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World Civilizations The Global Experience, Volume 2

ISBN-10: 0205659594
ISBN-13: 9780205659593
Edition: 6th 2011
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List price: $155.40
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 1/3/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

Peter N. Stearns is Provost and University Professor at George Mason University. Since 1967, he has served as editor-in-chief of The Journal of Social History.  His numerous books include World History in Documents ;  American Behavioral History ; and Anxious Parents .

Stuart B. Schwartz is the George Burton Adams Professor of History and chair of the Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies at Yale University. His many books include "All Can Be Saved: Religious Tolerance and Salvation in the Iberian Atlantic World".

The Early Modern Period, 1450���1750: The World Shrinks
THE EARLY MODERN PERIOD, 1450���1750: THE WORLD SHRINKS
The World Economy
The West's First Outreach:Maritime Power
THINKING HISTORICALLY
Causation and the West's Expansion
Toward a World Economy
VISUALIZING THE PAST: West Indian Slaveholding
Colonial Expansion
DOCUMENT: Western Conquerors: Tactics and Motives
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: The World Economy���And the World
Further Readings
On the Web
The Transformation of the West, 1450���1750
The First Big Changes: Culture and Commerce, 1450���1650
The Commercial Revolution
The Scientific Revolution: the Next Phase of Change
VISUALIZING THE PAST: Versailles
Political Change
THINKING HISTORICALLY: Elites and Masses
The West by 1750
DOCUMENT: Controversies About Women
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: Europe and the World
Further Readings
On the Web
The Rise of Russia
Russia's Expansionist Politics Under the Tsars
THINKING HISTORICALLY: Multinational Empires
Russia's First Westernization, 1690���1790
DOCUMENT: The Nature of Westernization
Themes in Early Modern Russian History
VISUALIZING THE PAST: Oppressed Peasants
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: Russia and the World
Further Readings
On the Web
Early Latin America
Spaniards and Portuguese: From Reconquest
To Conquest
DOCUMENT: A Vision from the Vanquished
The Destruction and Transformation
Of Indigenous Societies
Colonial Economies and Governments
THINKING HISTORICALLY: An Atlantic History?
Brazil: the First Plantation Colony
Multiracial Societies
VISUALIZING THE PAST: Race or Culture? A Changing Society
The 18th-Century Reforms
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: Latin American Civilization and the World Context
Further Readings
On the Web
Africa and the Africans in the Age of the Atlantic Slave Trade
Africa and the Creation of an Atlantic System
The Atlantic Slave Trade
African Societies, Slavery, and the Slave Trade
THINKING HISTORICALLY: Slavery and Human Society
White Settlers and Africans in Southern Africa
The African Diaspora
DOCUMENT: An African's Description of the Middle Passage
VISUALIZING THE PAST: The Cloth of Kings in an Atlantic Perspective
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: Africa and the African Diaspora in World Context
Further Readings
On the Web
The Muslim Empires
The Ottomans: From Frontier Warriors to Empire Builders
DOCUMENT: An Islamic Traveler Laments the Muslims' Indifference to Europe
The Shi'a Challenge of the Safavids
THINKING HISTORICALLY: The Gunpowder Empires
And the Shifting Balance of Global Power
The Mughals and the Apex of Muslim Civilization in India
VISUALIZING THE PAST: Art as A Window into the Past: Paintings and History in Mughal India
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: Gunpowder Empires and the Restoration of the Islamic Bridge Between Civilizations
Further Readings
On the Web
Asian Transitions in an Age of Global Change
The Asian Trading World and the Coming of the Europeans
Ming China: A Global Mission Refused
DOCUMENT: Exam Questions as a Mirror of Chinese Values
VISUALIZING THE PAST: The Great Ships of the Ming Expeditions that Crossed the Indian Ocean
THINKING HISTORICALLY: Means and Motives for Overseas Expansion: Europe and China Compared
Fending Off the West: Japan's Reunification and the First Challenge
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: An Age of Eurasian
Protoglobalization
Further Readings
On the Web
The Dawn of the Industrial Age, 1750���1914
The Emergence of Industrial Society in the West, 1750���1914
The Age of Revolution
VISUALIZING THE PAST: The French Revolution in Cartoons
The Consolidation of the Industrial Order, 1850���1914
DOCUMENT: Protesting the Industrial Revolution
Cultural Transformations
Western Settler Societies
THINKING HISTORICALLY: Two Revolutions: Industrial and Atlantic
Diplomatic Tensions and World War I
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: Industrial Europe and the World
Further Readings
On the Web
Industrialization and Imperialism: The Making of the European Global Order
The Shift to Land Empires in Asia
THINKING HISTORICALLY: Western Education and the Rise
Of an African and Asian Middle Class
Industrial Rivalries and the Partition of the World, 1870���1914
Patterns of Dominance: Continuity and Change
DOCUMENT: Contrary Images: the Colonizer Versus the Colonized on the "Civilizing Mission"
VISUALIZING THE PAST: Capitalism and Colonialism
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: A European-Dominated Early
Phase of Globalization
Further Readings
On the Web
The Consolidation of Latin America, 1830���1920
From Colonies to Nations
New Nations Confront Old and New Problems
Latin American Economies and World Markets, 1820���1870
DOCUMENT: Confronting the Hispanic Heritage: From Independence to Consolidation
Societies in Search of Themselves
THINKING HISTORICALLY: Explaining Underdevelopment
VISUALIZING THE PAST: Images of the Spanish-American War
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: New Latin American Nations and the World
Further Readings
On the Web
Civilizations in Crisis: the Ottoman Empire, the Islamic Heartlands, and Qing China
From Empire to Nation: Ottoman Retreat and the Birth of Turkey
Western Intrusions and the Crisis in the Arab Islamic Heartlands
THINKING HISTORICALLY: Western Dominance and the Decline of Civilizations
The Last Dynasty: the Rise and Fall of the Qing Empire in China
VISUALIZING THE PAST: Mapping the Decline of Civilizations
DOCUMENT: Transforming Imperial China into a Nation
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: Muslim and Chinese Decline and a Shifting Global Balance
Further Readings
On the Web
Russia and Japan: Industrialization Outside the West
Russia's Reforms and Industrial Advance
DOCUMENT: Conditions for Factory Workers in Russia's Industrialization
Protest and Revolution in Russia
Japan: Transformation Without Revolution
THINKING HISTORICALLY: The Separate Paths of Japan and China
VISUALIZING THE PAST: Two Faces ofWestern Influence
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: Russia and Japan in the World
Further Readings
On the Web
The Newest Stage of World History: 1914 Present
Descent into the Abyss:World War I
And the Crisis of the European Global Order
The Coming of the Great War
A World at War
VISUALIZING THE PAST: Trench Warfare
Failed Peace and Global Turmoil
The Nationalist Assault on the European Colonial Order
DOCUMENT: Lessons for the Colonized from the Slaughter in the Trenches
THINKING HISTORICALLY: Women in Asian and African Nationalist Movements
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: World War and Global Upheavals
Further Readings
On the Web
The World between the Wars: Revolutions, Depression, and Authoritarian Response
The Roaring Twenties
Revolution: the First Waves
THINKING HISTORICALLY: A Century of Revolutions
The Global Great Depression
The Authoritarian Response
VISUALIZING THE PAST: Guernica and the Images of War
DOCUMENT: Socialist Realism
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: Economic Depression, Authoritarian Response, and Democratic Retreat
Further Readings
On the Web
A Second Global Conflict and the End of the European World Order
Old and New Causes of a Second World War
THINKING HISTORICALLY: Total War, Global Devastation
Unchecked Aggression and the Coming of War in Europe and the Pacific
The Conduct of a Second Global War
DOCUMENT: Japan's Defeat in a Global War
War's End and the Emergence of the Superpower Standoff
Nationalism and Decolonization in South and Southeast Asia and Africa
VISUALIZING THE PAST: National Leaders for a New Global Order
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: Persisting Trends in a World Transformed by War
Further Readings
On the Web
Western Society and Eastern Europe in the Decades of the Cold War
After World War II: A New International Setting for the West
The Resurgence of Western Europe
THINKING HISTORICALLY: The United States and Western Europe: Convergence and Complexity
Cold War Allies: the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand
Culture and Society in the West
VISUALIZING THE PAST: Women at Work in France and the United States
Eastern Europe After World War II: A Soviet Empire
Soviet Culture: Promoting New Beliefs and Institutions
DOCUMENT: A Cold War Speech
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: The Cold War and the World
Further Readings
On the Web
Latin America: Revolution and Reaction into the 21st Century
Latin America After World War II
Radical Options in the 1950s
VISUALIZING THE PAST: Murals and Posters: Art and Revolution
DOCUMENT: The People Speak
The Search for Reform and the Military Option
THINKING HISTORICALLY: Human Rights in the 20th Century
Societies in Search of Change
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: Struggling Toward the Future in a Global Economy
Further Readings
On the Web
Africa, the Middle East, and Asia in the Era of Independence
The Challenges of Independence
DOCUMENT: Cultural Creativity in the Emerging Nations: Some Literary Samples
THINKING HISTORICALLY: Artificial Nations and the Rising Tide of Communal Strife
Post-Colonial Options for Achieving Economic Growth and Social Justice
Delayed Revolutions: Religious Revivalism and Liberation Movements in Settler Societies
VISUALIZING THE PAST: Globalization and Postcolonial Societies
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: Postcolonial Nations in the Cold War World Order
Further Readings
On the Web
Rebirth and Revolution: Nation-Building
In East Asia and the Pacific Rim
East Asia in the Postwar Settlements
The Pacific Rim:More Japans?
VISUALIZING THE PAST: Pacific Rim Growth
THINKING HISTORICALLY: The Pacific Rim as a U.S. Policy Issue
Mao's China: Vanguard of World Revolution?
DOCUMENT: Women in the Revolutionary Struggles for Social Justice
Colonialism and Revolution in Vietnam
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: East Asia and the Pacific Rim in the Contemporary World
Further Readings
On the Web
Power, Politics, and Conflict in World History, 1990���2010
The End of the Cold War
VISUALIZING THE PAST: Symbolism in the Breakdown of the Soviet Bloc
The Spread of Democracy
DOCUMENT: Democratic Protest and Repression in China
The Great Powers and New Disputes
The United States as Sole Superpower
THINKING HISTORICALLY: Terrorism, Then and Now
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: New Global Standards, New Divisions
Further Readings
On the Web
Globalization and Resistance
Globalization: Causes and Processes
DOCUMENT: Protests Against Globalization
Resistance and Alternatives
THINKING HISTORICALLY: How Much Historical
Change?
The Global Environment
VISUALIZING THE PAST: Two Faces of Globalization
Toward the Future
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: Civilizations and Global Forces
Further Readings
On the Web
Glossary
Credits
Index

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