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As a global text, WORLD HISTORY examines world civilizations in a comparative context. Students learn to recognize and analyze trends and interconnections across history and civilizations. The Compact Fourth Edition is part of the Wadsworth Advantage Series--offering comprehensive, full-color texts in price conscious formats equal in quality and scholarship. This one-color version of WORLD HISTORY includes 5 four-page full-color map inserts to bring regional events to life. While the Compact Fourth Edition includes fewer photos than the comprehensive text, it offers plenty of resources to make the course visual and exciting for students. In addition, students have free access to the activity- and information-packed Book Companion Web Site that features quizzing, interactive maps and timelines, simulations, and links to readings and primary source materials. WORLD HISTORY is available in the following volume options: Compact Fourth Edition, Comprehensive Version, ISBN: 0534590233. Compact Fourth Edition, Volume I (To 1600) ISBN: 0534590241 (Ch. 1-9). Compact Fourth Edition, Volume II (Since 1500) ISBN: 0495129259 (Ch. 9-17).
Table of Contents
|Emerging Global Interrelations|
|Asia in the Early Modern Era|
|The West: 1600-1800|
|The Modernization of the Western World|
|The Race for Empire and World War I|
|Twentieth-Century Political and Cultural Ferment|
|The Interwar Years, World War II, and the Cold War|
|Global Conflicts During the Cold War: 1945-1989|
|Life in a Multi-Polar World: the Post-Cold War Era|
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