9780534571924

World History

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534571924

  • ISBN10:

    0534571921

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/1/2000
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

This comprehensive introduction to world civilizations covers individual civilizations such as China, India, and Europe, and provides points of comparison between and among these civilizations. It offers breadth and accessibility and contains a wealth of primary source documents, beautiful 4-color maps, and many useful supplements.

Table of Contents

Chronologies xv
Maps
xvi
Document Credits xvii
Preface xix
Acknowledgments xxiv
A Note to Students about Language and the Dating of Time xxvi
Themes for Understanding World History xxvii
Part III The Emergence of New World Patterns (1500--1800) 396(190)
New Encounters: The Creation of a World Market
398(28)
Religious Reform and State Building in Europe
426(34)
The Muslim Empires
460(28)
The East Asian World
488(28)
Toward a New Heaven and a New Earth: An Intellectual Revolution in the West
516(28)
Europe on the Eve of a New World Order
544(42)
Part IV Modern Patterns of World History (1800--1945) 586(226)
The Beginnings of Modernization: Industrialization and Nationalism, 1800--1870
588(38)
The Emergence of Mass Society in the Western World
626(36)
The High Tide of Imperialism
662(28)
Shadows over the Pacific: East Asia Under Challenge
690(26)
The Beginning of the Twentieth-Century Crisis: War and Revolution
716(30)
Nationalism, Revolution, and Dictatorship: Africa, Asia, and Latin America from 1919 to 1939
746(26)
The Crisis Deepens: World War II
772(40)
Part V Toward a Global Civilization? The World Since 1945 812(193)
In the Grip of the Cold War: The Breakdown of the Yalta System
814(22)
Brave New World: Communism
836(38)
Europe and the Western Hemisphere Since 1945
874(36)
Challenges of Nation Building in Africa and the Middle East
910(32)
A House Divided: The emergence of Independent States in South and Southeast Asia
942(30)
Toward the Pacific Century? Japan and the Little Tigers
972(33)
Glossary 1005(9)
Pronunciation Guide 1014(5)
Credits 1019(8)
Index 1027

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