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Patterns of World History - Since 1400

ISBN-10: 0199943761
ISBN-13: 9780199943760
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List price: $49.95
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/19/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Patterns of World History offers a distinct framework for understanding the global past through the study of origins, interactions, and adaptations. Authors Peter von Sivers, Charles A. Desnoyers, and George Stow--each specialists in their respective fields--examine the full range of human ingenuity over time and space in a comprehensive, even-handed, and critical fashion.The book helps students to see and understand patterns through: ORIGINS - INTERACTIONS - ADAPTATIONSThese key features show the O-A-I framework in action:* Seeing Patterns, a list of key questions at the beginning of each chapter, focuses students on the 3-5 over-arching patterns, which are revisited, considered, and synthesized at the end of the chapter in Thinking Through Patterns.* Each chapter includes a Patterns Up Close case study that brings into sharp relief the O-I-A pattern using a specific idea or thing that has developed in human history (and helped, in turn, develop human history), like the innovation of the Chinese writing system or religious syncretism in India. Each case study clearly shows how an innovation originated either in one geographical center or independently in several different centers. It demonstrates how, as people in the centers interacted with their neighbors, the neighbors adapted to--and in many cases were transformed by--the idea, object, or event. Adaptations include the entire spectrum of human responses, ranging from outright rejection to creative borrowing and, at times, forced acceptance.

Maps
Studying with Maps
Preface
Note on Dates and Spellings
About the Authors
The Formation of Religious Civilizations 600-1450 CE
The Rise of Empires in the Americas 600-1450 CE
The Legacy of Teotihuac�n and the Toltecs in Mesoamerica
Militarism in the Valley of Mexico
Late Maya States in Yucat�n
The Legacy of Tiwanaku and Wari in the Andes
The Conquering 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
Interactions Across the Globe 1450-1750
The Ottoman-Habsburg Struggle and Western European Overseas Expansion 1450-1750
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
Fiscal-Military State: Origins and Interactions
State Transformation, Money, and Firearms
Imperial Courts, Urban Festivities, and the Arts
The Spanish Habsburg Empire: Popular Festivities and the Arts
The Ottoman Empire: Palaces, Festivities, and the Arts
Putting It All Together
Renaissance, Reformation, and the New Science in Europe 1450-1750
Fiscal-Military States and Religious Upheavals
The Rise of Fiscal-Military Kingdoms
The Protestant Reformation, State Churches, and Independent Congregations
Religious Wars and Political Restoration
Cultural Transformations: Renaissance, New Science, and Early Enlightenment
The Renaissance and Baroque Arts
The Pioneers of the New Science
The New Science and Its Social Impact
The Early Enlightenment in Northwestern Europe
Putting It All Together
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
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
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 Economics
Mansabdars and Bureaucracy
The Mughals and Early Modern Economics
Society, Family, and Gender
Science, Religion, and the Arts
Science and Technology
Religion: In Search of Balance
Literature and Art
Putting It All Together
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
The Origins of Modernity 1750-1900
Nation-States and Patterns of Culture in Europe and North America 1750-1871
Origins of the Nation-State: 1750-1815
The American and French Revolutions
Enlightenment Culture: Radicalism and Moderation
Late Enlightenment
The Other Enlightenment: The Ideology of Ethnolinguistic Nationalism
The Growth of the Nation-State, 1815-1871
Restoration Monarchies, 1815-1848
Nation-State Building in Anglo-America, 1783-1865
Romanticism and Realism: Philosophical and Artistic Expression to 1850
Romanticism
Realism
Putting It All Together
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
The Challenge of Modernity: East Asia 1750-1910
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
Economics and Society in Late Qing China
The Seeds of Modernity and the New Economic Order
Culture, Arts, and Science
Zaibatsu and Political Parties: Economics and Society in Meiji Japan
Commerce and Cartels
"Enlightenment and Progress": Science, Culture, and the Arts
Putting It All Together
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
The New Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century 1750-1914
The British Colonies of India, Australia, and New Zealand
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
Creoles and Caudillos: Latin America and the Caribbean in the Nineteenth Century 1790-1917
Independence, Authoritarianism, and Political Instability
Independence and Political Development in the North: Haiti and Mexico
Independence and Development in Northern South America
Independence and Development in Southern and Western South America
Brazil: From Kingdom to Republic
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
From Three Modernities to One 1914-Present
World War 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
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 the Cold War in Asia
Decolonization and Cold War in Africa
Putting It All Together
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: War and Unification
The Middle East
Africa: From Independence to Development
Latin America: Proxy Wars
Putting It All Together
A Fragile Capitalist-Democratic World Order 1991-2011
Capitalist Democracy: The Dominant Pattern of Modernity
A Decade of Global Expansion: The United States and the World in the 1990s
The Communist Holdouts: North Korea, Cuba, China, and Vietnam
A Decade of Global Shifts: Twenty-First-Century Currents and Cross-Currents
The Environmental Limits of Modernity
Putting It All Together
Further Resources
Credits and Notes
Index

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