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Patterns of World History, Volume Two: From 1400, with Sources

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  • Copyright: 2020-10-20
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Presented in two volumes for maximum flexibility, Patterns of World History with Sources, Fourth Edition, offers a distinct framework for understanding the global past through the study of origins, interactions, and adaptations. The authors examine the full range of human ingenuity over time and space in a comprehensive, evenhanded, and critical fashion. They offer a distinct intellectual framework for the role of innovation and historical change through patterns of origins, interactions, and adaptations. Each chapter ends with four to six primary sources, both textual and visual.

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Author Biography

Peter von Sivers is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Utah.

Charles A. Desnoyers is Professor of History at La Salle University.

George B. Stow is Professor of History and Director of the Graduate Program in History at La Salle University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 15. The Rise of Empires in the Americas, 600-1550 CE
The Legacy of Teotihuac?n and the Toltecs in Mesoamerica
Militarism in the Mexican Basin
Late Maya States in Yucat?n
The Legacy of Tiwanaku and Wari in the Andes
The Expanding State of Tiwanaku
The Expanding City-State of Wari
American Empires: Aztec and Inca Origins and Dominance
The Aztec Empire of Mesoamerica
The Inca Empire of the Andes
Imperial Society and Culture
Imperial Capitals: Tenochtitl?n and Cuzco
Power and Its Cultural Expressions
Putting It All Together
PATTERNS OF EVIDENCE: Sources for Chapter 15
15.1- Skeletons in a Wari royal tomb site, El Castillo de Huarmey, Peru
15.2- Ahuitzotl, Eighth King (Tlatloani) of the Aztec Empire
15.3- Bernal D?az, The Conquest of New Spain
15.4- Pedro Cieza de Le?n on Incan roads

Chapter 16. Western Christian Overseas Expansion and the Ottoman-Habsburg Struggle, 1450-1650
The Muslim-Christian Competition in the East and West, 1450-1600
Iberian Christian Expansion, 1415-1498
Rise of the Ottomans and Struggle with the Habsburgs for Dominance, 1300-1609
The Centralizing State: Origins and Interactions
State Transformation, Money, and Firearms
Imperial Courts, Urban Festivities, and the Arts
The Ottoman Empire: Palaces, Festivities, and the Arts
The Spanish Habsburg Empire: Popular Festivities and the Arts
Putting It All Together
PATTERNS OF EVIDENCE: Sources for Chapter 16
16.1- Columbus reports on his first voyage, 1493
16.2- Christopher Columbus, The Book of Prophecies
16.3- Thomas the Eparch and Joshua Diplovatatzes, "The Fall of Constantinople"
16.4-Evliya ?elebi, "A Procession of Artisans at Istanbul"
16.5-Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq, "The Court of Suleiman the Magnificent"

Chapter 17. The Renaissance, New Sciences, and Religious Wars in Europe, 1450-1750
Cultural Transformations: Renaissance, Baroque, and New Sciences
The Renaissance and Baroque Arts
The New Sciences
The New Sciences and Their Social Impact
The New Sciences: Philosophical Interpretations
Centralizing States and Religious Upheavals
The Rise of Centralized Kingdoms
The Protestant Reformation, State Churches, and Independent Congregations
Religious Wars and Political Restoration
Putting It All Together
PATTERNS OF EVIDENCE: Sources for Chapter 17
17.1- Examination of Lady Jane Grey, London
17.2- Emilie du Ch?telet, Discourse on Happiness
17.3- Sebastian Castellio, Concerning Whether Heretics Should Be Persecuted
17.4- Duc de Saint-Simon, "The Daily Habits of Louis XIV at Versailles"
17.5- Giorgio Vasari, The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti
17.6- Galileo Galilei, Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina de' Medici

18. New Patterns in New Worlds, Colonialism and Indigenous Responses in the Americas, 1500-1800
The Colonial Americas: Europe's Warm-Weather Extension
The Conquest of Mexico and Peru
The Establishment of Colonial Institutions
The Making of American Societies: Origins and Transformations
Exploitation of Mineral and Tropical Resources
Social Strata, Castes, and Ethnic Groups
The Adaptation of the Americas to European Culture
Putting It All Together
PATTERNS OF EVIDENCE: Sources for Chapter 18
18.1- Scandal at the Church: Jos? de ?lfaro Accuses Do?a Theresa Bravo and Others of Insulting and Beating His Castiza Wife, Jos?fa Cadena (Mexico, 1782)
18.2- Marina de San Miguel's Confessions before the Inquisition, Mexico City
18.3- Nahuatl Land Sale Documents, Mexico

Chapter 19. African Kingdoms, the Atlantic Slave Trade, and the Origins of Black America, 1450-1800
African States and the Slave Trade
The End of Empires in the North and the Rise of States in the Center
Portugal's Explorations along the African Coast and Contacts with Ethiopia
Coastal Africa and the Atlantic Slave Trade
American Plantation Slavery and Atlantic Mercantilism
The Special Case of Plantation Slavery in the Americas
Slavery in British North America
The Fatal Triangle: The Economic Patterns of the Atlantic Slave Trade
Culture and Identity in the African Diaspora
A New Society: Creolization of the Early Atlantic World
Putting It All Together
PATTERNS OF EVIDENCE: Sources for Chapter 19
19.1- Abd al-Rahman al-Saadi on the scholars of Timbuktu
19.2- Letter of Nzinga Mbemba (Afonso I) of Kongo to the King of Portugal
19.3- Documents concerning the slave ship Sally, Rhode Island
19.4- The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano
19.5- Casta paintings, Mexico

Chapter 20. The Mughal Empire, Muslim Rulers and Hindu Subjects, 1400-1750
History and Political Life of the Mughals
From Samarkand to Hindustan
The Summer and Autumn of Empire
Administration, Society, and Economy
Mansabdars and Bureaucracy
The Mughals and Their Early Modern Economy
Society, Family, and Gender
Science, Religion, and the Arts
Science and Technology
Religion: In Search of Balance
Literature and Art
Putting It All Together
PATTERNS OF EVIDENCE: Sources for Chapter 20
20.1- Babur, The Baburnama
20.2- Muhammad Dara Shikuh, The Mingling Of Two Oceans
20.3- Edicts of Aurangzeb
20.4- Mughal Emerald Box

Chapter 21. Regulating the "Inner" and "Outer" Domains, China and Japan, 1500-1800
Late Ming and Qing China to 1750
From Expansion to Exclusion
The Spring and Summer of Power: The Qing to 1750
Village and Family Life
Science, Culture, and Intellectual Life
The Long War and Longer Peace: Japan, 1450-1750
The Struggle for Unification
The Tokugawa Bakufu to 1750
Growth and Stagnation: Economy and Society
Hothousing "Japaneseness": Culture, Science, and Intellectual Life
Putting It All Together
PATTERNS OF EVIDENCE: Sources for Chapter 21
21.1- Matteo Ricci, China in the Sixteenth Century
21.2- Macartney's Observations on China and possibilities for British commerce (excerpts)
21.3- Emperor Qianlong's Imperial Edict to King George III
21.4- Honda Toshiaki, "Secret Plan for Managing the Country"

Chapter 22. Patterns of Nation-States and Culture in the Atlantic World, 1750-1871
Origins of the Nation-State, 1750-1815
The American, French, and Haitian Revolutions
Enlightenment Culture: Radicalism and Moderation
The Enlightenment and Its Many Expressions
The Other Enlightenment: The Ideology of Ethnic Nationalism
The Growth of the Nation-State, 1815-1871
Restoration Monarchies, 1815-1848
Nation-State Building in Anglo-America, 1783-1900
Romanticism and Realism: Philosophical and Artistic Expression to 1850
Putting It All Together
PATTERNS OF EVIDENCE: Sources for Chapter 22
22.1- Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen
22.2- Olympe de Gouges, The Declaration of the Rights of Woman
22.3- Voltaire, "Torture," from the Philosophical Dictionary
22.4- Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France
22.5- Thomas Paine, Rights of Man
22.6- Clemens von Metternich

Chapter 23. Creoles and Caudillos, Latin America in the Nineteenth Century, 1790-1917
Independence, Constitutionalism, and Landed Elites
Independence in the Southern Cone: State Formation in Argentina
Brazil: From Kingdom to Republic
Independence and State Formation in Western and Northern South America
Independence and Political Development in the North: Mexico
Latin American Society and Economy in the Nineteenth Century
Rebuilding Societies and Economies
Export-Led Growth
Culture, Family, and the Status of Women
Putting It All Together
PATTERNS OF EVIDENCE: Sources for Chapter 23
23.1- "The Education of Women" (1842) by Madame Josefina Bachellery
23.2- Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, Travels in the United States in 1847
23.3- Amulet containing passages from the Qur'an, worn by Muslim slaves who rioted in Bahia, Brazil
23.4- Photograph of a Chinese coolie, Peru

Chapter 24. The Challenge of Modernity, East Asia, 1750-1900
China and Japan in the Age of Imperialism
China and Maritime Trade, 1750-1839
The Opium Wars and the Treaty Port Era
Toward Revolution: Reform and Reaction to 1900
In Search of Security through Empire: Japan in the Meiji Era
Economy and Society in Late Qing China
The Seeds of Modernity and the New Economic Order
Culture, Arts, and Science
Zaibatsu and Political Parties: Economy and Society in Meiji Japan
Commerce and Cartels
"Civilization and Enlightenment": Science, Culture, and the Arts
Putting It All Together
PATTERNS OF EVIDENCE: Sources for Chapter 24
24.1- Lin Zexu's letter to Queen Victoria of Great Britain
24.3-The Meiji Constitution of the Empire of Japan
24.4-Natsume Soseki, Kokoro

Chapter 25. Adaptation and Resistance, The Ottoman and Russian Empires, 1683-1908
Decentralization and Reforms in the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Imperialism in the 1600s and 1700s
The Western Challenge and Ottoman Responses
Iran's Effort to Cope with the Western Challenge
Westernization, Reforms, and Industrialization in Russia
Russia and Westernization
Russia in the Early Nineteenth Century
The Great Reforms
Russian Industrialization
The Abortive Russian Revolution of 1905
Putting It All Together
PATTERNS OF EVIDENCE: Sources for Chapter 25
25.1- Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Letters from the Levant
25.2- Imperial Edict of the Rose Garden
25.3- Tsar Alexander II's Abolition of Serfdom
25.4- Female Workers' Strike at the Gal'pern Matchbox Factory in Pinsk (1901-2)

Chapter 26. Industrialization and Its Discontents, 1750-1914
Origins and Growth of Industrialism, 1750-1914
Early Industrialism, 1750-1870
The Spread of Early Industrialism
Later Industrialism, 1871-1914
The Social and Economic Impact of Industrialism, 1750-1914
Demographic Changes
Industrial Society
Critics of Industrialism
Improved Standards of Living
Improved Urban Living
Big Business
Intellectual and Cultural Responses to Industrialism
Scientific and Intellectual Developments
Toward Modernity in Philosophy and Religion
Toward Modernity in Literature and the Arts
Putting It All Together
PATTERNS OF EVIDENCE: Sources for Chapter 26
26.1- Charles Dickens, Hard Times
26.2- The death of William Huskisson, first casualty of a railroad accident
26.3- Young miners testify to the Ashley Commission
26.4- Karl Marx, "Wage Labour and Capital"
26.5- Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species
26.6- Emmeline Pankhurst, My Own Story

Chapter 27. The New Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century, 1750-1914
The British Colonies of India and Australia
The British East India Company
Direct British Rule
British Settler Colonies: Australia
European Imperialism in the Middle East and Africa
The Rising Appeal of Imperialism in the West
The Scramble for Africa
Western Imperialism and Colonialism in Southeast Asia
The Dutch in Indonesia
Spain in the Philippines
The French in Vietnam
Putting It All Together
PATTERNS OF EVIDENCE: Sources for Chapter 27
27.1- The Indian Revolt
27.2- Ismail ibn 'Abd al-Qadir, The Life of the Sudanese Mahdi
27.3- Rudyard Kipling, "The White Man's Burden"
27.4- Mark Twain, "To the Person Sitting in Darkness"

28. World Wars and Competing Visions of Modernity, 1900-1945
The Great War and Its Aftermath
A Savage War and a Flawed Peace
America First: The Beginnings of a Consumer Culture and the Great Depression
Great Britain and France: Slow Recovery and Troubled Empires
Latin America: Independent Democracies and Authoritarian Regimes
New Variations on Modernity: The Soviet Union and Communism
The Communist Party and Regime in the Soviet Union
The Collectivization of Agriculture and Industrialization
New Variations on Modernity: Supremacist Nationalism in Italy, Germany, and Japan
From Fascism in Italy to Nazism in the Third Reich
Japan's "Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere" and China's Struggle for Unity
Putting It All Together
PATTERNS OF EVIDENCE: Sources for Chapter 28
28.1- ANZAC troops at Gallipoli
28.2- Vera Brittain, Testament of Youth
28.3- Benito Mussolini and Giovanni Gentile, "Foundations and Doctrine of Fascism"
28.4- Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf
28.5-Franklin D. Roosevelt, undelivered address planned for Jefferson Day
28.6-Hiroshima Diary

Chapter 29. Reconstruction, Cold War, and Decolonization, 1945-1962
Superpower Confrontation: Capitalist Democracy and Communism
The Cold War Era, 1945-1962
Society and Culture in Postwar North America, Europe, and Japan
Populism and Industrialization in Latin America
Slow Social Change
Populist-Guided Democracy
The End of Colonialism and the Rise of New Nations
"China Has Stood Up"
Decolonization, Israel, and Arab Nationalism in the Middle East
Decolonization and Cold War in Asia
Decolonization and Cold War in Africa
Putting It All Together
PATTERNS OF EVIDENCE: Sources for Chapter 29
29.1- The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
29.2- Winston Churchill, "The Iron Curtain Speech"
29.3- Letters on the Cuban Missile Crisis between Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev
29.4- Ho Chi Minh, "The Path Which Led Me to Leninism"
29.5- Indira Gandhi, "What Educated Women Can Do"
29.6- Kwame Nkrumah

Chapter 30. The End of the Cold War, Western Social Transformation, and the Developing World (1963-1991)
The Climax of the Cold War
The Soviet Superpower in Slow Decline
Transforming the West
Civil Rights Movements
From "Underdeveloped" to "Developing" World, 1963-1991
China: Cultural Revolution to Four Modernizations
Vietnam and Cambodia: War and Communist Rule
The Middle East
Africa: From Independence to Development
Latin America: Proxy Wars
Putting It All Together
PATTERNS OF EVIDENCE: Sources for Chapter 30
30.1- Mikhail Gorbachev, Perestroika: New Thinking for Our Country and the World
30.2- Martin Luther King, Jr., "I Have a Dream"
30.3- Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex
30.4- Coverage of the Tiananmen Square Protests
30.5- Salvador Allende, "Last Words to the Nation"
30.6-Nelson Mandela's inauguration speech

31. A Fragile Capitalist-Democratic World Order, 1991-2020
Capitalist Democracy: The Dominant Pattern of Modernity
A Decade of Global Expansion: The United States and the World in the 1990s
Two Communist Holdouts: China and Vietnam
Pluralist Democracy under Strain
The Environmental Limits of Modernity
Putting It All Together
PATTERNS OF EVIDENCE: Sources for Chapter 31
31.1- Osama bin Laden, "Declaration of War against the Americans Occupying the Land of the Two Holy Places"
31.2- Vladimir Putin, Address to the Duma concerning the annexation of Crimea
31.3- Remarks by President Obama in Address to European Youth, March 26, 2014
31.4- United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Paris

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