Turbulent Passage A Global History of the Twentieth Century

ISBN-10: 0321338901

ISBN-13: 9780321338907

Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Michael Adas, Peter N. Stearns, Stuart B. Schwartz

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With a strong emphasis on social and cultural history, this book focuses on the major international themes and historical processes that shaped the 20th century.
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List price: $75.60
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Longman Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
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".

List of Maps
The Birth of the 20th Century.?
Accelerating Change and the Transition to the Twentieth Century
Redrawing the Global Map
Social Transformations and the Coming of the Twentieth Century
Intellectual Foundations for a New Century
Part Overview
Western Industrialization and the Foundations of the 20th Century
The Industrial Revolution in Europe
Document: Feminism
The Consolidation of the Industrial Order, 1850-1914
Analysis: The United States in World History
Diplomatic Tensions Among the Western Powers
Conclusion: Diplomacy And Society
Further Reading
On the Web
Extending the Industrial Core: The Emergence of Russia and Japanas 20th-Century Powers
Reforms in Russia, 1861-1914
Protest and Revolution
Document: Conditions Under Russian Industrialization
Japan: Reform, Industrialization, and Rise to Global Power
Analysis: The Separate Paths of Japan and China
Conclusion: Responses to the West and the Question of Autonomy
Further Reading
On the Web
Industrialization and Imperialism: The Making of a Global Colonial Order
Industrial Rivalries and the Partition of the World, 1870-1914
Colonial Regimes and African and Asian Peoples
Analysis: Western Education and the Rise of an African and Asian Middle Class
White Dominions and Mixed Settler Colonies
Document: Contrary Images: The Colonizer vs. the Colonized on the "Civilizing Mission."
Conclusion: The Pattern of the Age of Imperialism
Further Reading
On the Web
Precarious Sovereignty: Western Informal Empire and Constricted Development in Latin America, the Middle East, and China
National Consolidation in Latin America
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