9780130340634

Heritage of World Civilizations, The: Volume II, Since 1500, Brief Edition

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    9780130340634

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    0130340634

  • Edition: CD
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-01-01
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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For courses in World History I (to 1500) and World History II (since 1500). Brief yet detailed, this text provides a thoughtful history of human civilizations while maintaining a balance between the Western world and the rest of global civilization. It covers the general intellectual and material history of human societies and cultures that have left some kind of written and/or archeological record behind. The combined edition is organized in a rough chronological order by cultural/ civilization and/or geographical areas.

Table of Contents

PART IV - THE WORLD IN TRANSITION
The Age of Reformation and Religious Wars
225(21)
Africa (ca. 1000-1800)
246(14)
Conquest and Exploitation: The Development of the Transatlantic Economy
260(13)
East Asia in the Late Traditional Era
273(18)
European State-Building and Worldwide Conflict
291(14)
European Society Under the Old Regime
305(12)
The Last Great Islamic Empires (1500-1800)
317(10)
PART V - ENLIGHTENMENT AND REVOLUTION IN THE WEST 327(40)
The Age of European Enlightenment
330(10)
Revolutions in the Transatlantic World
340(15)
Europe, 1815-1850: Political Reform, Economic Advance, and Social Unrest
355(12)
PART VI - INTO THE MODERN WORLD 367(82)
Political Consolidation in Europe and North America
370(12)
The Building of Northern Transatlantic Supremacy: Society and Politics to World War I
382(15)
The Birth of Contemporary Western Thought
397(11)
Latin America: From Independence to the 1940s
408(12)
India, the Islamic Heartlands, and Africa: The Encounter with the Modern West (1800-1945)
420(12)
Modern East Asia
432(17)
PART VII - GLOBAL CONFLICT AND CHANGE 449
Imperialism and World War I
452
Depression, European Dictators, and the American New Deal
465
World War II
478
The West Since World War II
490
East Asia in the Late Twentieth Century
504
The Emerging Nations of Africa, Asia, and Latin America Since 1945
514
Suggested Readings SR-1
Index I-1

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