Cross-Cultural Encounters in Modern World History

ISBN-10: 0205532667
ISBN-13: 9780205532667
Edition: 2013
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List price: $41.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 3/2/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

Takes an encounters approach to studying the modern world.Cross-Cultural Encounters in the Modern World explores cultural contact as an agent of change. It takes an encounters approach to world history since 1500, rather than a political one, to reveal different perspectives and experiences as well as key patterns and transformations.The text focuses on first encounters that suggest long-term developments. Because of the complexities of these encounters, the author takes a user-friendly approach to keep the text accessible to students with varying backgrounds in history.Learning GoalsUpon completing this book readers will be able to:Understand the dynamics of cultural contact and exchange as agents of historical changeView cultural encounters as more than a political struggle between dominant and subordinate peopleSee the impact of first encounters and longer-term, macro-historical encountersNote: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: www.mysearchlab.com or you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205248403 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205248407.

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Cross-Cultural Encounters and Hybrid Culture
Encounters in the Age of Exploration
Power and Unpredictability, Conquistadors, and Native Peoples: Conquest of the Americas
"Indios"
European and Native American Perceptions
Columbus and the Route to Asia
Columbus and the Taino
Cort�s, Aztecs, and Conquest of Mexico
The Aztecs
Native American Responses
Fighting for the Native Americans: Las Casas
Europeans on the Margin: Missionaries and Indigenous Response in East Asia
Cultural Conversion in China: Matteo Ricci
Chinese-Jesuit Dialogue
Japan and the Jesuits
Empires of Difference: The Ottoman Model of a Multicultural State
Outsiders in the Ottoman Empire
The Aman
The Millet System
Trade and Commerce
Imperial Power, Imperial Diversity
Obstacles to Toleration
Trade
Prisoners and Slaves
Pilgrims and Missionaries
Cosmopolitan Ports of Call: Salonica and Algiers
The Ottoman Encounter with "Orientalism"
Encounters-Middle Ground Successes and Failures
Cultures in Competition: Native American Encounters with Europeans
European and Native American Perceptions
New England Native Americans and Land
Impact of the Fur Trade
The Middle Ground
The Catawba
Native Americans and the U.S. Government
From First Contact to Entanglement: Polynesian Encounters with Euro-Americans
Polynesia at the Time of Its Contact with the West
The West at the Time of the First Contact with Polynesia
Castaways
On the Frontiers of Central Asia: Russia, China and Steppe Empires in Eurasia
The Mongols
The Russian Empire and the Peoples of the Steppe
Raiding and Slaves
Diplomacy and Conquest
Missionary Activity
China, Russia, and Mongolia
Imperialism and Nationalism in the Modern World
Altered States: British Imperialism and the Rise of Indian Nationalism
Britain Discovers India
The Orientalists
The Bengal Renaissance
Remaking a Civilization
The War of 1857 and Its Aftermath
Oil and Water
The Japanese in East Asia: A Non-Western Empire and Nationalist Reactions
Acquiring an Empire
Japanese Policy in Taiwan
Japanese Encounter with Indigenous Peoples
Japan in Korea
Japan in Manchuria and China
Far Eastern Games
The Sino-Japanese War and the Rape of Nanjing
Mapping Africa: European Perceptions and African Realities
Impact of the Colonial Encounter
European Perceptions
Christianity in Africa
African Perceptions
Christianity and Conquest
Islam in Africa
Rise of Nationalism and Decolonization
Twentieth Century Challenges
Testing the Limits of Multiculturalism: Immigration into Europe in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Century
Conflicts
Law and Sex
Extremes: Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism
Non-Muslim Immigrant Experiences
Index

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