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Cultures in Motion Mapping Key Contacts and Their Imprints in World History

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ISBN-10: 0300082290

ISBN-13: 9780300082296

Edition: 2001

Authors: Peter N. Stearns

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Through a combination of vivid case studies and imaginative colour maps, this book brings to life key episodes of cultural contact in world history, from the beginnings of civilisation to the present.
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Book details

List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 12/11/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 10.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.034
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 .

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Early Cultural Contacts Through the Classical Period
Egypt and the Middle East: The Contact with Early Greece
The Hellenistic-Indian Encounter
Buddhism and New Cultural Contacts in Asia
The Jewish Diaspora
The Spread of Christianity
Postclassical and Early Modern Periods, 450-1750 C.E.
The Spread of Islam
Christianity and the Americas
The Spread of Science
The African Diaspora
The Modern Centuries
The Spread of Nationalism
Imperialist Ideas About Women
The Development of International Art
The Spread of Marxism
International Consumer Culture
Bibliography
Index