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World Civilizations Since 1500

ISBN-10: 0495502626
ISBN-13: 9780495502623
Edition: 5th 2008
List price: $224.95
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Description: Short chapters, great stories, and tons of study tools! Adler and Pouwels's WORLD CIVILIZATIONS is a vibrant introduction to world history structured to meet the demands of your study schedule. It's clearly written, packed with charts and  More...

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Book details

List price: $224.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 11/27/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Short chapters, great stories, and tons of study tools! Adler and Pouwels's WORLD CIVILIZATIONS is a vibrant introduction to world history structured to meet the demands of your study schedule. It's clearly written, packed with charts and illustrations, and loaded with review features so you'll be up to date in class and ready for the test. And, because WORLD CIVILIZATIONS offers extensive coverage of Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, you'll have timely historical insights into the issues that make today's news. Get WORLD CIVILIZATIONS and discover how having all the information you need to know for the test really does equal a better grade.

Philip J. Adler taught college courses in world history to undergraduates for almost thirty years prior to his recent retirement. Dr. Adler earned his Ph.D. at the University of Vienna following military service overseas in the 1950s. His dissertation was on the activity of the South Slav emigres during World War I, and his academic specialty was the modern history of Eastern Europe and the Austro-Hungarian empire. His research has been supported by Fulbright and the National Endowment for the Humanities grants. Adler has published widely in the historical journals of the U.S. and German-speaking Europe. He is currently professor emeritus at East Carolina University, where he spent most of his teaching career.

Disequilibrium: The Western Encounter with the Non-Western World, 1500-1700 C.E.
A Larger World Opens
The Protestant Reformation
The Rise and Fall of the Muslim Empires
Foundations of the European States
China from the Ming Through the Early Qing Dynasty
Japan in the Era of European Expansion
From Conquest to Colonies in Hispanic America
Disequilibrium: The Western Encounter with the Non-Western World, 1500-1700 C.E.
Revolutions, Ideology, and the New Imperialism, 1700-1920
The Scientific Revolution and Its Enlightened Aftermath
Liberalism and the Challenge to Absolute Monarchy
The French Revolution and the Empire of Napoleon
England's Industrialization and Its Social Consequences
Europe in Ideological Conflict
Advanced Industrial Society
Consolidation of National States
The Islamic World, 1600-1917
Africa in the Era of Informal Empire
European Imperialism and Africa During the Age of Industry
China and Southeast Asia in the Age of Imperialism
Latin America from Independence to Dependent States
Modern Science and Its Implications
World War I and Its Disputed Settlement
Revolutions, Ideology, and the New Imperialism, 1700-1920
Equilibrium Reestablished: the Twentieth-Century World and Beyond, 1920-Present
A Fragile Balance: Europe in the Twenties
The Soviet Experiment to World War II
Totalitarianism Refined: The Nazi State
East Asia in a Century of Change
World War II
High and Low Cultures in the West
Superpower Rivalry and the European Recovery
Decolonization and the Third World
The New Asia
Africa's Decolonization and Years of Independence
Latin America in the Twentieth Century
The Reemergence of the Muslim World
Collapse and Reemergence in Communist Europe
A New Millennium
Equilibrium Reestablished: The Twentieth-Century World and Beyond, 1920-Present

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