The Heritage of World Civilizations Since 1500

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-06-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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For undergraduate level World Civilization or World History courses. This comprehensive, accessible survey of world history provides a global and comparative perspective on the events and processes that have shaped our increasingly interdependent world. It combines unusually strong and thorough coverage of Asian, African, Islamic, Western, and American civilization, while highlighting the role of the world's great religious and philosophical traditions.

Table of Contents

The Age of Reformation and Religious Wars
Africa (ca. 1000<196>1800)
Conquest and Exploitation: The Development of the Transatlantic Economy
East Asia in the Late Traditional Era
European State-Building and Worldwide Conflict
European Society Under the Old Regime
The Last Great Islamic Empires (1500<196>1800)
Enlightenment And Revolution In The West
The Age of European Enlightenment
Revolution in the Transatlantic World
Europe and North America 1815<196>1850: Political Reform, Economic Advance, and Social Unrest
Into The Modern World
Political Consolidation in Europe and North America
The Building of European Supremacy: Society and Politics to World War I
The Birth of Contemporary Western Thought
Latin America from Independence to the 1940s
India, The Islamic Heartlands, and Africa: The Encounter with the Modern West (1800<196>1945)
Modern East Asia
Global Conflict And Change
Imperialism and World War I
Depression, European Dictators, and the American New Deal
World War II
The West Since World War II
East Asia in the Late Twentieth Century
The Emerging Nations of Africa, Asia, and Latin America Since 1945
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