9780534603656

World History Since 1400, Volume 2 (Info Trac Version, Passcode for Web Access)

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    9780534603656

  • ISBN10:

    0534603653

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/20/2003
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

This is Volume II of WORLD HISTORY, Fourth Edition. Noted teachers and scholars William J. Duiker and Jackson J. Spielvogel present a balanced picture of world history, with all respect for the richness and diversity of the tapestry of the human experience. Critically and popularly acclaimed, their comprehensive text balances a global approach with attention to the unique character and development of civilization in divergent parts of the world. The text covers individual civilizations such as China, India, and Europe, with due attention paid to the rise of the West, and provides points of comparison between and among these civilizations. A wealth of primary-source documents, maps, and supplements enhance students' experience with the material. WORLD HISTORY is available in the following volume splits: WORLD HISTORY, Fourth Edition (Chapters 1-29) ISBN: 0534603637; WORLD HISTORY, Volume I: To 1800, Fourth Edition (Contains Chapters 1-17) ISBN: 0534603645; WORLD HISTORY, Volume II: Since 1400, Fourth Edition (Contains Chapters 13-29) ISBN: 0534603653; WORLD HISTORY, To 1400, Fourth Edition (Contains Chapters 1-12) ISBN: 0534603661.

Table of Contents

Part III: THE EMERGENCE OF NEW WORLD PATTERNS (1500-1800)
13. Renewal, Reform, and State Building in Europe
14. New Encounters: The Creation of a World Market
15. The Muslim Empires
16. The East Asian World
17. Europe on the Eve of a New World Order
Part IV: MODERN PATTERNS OF WORLD HISTORY (1800-1945)
18. The Beginnings of Modernization: Industrialization and Nationalism, 1800-1870
19. The Emergence of Mass Society in the Western World
20. The High Tide of Imperialism
21. Shadows over the Pacific: East Asia Under Challenge
22. The Beginning of the Twentieth-Century Crisis: War and Revolution
23. Nationalism, Revolution, and Dictatorship: Africa, Asia, and Latin America from 1919 to 1939
24. The Crisis Deepens: World War II
Part V: TOWARD A GLOBAL CIVILIZATION? THE WORLD SINCE 1945. 25
In the Grip of the Cold War: The Breakdown of the Yalta System
26. Brave New World: The Fall of Communism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
27. Europe and the Western Hemisphere Since 1945
28. Challenges of Nation Building in Africa and the Middle East
29. Toward the Pacific Century? Glossary
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