World Civilizations

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  • Copyright: 2005-02-03
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Worldview III Equilibrium Among Polycentric Civilizations, 500 C.E.-1500 C.E. Part IV: DISEQUILIBRIUM: THE WESTERN ENCOUNTER WITH THE NON-WESTERN WORLD, 1500-1700 C.E. 23. A Larger World Opens. 24. The Protestant Reformation. 25. Foundations of the European States. 26. Eastern European Empires. 27. The Rise and Fall of the Muslim Empires. 28. China from the Ming Through the Early Qing Dynasty. 29. Japan and Colonial Southeast Asia. 30. From Conquest to Colonies in Hispanic America. Worldview IV Disequilibrium: The Western Encounter with the Non-Western World, 1500-1700 C.E. Part V: REVOLUTIONS, IDEOLOGY, AND THE NEW IMPERIALISM, 1700-1920. 31. The Scientific Revolution and Its Enlightened Aftermath. 32. Liberalism and the Challenge to Absolute Monarchy. 33. The French Revolution and the Empire of Napoleon. 34. Europe's Industrialization and Its Social Impacts. 35. Europe in Ideological Conflict. 36. Consolidation of National States. 37. The Islamic World and India. 38. Africa in the Era of Informal Empire. 39. Latin America from Independence to Dependent States 40. Advanced Industrial Society. 41. Modern Science and Its Implications. 42. World War I and Its Disputed Settlement. Worldview V Revolutions, Ideology, and the New Imperialism, 1700-1920. Part VI: EQUILIBRIUM REESTABLISHED: THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY WORLD AND BEYOND, 1920-PRESENT. 43. A Fragile Balance: Europe in the Twenties. 44. The Soviet Experiment to World War II. 45. Totalitarianism Refined: The Nazi State. 46. East Asia in a Century of Change. 47. World War II. 48. High and Low Cultures in the West. 49. Superpower Rivalry and the European Recovery. 50. Decolonization and the Third World. 51. The New Asia. 52. Africa in the Colonial and Independent Eras. 53. Latin America in the Twentieth Century. 54. The Reemergence of the Muslim World. 55. Collapse and Reemergence in Communist Europe. 56. A New Millennium. Worldview VI Equilibrium Reestablished: The Twentieth-Century World and Beyond, 1920-Present. Glossary with Pronunciation Guide. Answers to Test Your Knowledge. Photo Credits, and Index.

Table of Contents

Parties and Politics in America
The Party Battle in America
Characteristics of the American Party System
Party Organizations
Nominations for State and Congressional Offices
Presidential Nominating Politics
Political Parties and the Voters
The General Election: Regulation and Campaign Strategy
Parties in the Government
A Concluding Note: American Parties-Distinctive, Durable, Adaptive, and Useful
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