrews: The ``Children of Israel''
25(3)
The Rise of New Empires
28(9)
The Assyrian Empire
29(2)
The Persian Empire
31(2)
Conclusion
33(1)
Chapter Notes
34(1)
Suggested Reading
34(3)
Ancient India
37(27)
The Emergence of Civilization in India: Harappan Society
38(4)
A Land of Diversity
38(1)
Harappan Civilization: A Fascinating Enigma
38(4)
A Lost Civilization?
42(1)
The Arrival of the Aryans
42(7)
The Early Aryans
42(1)
The Mauryan Empire
43(2)
Caste and Class: Social Structures in Ancient India
45(2)
Daily Life in Ancient India
47(1)
The Economy
48(1)
Escaping the Wheel of Life: The Religious World of Ancient India
49(7)
Hinduism
49(3)
Buddhism: The Middle Path
52(4)
The Rule of the Fishes: India After the Mauryas
56(1)
The Exuberant World of Indian Culture
57(7)
Literature
57(1)
Architecture and Sculpture
58(3)
Science
61(1)
Conclusion
61(1)
Chapter Notes
62(1)
Suggested Reading
62(2)
China in Antiquity
64(31)
The Dawn of Chinese Civilization
65(5)
The Land and People of China
65(2)
The Shang Dynasty
67(3)
The Zhou Dynasty
70(7)
Political Structures
70(2)
Economy and Society
72(1)
The Hundred Schools of Ancient Philosophy
73(4)
The Rise of the Chinese Empire: The Qin and the Han
77(7)
The Qin Dynasty (221-206 B.C.E)
78(3)
The Glorious Han Dynasty (202 B.C.E--221 C.E)
81(3)
Daily Life in Ancient China
84(3)
The Role of the Family
85(1)
Lifestyles
86(1)
Cities
87(1)
The Humble Estate: Women in Ancient China
87(1)
Chinese Culture
87(8)
Metalwork and Sculpture
87(2)
Language and Literature
89(2)
Music
91(1)
Conclusion
92(1)
Chapter Notes
93(1)
Suggested Reading
94(1)
The Civilization of the Greeks
95(31)
Early Greece
96(4)
Minoan Crete
96(1)
The First Greek State: Mycenae
97(1)
The Greeks in a Dark Age (c. 1100-c. 750 B.C.E)
98(2)
The Greek City-States (c.750--c. 500 B.C.E)
100(5)
The Polis
100(1)
Colonization and the Growth of Trade
101(1)
Tyranny and the Greek Polis
102(1)
Sparta
102(2)
Athens
104(1)
The High Point of Greek Civilization: Classical Greece
105(9)
The Challenge of Persia
105(1)
The Growth of an Athenian Empire in the Age of Pericles
106(1)
The Great Peloponnesian War and the Decline of the Greek States
107(1)
The Culture of Classical Greece
108(4)
Greek Religion
112(1)
Daily Life in Classical Athens
113(1)
The Rise of Macedonia and the Conquests of Alexander
114(3)
Alexander the Great
114(3)
The World of the Hellenistic Kingdoms
117(9)
Hellenistic Monarchies
117(1)
Political Institutions
117(1)
Hellenistic Cities
118(1)
The Importance of Trade
118(1)
Social Life: New Opportunities for Women
119(1)
Culture in the Hellenistic World
119(4)
Conclusion
123(1)
Chapter Notes
123(1)
Suggested Reading
124(2)
The World of the Romans
126(34)
Early Rome and the Republic
127(9)
Early Rome
127(1)
The Roman Republic
128(3)
The Roman Conquest of the Mediterranean (264--133 B.C.E)
131(2)
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Republic (133--31 B.C.E)
133(3)
The Roman Empire at Its Height
136(12)
The Age of Augustus (31 B.C.E--14 C.E)
136(2)
The Early Empire (14--180)
138(2)
Culture and Society in the Roman World
140(8)
Crisis and the Late Empire
148(2)
Crises in the Third Century
148(1)
The Late Roman Empire
149(1)
Transformation of the Roman World: The Development of Christianity
150(4)
The Religious World of the Romans
150(1)
The Jewish Background
150(1)
The Rise of Christianity
151(3)
The Triumph of Christianity
154(1)
Comparison of the Roman and Han Empires
154(6)
Conclusion
156(1)
Chapter Notes
156(1)
Suggested Reading
157(3)
Part II New Patterns of Civilization
160(200)
The Americas
162(25)
The Peopling of the Americas
163(1)
The First Americans
163(1)
Early Civilizations in Central America
163(13)
Teotihuacan: America's First Metropolis
165(1)
The Maya
166(5)
The Aztecs
171(5)
The First Civilizations in South America
176(6)
Chavin de Huantar
177(1)
Moche
177(1)
The Inka
178(4)
Stateless Societies in the New World
182(5)
The Eastern Woodlands
182(1)
Cahokia
182(1)
The ``Ancient Ones'': The Anasazi
183(1)
South America: The Arawak
184(1)
Conclusion
184(1)
Chapter Notes
185(1)
Suggested Reading
185(2)
Islam and Byzantium
187(29)
The Rise of Islam
188(3)
The Role of Muhammad
188(1)
The Teachings of Muhammad
189(2)
The Arab Empire and Its Successors
191(6)
Creation of an Empire
191(1)
The Rise of the Ummayads
192(1)
The Abbasids
193(2)
The Seljuk Turks
195(1)
The Crusades
196(1)
The Mongols
197(1)
Islamic Civilization
197(10)
The Wealth of Araby: Trade and Cities in the Middle East
197(2)
Islamic Society
199(1)
The Culture of Islam
200(7)
The Byzantine Empire
207(9)
The Reign of Justinian (527--565)
207(3)
From Eastern Roman to Byzantine Empire
210(1)
The Zenith of Byzantine Civilization
211(1)
New Challenges to the Byzantine Empire
212(1)
Impact of the Crusades
213(1)
Conclusion
213(1)
Chapter Notes
214(1)
Suggested Reading
214(2)
Early Civilizations in Africa
216(25)
The Emergence of Civilization
217(6)
The Land
217(1)
Kush
217(1)
Axum, Son of Saba
218(1)
The Sahara and Its Environs
219(3)
East Africa
222(1)
The Coming of Islam
223(7)
African Religious Beliefs Before Islam
224(1)
The Arabs in North Africa
224(1)
The Kingdom of Ethiopia: A Christian Island in a Muslim Sea
225(1)
East Africa: The Land of Zanj
225(1)
The States of West Africa
226(4)
States and Stateless Societies in Central and Southern Africa
230(1)
The Congo River Valley
230(1)
Zimbabwe
230(1)
Southern Africa
230(1)
African Society
231(3)
Urban Life
231(1)
Village Life
232(1)
The Role of Women
232(1)
Slavery
233(1)
African Culture
234(7)
Painting and Sculpture
234(1)
Music
235(1)
Architecture
235(1)
Literature
236(3)
Conclusion
239(1)
Chapter Notes
240(1)
Suggested Reading
240(1)
The Expansion of Civilization in Southern Asia
241(28)
The Silk Road
242(2)
India After the Mauryas
244(3)
The Gupta Dynasty: A New Golden Age?
244(1)
The Transformation of Buddhism
244(3)
The Decline of Buddhism in India
247(1)
The Arrival of Islam
247(3)
The Arrival of Mahmud of Ghazni
247(1)
The Delhi Sultanate
248(1)
Tamerlane
249(1)
Society and Culture
250(8)
Religion
250(3)
Economy and Daily Life
253(1)
The Wonder of Indian Culture
254(4)
The Golden Region: Early Southeast Asia
258(11)
Paddy Fields and Spices: The States of Southeast Asia
259(3)
Daily Life
262(2)
World of the Spirits: Religious Belief
264(2)
Conclusion
266(2)
Chapter Notes
268(1)
Suggested Reading
268(1)
The Flowering of Traditional China
269(29)
China After the Han
270(1)
China Reunified: The Sui, the Tang, and the Song
271(12)
The Sui Dynasty
271(1)
The Tang Dynasty
272(2)
The Song Dynasty
274(1)
Political Structures: The Triumph of Confucianism
274(3)
The Economy
277(5)
Society in Traditional China
282(1)
Explosion in Central Asia: The Mongol Empire
283(3)
The Creation of the Mongol Empire
283(1)
Mongol Rule in China
283(2)
From the Yuan to the Ming
285(1)
The Ming Dynasty
286(1)
The Voyage of Zhenghe
286(1)
An Inward Turn
286(1)
In Search of the Way
287(4)
The Rise and Decline of Buddhism and Daoism
287(2)
Neo-Confucianism: The Investigation of Things
289(2)
The Apogee of Chinese Culture
291(7)
Literature
291(2)
Art
293(3)
Conclusion
296(1)
Chapter Notes
297(1)
Suggested Reading
297(1)
The East Asian Rimlands: Early Japan, Korea, and Vietnam
298(25)
Japan: Land of the Rising Sun
299(15)
A Gift from the Gods: Prehistoric Japan
300(1)
The Rise of the Japanese State
301(4)
Economic and Social Structures
305(4)
In Search of the Pure Land: Religion in Early Japan
309(1)
Sources of Traditional Japanese Culture
310(4)
Japan and the Chinese Model
314(1)
Korea: Bridge to the East
314(3)
The Three Kingdoms
315(1)
The Rise of the Koryo Dynasty
316(1)
Under the Mongols
316(1)
Vietnam: The Smaller Dragon
317(6)
The Rise of Great Viet
317(3)
Society and Family Life
320(1)
Conclusion
320(1)
Chapter Notes
321(1)
Suggested Reading
321(2)
The Making of Europe
323(37)
The Emergence of Europe in the Early Middle Ages
324(7)
The New Germanic Kingdoms
324(1)
The Role of the Christian Church
324(2)
Charlemagne and the Carolingians
326(1)
The World of Lords and Vassals
326(5)
Europe in the High Middle Ages
331(12)
Land and People
331(1)
The New World of Trade and Cities
332(3)
Evolution of the European Kingdoms
335(4)
Christianity and Medieval Civilization
339(2)
The Culture of the High Middle Ages
341(2)
Medieval Europe and the World
343(2)
The First Crusades
344(1)
The Later Crusades
344(1)
The Crises of the Late Middle Ages
345(6)
The Black Death
345(2)
Economic Dislocation and Social Upheaval
347(1)
Political Instability
348(1)
The Decline of the Church
349(2)
Recovery: The Renaissance
351(9)
The Intellectual Renaissance
351(1)
The Artistic Renaissance
351(2)
The State in the Renaissance
353(2)
Conclusion
355(1)
Chapter Notes
356(1)
Suggested Reading
356(4)
Part III The Emergence of New World Patterns (1500--1800)
360(150)
New Encounters: The Creation of a World Market
362(30)
An Age of Exploration and Expansion
363(3)
Islam and the Spice Trade
363(1)
A New Player: Europe
363(3)
The Portuguese Maritime Empire
366(3)
The Portuguese in India
366(2)
The Search for Spices
368(1)
Spanish Conquests in the ``New World''
369(2)
The Voyages
369(1)
The Conquests
370(1)
Governing the Spanish Empire
370(1)
The Impact of European Expansion
371(6)
New Rivals
374(3)
Africa in Transition
377(6)
The Portuguese in Africa
377(1)
The Dutch in South Africa
378(1)
The Kingdom of Songhai
378(1)
The Slave Trade
378(5)
Political and Social Structures in a Changing Continent
383(1)
Southeast Asia in the Era of the Spice Trade
383(9)
The Arrival of the West
384(1)
State and Society in Precolonial Southeast Asia
385(4)
Conclusion
389(1)
Chapter Notes
390(1)
Suggested Reading
391(1)
Europe Transformed: Reform and State Building
392(27)
The Reformation of the Sixteenth Century
393(9)
Background of the Reformation
394
Martin Luther and the Reformation in Germany
295(102)
The Spread of the Protestant Reformation
397(2)
The Social Impact of the Protestant Reformation
399
The Catholic Reformation
349(53)
Europe in Crisis, 1560--1650
402(5)
Politics and the Wars of Religion in the Sixteenth Century
402(2)
Economic and Social Crises
404(2)
Seventeenth-Century Crises: Revolution and War
406(1)
Response to Crises: The Practice of Absolutism
407(5)
France Under Louis XIV
408(2)
Absolutism in Central and Eastern Europe
410(2)
England and Limited Monarchy
412(1)
Conflict Between King and Parliament
412(1)
Civil War and Commonwealth
412(1)
Restoration and a Glorious Revolution
412(1)
The Flourishing of European Culture
413(6)
Art: The Baroque
413(2)
Art: Dutch Realism
415(1)
A Golden Age of Literature in England
415(2)
Conclusion
417(1)
Chapter Notes
418(1)
Suggested Reading
418(1)
The Muslim Empires
419(29)
The Ottoman Empire
420(10)
The Rise of the Ottoman Turks
420(1)
Expansion of the Empire
421(4)
The Nature of Turkish Rule
425(2)
Religion and Society in the Ottoman World
427(1)
The Ottomans in Decline
428(1)
Ottoman Art
428(2)
The Safavids
430(4)
The Rise of the Safavids
430(1)
Decline of the Dynasty
430(1)
Safavid Politics and Society
431(2)
Safavid Art and Literature
433(1)
The Grandeur of the Mughals
434(14)
The Mughal Dynasty: A ``Gunpowder Empire''?
434(1)
Akbar and Indo-Muslim Civilization
435(2)
Twilight of the Mughals
437(2)
The Impact of Western Power in India
439(2)
Society Under the Mughals
441(1)
Mughal Culture
442(3)
Conclusion
445(1)
Chapter Notes
445(1)
Suggested Reading
445(3)
The East Asian World
448(28)
China at Its Apex
449(7)
From the Ming to the Qing
449(2)
The Greatness of the Qing
451(5)
Changing China
456(6)
The Population Explosion
456(2)
Seeds of Industrialization
458(1)
Daily Life in Qing China
459(2)
Cultural Developments
461(1)
Tokugawa Japan
462(10)
The Three Great Unifiers
462(1)
Opening to the West
463(3)
The Tokugawa ``Great Peace''
466(2)
Life in the Village
468(1)
Tokugawa Culture
469(3)
Korea: The Hermit Kingdom
472(4)
Conclusion
473(1)
Chapter Notes
474(1)
Suggested Reading
474(2)
The West on the Eve of a New World Order
476(34)
Toward a New Heaven and a New Earth: An Intellectual Revolution in the West
477(9)
The Scientific Revolution
477(2)
Background to the Enlightenment
479(1)
The Philosophes and Their Ideas
480(4)
Culture in an Enlightened Age
484(2)
Economic Changes and the Social Order
486(2)
New Economic Patterns
486(1)
European Society in the Eighteenth Century
486(2)
Colonial Empires and Revolution in the Western Hemisphere
488(4)
The Society of Latin America
488(2)
British North America
490(2)
Toward a New Political Order and Global Conflict
492(3)
Prussia: The Army and the Bureaucracy
492(1)
The Austrian Empire of the Habsburgs
492(1)
Russia Under Catherine the Great
492(1)
Enlightened Absolutism Reconsidered
493(1)
Changing Patterns of War: Global Confrontation
494(1)
The French Revolution
495(6)
Background to the French Revolution
495(1)
From Estates-General to National Assembly
496(1)
Destruction of the Old Regime
496(1)
The Radical Revolution
497(4)
Reaction and the Directory
501(1)
The Age of Napoleon
501(9)
Domestic Policies
501(1)
Napoleon's Empire
502(3)
Conclusion
505(1)
Chapter Notes
505(1)
Suggested Reading
505(5)
Part IV Modern Patterns of World History (1800--1945)
510(210)
The Beginnings of Modernization: Industrialization and Nationalism, 1800--1870
512(29)
The Industrial Revolution and Its Impact
513(9)
The Industrial Revolution in Great Britain
513(2)
The Spread of Industrialization
515(2)
Limiting the Spread of Industrialization to the Rest of the World
517(1)
Social Impact of the Industrial Revolution
518(4)
Reaction and Revolution: The Growth of Nationalism
522(8)
Forces for Change
523(1)
The Revolutions of 1848
523(2)
Independence and the Development of the National State in Latin America
525(3)
Nationalism in the Balkans: The Ottoman Empire and the Eastern Question
528(2)
National Unification and the National State, 1848--1871
530(5)
The Unification of Italy
530(1)
The Unification of Germany
530(2)
Nationalism and Reform: The European National State at Mid-Century
532(2)
The Growth of the United States
534(1)
The Emergence of a Canadian Nation
535(1)
Cultural Life: Romanticism and Realism in the Western World
535(6)
The Characteristics of Romanticism
535(1)
A New Age of Science
536(1)
Realism in Literature and Art
537(2)
Conclusion
539(1)
Chapter Notes
539(1)
Suggested Reading
539(2)
The Emergence of Mass Society in the Western World
541(30)
The Growth of Industrial Prosperity
542(5)
New Products
542(1)
New Patterns
543(1)
Toward a World Economy
544(1)
The Spread of Industrialization
544(1)
Women and Work: New Job Opportunities
544(1)
Organizing the Working Classes
544(3)
The Emergence of Mass Society
547(7)
The New Urban Environment
547(2)
The Social Structure of Mass Society
549(1)
The Experiences of Women
550(1)
Education in an Age of Mass Society
551(2)
Leisure in an Age of Mass Society
553(1)
The National State
554(7)
Tradition and Change in Latin America
554(1)
Political Change in Latin America
554(1)
The Rise of the United States
555(1)
The Growth of Canada
556(1)
The National State in Europe
557(2)
International Rivalries and the Winds of War
559(1)
The Ottoman Empire and Nationalism in the Balkans
560(1)
Toward the Modern Consciousness: Intellectual and Cultural Developments
561(10)
A New Physics
561(1)
Sigmund Freud and Psychoanalysis
562(1)
Social Darwinism and Racism
563(3)
The Culture of Modernity
566(2)
Conclusion
568(1)
Chapter Notes
569(1)
Suggested Reading
569(2)
The High Tide of Imperialism
571(28)
The Spread of Colonial Rule
572(9)
The Motives
572(1)
The Tactics
572(1)
``Opportunity in the Orient'': The Colonial Takeover in Southeast Asia
573(1)
Empire Building in Africa
574(7)
The Colonial System
581(11)
The Philosophy of Colonialism
581(1)
India Under the British Raj
582(2)
Colonial Regimes in Southeast Asia
584(4)
Colonialism in Africa
588(4)
The Emergence of Anticolonialism
592(7)
Stirrings of Nationhood
592(1)
Traditional Resistance: A Precursor to Nationalism
593(3)
Conclusion
596(2)
Chapter Notes
598(1)
Suggested Reading
598(1)
Shadows over the Pacific: East Asia Under Challenge
599(27)
The Decline of the Manchus
600(10)
Opium and Rebellion
600(3)
Efforts at Reform
603(1)
The Climax of Imperialism
604(3)
Collapse of the Old Order
607(3)
Chinese Society in Transition
610(3)
Obstacles to Industrialization
610(1)
The Impact of Imperialism
610(2)
Daily Life
612(1)
A Rich Country and a Strong State: The Rise of Modern Japan
613(13)
An End to Isolation
613(1)
The Meiji Restoration
614(3)
Joining the Imperialist Club
617(3)
Japanese Culture in Transition
620(1)
The Meiji Restoration: A Revolution from Above
621(3)
Conclusion
624(1)
Chapter Notes
625(1)
Suggested Reading
625(1)
The Beginning of the Twentieth-Century Crisis: War and Revolution
626(30)
The Road to World War I
627(3)
Nationalism and Internal Dissent
627(1)
Militarism
627(1)
The Outbreak of War: Summer 1914
627(3)
The Great War
630(8)
1914--1915: Illusions and Stalemate
630(2)
1916--1917: The Great Slaughter
632(2)
The Widening of the War
634(2)
The Home Front: The Impact of Total War
636(2)
War and Revolution
638(8)
The Russian Revolution
638(4)
The Last Year of the War
642(1)
The Peace Settlement
643(3)
The Futile Search for Stability
646(4)
Uneasy Peace, Uncertain Security
646(1)
The Great Depression
646(1)
The Democratic States
647(2)
Socialism in Soviet Russia
649(1)
In Pursuit of a New Reality: Cultural and Intellectual Trends
650(6)
Nightmares and New Visions
651(2)
Probing the Unconscious
653(1)
Conclusion
653(1)
Chapter Notes
654(1)
Suggested Reading
654(2)
Nationalism, Revolution, and Dictatorship: Africa, Asia, and Latin America from 1919 to 1939
656(28)
The Rise of Nationalism
657(10)
Modern Nationalism
657(1)
Gandhi and the Indian National Congress
658(2)
The Nationalist Revolt in the Middle East
660(5)
Nationalism and Revolution in Asia and Africa
665(2)
Revolution in China
667(8)
Mr. Science and Mr. Democracy: The New Culture Movement
668(1)
The Nationalist-Communist Alliance
669(1)
The Nanjing Republic
670(3)
``Down with Confucius and Sons'': Economic, Social, and Cultural Change in Republican China
673(2)
Japan Between the Wars
675(2)
Experiment in Democracy
675(1)
A Zaibatsu Economy
676(1)
Shidehara Diplomacy
677(1)
Nationalism and Dictatorship in Latin America
677(7)
The Economy and the United States
678(1)
The Move to Authoritarianism
679(1)
Latin American Culture
680(1)
Conclusion
681(1)
Chapter Notes
682(1)
Suggested Reading
683(1)
The Crisis Deepens: World War II
684(36)
Retreat from Democracy: Dictatorial Regimes
685(6)
The Birth of Fascism
685(1)
Hitler and Nazi Germany
686(4)
The Stalinist Era in the Soviet Union
690(1)
The Rise of Militarism in Japan
691(1)
The Path to War
691(5)
The Path to War in Europe
692(2)
The Path to War in Asia
694(2)
World War II
696(6)
Europe at War
696(2)
Japan at War
698(1)
The Turning Point of the War, 1942--1943
698(3)
The Last Years of the War
701(1)
The New Order
702(5)
The New Order in Europe
702(2)
The Holocaust
704(1)
The New Order in Asia
705(2)
The Home Front
707(5)
Mobilizing the People
708(1)
The Bombing of Cities
708(4)
Aftermath: Toward the Cold War
712(8)
The Yalta Conference
712(1)
The Potsdam Conference
713(1)
Conclusion
714(2)
Chapter Notes
716(1)
Suggested Reading
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(28)
The Collapse of the Grand Alliance
723(5)
Soviet Domination of Eastern Europe
723(1)
Descent of the Iron Curtain
723(1)
The Truman Doctrine
724(1)
The Marshall Plan
724(1)
Europe Divided
725(3)
Cold War in Asia
728(5)
The Chinese Civil War
728(2)
The New China
730(1)
The Korean War
731(1)
Conflict in Indochina
732(1)
From Confrontation to Coexistence
733(9)
Ferment in Eastern Europe
733(2)
Rivalry in the Third World
735(2)
The Sino-Soviet Dispute
737(1)
The Second Indochina War
738(4)
An Era of Equivalence
742(8)
The Brezhnev Doctrine
743(1)
An Era of Detente
744(1)
Renewed Tensions in the Third World
745(1)
Countering the Evil Empire
745(2)
Conclusion
747(1)
Chapter Notes
747(1)
Suggested Reading
748(2)
Brave New World: Communism on Trial
750(33)
The Postwar Soviet Union
751(8)
From Stalin to Khrushchev
751(2)
The Brezhnev Years (1964--1982)
753(4)
Cultural Expression in the Soviet Bloc
757(1)
Social Changes in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
758(1)
The Disintegration of the Soviet Empire
759(6)
The Gorbachev Era
760(2)
The New Russia: From Empire to Nation
762(2)
Eastern Europe: From Satellites to Sovereign Nations
764(1)
The East Is Red: China Under Communism
765(8)
New Democracy
765(1)
The Transition to Socialism
766(1)
The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution
767(1)
From Mao to Deng
768(1)
Incident at Tiananmen Square
769(2)
From Marx to Confucius?
771(2)
``Serve the People'': Chinese Society Under Communism
773(10)
Economics in Command
773(3)
Social Problems
776(1)
China's Changing Culture
777(3)
Conclusion
780(1)
Chapter Notes
780(1)
Suggested Reading
780(3)
Europe and the Western Hemisphere Since 1945
783(32)
Recovery and Renewal in Europe
784(5)
Western Europe: The Triumph of Democracy
784(2)
Eastern Europe After Communism
786(3)
The Unification of Europe
789(1)
Emergence of the Superpower: The United States
789(4)
American Politics and Society Through the Vietnam Era
790(1)
The Shift Rightward After 1973
791(2)
The Development of Canada
793(1)
Latin America Since 1945
794(6)
The Threat of Marxist Revolutions
795(2)
Nationalism and the Military: The Examples of Argentina and Brazil
797(2)
The Mexican Way
799(1)
Society and Culture in the Western World
800(15)
The Emergence of a New Society
800(1)
The Permissive Society
801(1)
Women in the Postwar Western World
801(4)
The Growth of Terrorism
805(1)
Guest Workers and Immigrants
806(1)
The Environment and the Green Movements
807(1)
Western Culture Since 1945
807(1)
Trends in Art
808(1)
The World of Science and Technology
809(1)
Varieties of Religious Life
810(2)
The Explosion of Popular Culture
812(1)
Conclusion
812(1)
Chapter Notes
812(1)
Suggested Reading
813(2)
Challenges of Nation-Building in Africa and the Middle East
815(36)
Uhuru: The Struggle for Independence in Africa
816(2)
The Colonial Legacy
816(1)
The Rise of Nationalism
817(1)
The Era of Independence
818(8)
Pan-Africanism and Nationalism: The Destiny of Africa
818(1)
Dream and Reality: Political and Economic Conditions in Independent Africa
819(1)
The Search for Solutions
819(7)
Continuity and Change in Modern African Societies
826(5)
Education
826(1)
Rural Life
827(1)
African Women
827(2)
African Culture
829(2)
Gathered at the Beach
831(1)
Crescent of Conflict
831(9)
The Question of Palestine
832(1)
Nasser and Pan-Arabism
833(1)
The Arab-Israeli Dispute
834(3)
Revolution in Iran
837(1)
Crisis in the Gulf
838(1)
Conflict in Afghanistan and Iraq
839(1)
Society and Culture in the Contemporary Middle East
840(11)
Varieties of Government
840(1)
The Economics of Oil
840(2)
The Islamic Revival
842(3)
The Role of Women
845(1)
Literature and Art
846(2)
Conclusion
848(1)
Chapter Notes
848(1)
Suggested Reading
849(2)
Toward the Pacific Century?
851(36)
South Asia
852(9)
The End of the British Raj
852(1)
Independent India
852(3)
The Land of the Pure: Pakistan Since Independence
855(1)
Poverty and Pluralism in South Asia
856(3)
South Asian Art and Literature Since Independence
859(2)
Gandhi's Vision
861(1)
Southeast Asia
861(7)
The Era of Independent States
861(4)
Regional Conflict and Cooperation: The Rise of ASEAN
865(1)
Daily Life: Town and Country in Contemporary Southeast Asia
866(1)
Cultural Trends
867(1)
A Region in Flux
867(1)
East Asia
868(19)
The Japanese Miracle: The Transformation of Modern Japan
868(6)
The Little Tigers
874(4)
On the Margins of Asia: Postwar Australia and New Zealand
878(1)
Explaining the East Asian Miracle
879(1)
Conclusion
880(1)
Chapter Notes
881(1)
Suggested Reading
881(6)
Glossary 887(12)
Pronunciation Guide 899(11)
Credits 910(13)
Index 923


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